Who are the Freemasons?

Jul 3, 2011 | Views: 6,385

The Freemasons are known to be very secretive and according to some people, almost cult-like. Cult is a very subjective word of course. Although I do not know much. Just post this because it looks interesting. There are many stories about how the Freemasons came to be, but the 2 main stories are:

1. In 1118 A.D., in order to protect Christian pilgrims traveling from a port in Israel to Jerusalem, monks took up arms and formed the order known as the Knights Templar. According to legend, they had found treasure of enormous value in King Solomon’s temple. This made them so rich, that their intentions and existence became highly suspect and many people envied them… They acted as bankers, and even lent the then King of France, King Philip IV, money which gradually put him in a lot of debt.

In 1307, to free himself from the debts, Philip IV had the Knights Templar arrested under the charge of heresy. Some of them escaped, some of them were tortured, burnt and murdered, and even the Master of the Templars was burnt at the stake. Those that escaped are said to have formed a secret society now known as the Freemasons.

2. During the 5th – 15th century, masons were stone workers who were hired to build castles and cathedrals by kings and the churches of England, Scotland and France. There were two types of masons: those who worked with ordinary stone and those who worked with softer stone and carved intricate designs. The first group were called the “rough masons” and the latter called the “freestone masons”, “free masons”… or “Freemasons”.

The “Freemasons” had the skills which only some people had, and just like professions such as accountants today, they set up a guild. There, they discussed their work and kept their working tools. To keep it private from the “rough masons”, they had secret handshakes, code words etc.

In the 1700s, the Freemasons evolved from a guild to a society of like-minded men (women were not allowed into the Freemasons, with the exception of one lady in 1712).

These men got together to talk about everything except for politics and religion. Freemason lodges (like clubs) were set up in England, Ireland, Scotland and Italy… and only Freemasons were allowed in.

During this period of time, they also went over to America where they set up more lodges.

In 1731, Benjamin Franklin (photo on the left) joined the Philadelphia lodge. Three years later, he received the highest degree and became the Master of the lodge. In 1752, George Washington was initiated as a Freemason too.

Anyone of any religious background can be initiated as a Freemason, but they have to believe in a universal Supreme Being (some form of God), to be morally sound and to be of certain financial status (although not necessarily rich).

There are many levels (degrees) within the Freemason order, and the higher you are, the more exposed and the more secrets you will know within Freemasonry. They believe in the brotherhood (where people stick together), and they all practice philanthropy, abide by the laws of the country in which they live in and are generally the “elite” of society.

They still have their secret handshakes, hand symbols, passwords etc…

Those who have read about the Freemasons and the Illuminati would have also heard about the New World Order. It is believed that Freemasons are slowly trying to establish a New World Order, where there are no boundaries separating countries with many different governments, and instead having just one central government for the world.

Do watch the videos below… it shows us what we may perceive as real could very well be a complete delusion… According to this website (in the Malay language), there are Malaysians who are Freemasons!

I am not promoting this in any way but just found it interesting to share. Knowledge makes us open our minds broader and accept things around us better. I am not against or for this belief but I like to widen my own understanding.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/NewWorldOrderGovernmentConspiracy.mp4

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/TheSecretGovernment.mp4

Here are 2 more interesting videos below, that my student Shirley Tan sent me. It is of the American Dollar Bill, and how there are hidden messages on American currency including the 9/11 attack… and there is even an alien there!

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/AlienOnAmericanOneDollarBill.mp4

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Creepy_USDollarbills_ContainsHiddenPict.mp4

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jan 13, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    Freemasonry is a non-religious and non-political organisation, and discussion of politics and religion are forbidden during meetings. Conspiracy theories and controversy have dogged the Freemasons throughout their existence, fuelled by their secretive image.
    Wow …they have their own secret handshakes, hand symbols and passwords too as if they are secret society, and are the subject of countless parodies. Many people join the Freemasons ,having their own reasons. Some of them looking for friendships and to enjoy each others’ company in a more relaxed and informal environment. Wonderful some desire to help other people by getting involved in the local community. It seem they are just a gentleman’s club devoted to charitable giving . Freemasonry began in medieval Europe as a guild for stonemasons, but lived on as a social organization.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing. Something interesting and new to me which I have not heard of it before.

  2. Stella Cheang on Jan 12, 2018 at 11:10 am

    Freemason and the conspiracy theories have been no less an inspiration for many books and movies, for example the Da Vinci Code. The Freemasonary involves politicians, religious leaders and often time devil worshippers as well as the legendary Knights of the Templers who possess skills and knowledge that no one else has, it is therefore a popular theme. Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing the interesting info and videos. They are enjoyable.

  3. El on Dec 28, 2015 at 7:01 am

    Life is karma. There’s no difference between illuminati and Gelug. Buddha s teaching suggests not to teach before you are enlightened. Ati yoga unites all. Dalai Lama 5.

  4. Andrés on Dec 17, 2014 at 6:39 am

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche,

    My most sincere respects.

    I find very interesting your curiosity for freemasonry, as a budhist and a freemason myself.
    But please, let me recomend you: do not guide yourself through the videos of youtube!! Many, because of ignorance, have made assumptions of freemasons controlling the world, etc.
    Freemasonry is not secret, has within the mystic and philosophical roots of humanity because each person that has integrated it (men and women) have led their traditions to it. Freemasonry is not secret but mystic, sure you know the substantial difference. It is experiential.
    Also, freemasonry don’t aspire to elites, anyone can apply and join. Being over 18, having no criminal conduct or record and that their behavior is consistent to civilized values. There are many that claim to be or are consider as, and are not.
    You could read the books of Oswald Wirth, Robert Ambelain, René Guénon and ‘Spirit of Masonry’ of Foster Bailey. There are many more.
    If you so wish , I remain at your disposal so that we can talk about this. Please, please I’ll be happy to do so.

  5. Edward Ooi on Jun 29, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, I never thought that the Freemasons have such fame. I thought they are just an ancient guild. I wonder what does it take to be in that guild? It’s so cooool! They even have their own secret handshakes, hand symbols and passwords too. I always want to be a secret agent or something like from the movies. Because in the movies, everything is super awesome!!! Hahaha

  6. dave oshea on Apr 6, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    well doe for keeping open mind

  7. David Lai on Feb 4, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    This is indeed fascinating about Freemasons and of the Illuminati. I do remember seeing a stately Freemason lodge while I was in Caulfield, Melbourne while I was studying there. The building is just opposite from the campus and it always look like there’s nobody around.

    I am intrigued by some of the theories proposed in the video but I do think some are quite far-fetched while others might be quite possible. I love these conspiracies but I do admit some are really quite confusing but they do open my mind up to the possibilities of higher forces at work. Despite all these videos, I find the Freemasons to be more mysterious than ever. I am not really sure what is the primary concern is and what really is the New Order? It is all very vague but nonetheless, very interesting.

  8. Sean Wang on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    Personally, I believe that the New World Order is a concept that is really needed in this world. Why? Because all governments must not be separated as that is a cause for disunity in the world. I think that the solution to world peace can lie within the New World Order. I am saying this as a person who never had any contact with Freemasonry on a physical level. However, if the freemasons had planned the 9/11 attacks or could have improved it, then I would not be as happy as seeing them as an intellegent elite race of humanity.

  9. JP on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:14 am

    It’s an interesting article. But I wonder if the freemasons are really so powerful as stated in the above videos where they even have their presence felt on the American dollar notes. I wonder what their objectives may be. Anyhow, it’s good to know that they have charitable activities such as:

    * Homes that provide sheltered housing or nursing care.
    * Education with both educational grants[52] or schools such as the * Royal Masonic School (UK) which are open to all and not limited to the families of Freemasons.
    * Medical assistance.
    * Masonic Child Identification Programs (CHIP).

  10. Paul Gasson on Nov 17, 2011 at 9:09 am

    Hi Tsem,

    My name is Paul, I live and work in London. I am a Buddhist practitioner, and like your teachings very much. I just watched some of your paranormal videos, and found them very interesting indeed. I also take a very keen interest about what happens in this world. Like you say, information is paramount to us all.

    I heard that you haven’t been too well recently. I would like to send out lots of love and healing for you, and hope you feel better again very soon.

    Thankyou again, for your teachings and insights.

    Be well,

    Paul Gasson.x

  11. Roy Martinez on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:08 am

    @Zla’od: You will soon find out that Tsem Rinpoche is a very straight forward lama with no hidden agenda, non-judgemental, and very witty as you will see in his videos. He gives information to inform and then you do your own research to form your own conclusions, similar to the way he teaches the dharma. He gives us the info, we meditate and form our own conclusions.

    On a different note, October 13, 1307 is when the Templars were executed. Some say that is the origin of the superstition of it being an unlucky day, others disagree. Either way, it is the earliest date associated with bad events!

    As for Freemasons, they are very secretive and there is a lodge (temple????) near my apartment and it seems as if no one is ever there! They are a secretive people steeped in legend and superstition. Unfortunately they are also stained with a bad reputation (like Buddhism and Buddhists) because a lot of their rituals need empowerments…

    Just goes to show you that the poison of ignorance definitely prevails.

  12. Oana Elena Lascar on Jul 20, 2011 at 2:33 am

    In my opinion it is good to be informed, and to think for ourselves. Some may think it is ok to let such group of elites to think and to plan for the rest of us. What is make them an elite? Is it the IQ? The financial status? The membership to this group it is clearly a very rapid way to become a leader, condition valid in any country or nation world wide. What happened to the leaders or people who did not act according to their directions? Why do we let just one group with one vision to have such great power over the world? What about those who have completely different views? No one else is able to lead a country but only them? Is dangerous to have only one state, one view, one religion one leader etc. We are the same in many ways but we have the right to be different, to be outside the matrix if we choose to.

  13. Zla'od on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:07 am

    Rinpoche, I’m not a Mason, but I did research on them (and in their libraries) as part of my doctoral work. I’m afraid that you’ve been misled by the same sort of paranoid speculation that has plagued Freemasonry (as well as Tibetan Buddhism!) for centuries. Why not get to know some personally? There are lodges in Malaysia, you know:

    http://www.dglea.org/

    http://web.singnet.com.sg/~masonry/eventsea.htm

    In brief, Freemasonry is open to any man (no women, except in the wives’ and daughers’ auxilliary organizations) of good character, who is not an atheist. (There are Buddhist Masons.) Their main activities are ritual, social, and charitable. There is no requirement to be wealthy, any more than for Kechara, though for social reasons participants tend not to be drawn from among the genuinely poor. Political or religious debate is banned from lodges, in order that people of all beliefs may feel welcome. There is no political platform, least of all one aimed at a “New World Order.”

    • tsemtulku on Jul 8, 2011 at 3:24 pm

      I have not been misled in any way. I do not condone nor dislike them. I am putting up the article as it is interesting and I thought it would enhance knowledge. Full stop. Please reserve your judgements about me as I am unknown to you except in print.
      My interests are varied and very wide. I like information and I take tremendous time, energy, effort and resources to provide information for my friends.

      Tsem Rinpoche

      • Zla'od on Jul 8, 2011 at 6:29 pm

        I can only judge what I see in print (just as you are doing with me) which, in my judgement, contains misinformation. In order to correct this, I have offered some modest amount of my own time, energy, etc (just as you have). Very likely I, too, have made mistakes–no source should be embraced uncritically.

        Think of it this way. Suppose someone were to write an essay connecting Tibetan Buddhism to various conspiracy theories including aliens, the 9-11 attacks, and/or plans for a future world government. (Such things have in fact been written.) Perhaps you would have a sense of humor about it. After enough such articles, though, you would probably wish that the writers would be more realistic. Freemasons (like Tibetan lamas) are not fantasy creatures like Bigfoot or UFO beings, but real people whom one, with a little effort, might get to know.

        Best wishes,
        Zla’od

        • tsemtulku on Jul 8, 2011 at 6:40 pm

          Dear Zla’od,

          You are indeed very entertaining and funny. Hahaha. Thanks for sharing. TR

          • Zla'od on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:59 pm

            My pleasure. Best of luck in your explorations.

  14. Jayson Chia on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    Dear H.E. Tsem Rinpoche,

    It’s very surprising to see this post as I was learning about Freemasonry and Illuminati the other day. Thanks for sharing.

    Tashi Delek

    With faith,
    Jayson

  15. terri on Jul 4, 2011 at 1:19 am

    I have a friend who is a free mason, he’s really nice. He like very Zen, I met with a bunch of them once over dinner.

  16. Bill Rhodes on Jul 3, 2011 at 9:37 am

    Rinpoche, brother, precious teacher,
    I am a horrible practitioner who has broken his sadhana! What a precious gift the buddhas and bodhisattvas, and precious dharma! My aspiration is to be wish fulfilling to others, but regards to triple gem have been like a fat man on a tricycle! Remorse! I’m sorry! As you are aware from many histories of many peoples there is issue of colonization. Even 1959 was a period of questionable colonization (or repatriation whatever view) and even the British called Tibet “the game”. Even Europe was colonized, and at first many pagans were not too hard to convert, as they recognized intrinsic truth and even storyline similarities with this fellow Jesus. But then it was part of empire and the “culture” of Europe was disassembled, and many many wars on many many splits occurred which they are arising out of. In reincarnation there are bodhisattvas who even cross from shamanism, from one religion to another religion, it is the spirit of liberation of others from suffering. The Philippines was colonized by Spanish for 330 years, America for 50 years, and by the Japanese for 5 years, causing great cultural and psychological harm. UFO phenomena is dakini activity to broaden view and look upwards towards sTARs and think of life in a wider cyclical journey, the overlay of “invasion” is just the worldly shadow of our collective suffering. Jose Rizal was National Hero and Terton of the indigenous traditions of the Philippines and found some refuge and “transcentric” brotherhood with the Masons. According to Nehru and Gandhi, Jose Rizal is the founding father of Asian independence movements. We have of course a horrible history of manipulated symbols and racist ideas from 20th century (German Ariosophy etc) but Europeans are slowly arising out of this. If all of their cultural (some of it akin to dharma and Indic thought) had been stripped from them, of course they would look outside and recreate in form of different symbols. We are at a time where thresh-hold of communication itself will eclipse any hijacking of religion or wide view intent. There are still many overbearing Eurocentric views out there, but it cannot last! The global financial Alchemy of democracy and capitalism cannot find balance if it is dependent on affliction of others. There is great ignorance! How many American Vajrayana Buddhists know of Tara’s relationship in Candi Kalasan! How many Tibetan Buddhists have noticed the tremendous and beautiful syncretism of Jayavarman 7 and the Ta Prohm Temple in Thailand!. Four faces, four directions, the four immeasurables! Ancestor Brahma, Brahmaviharas? How many North Asian Buddhist practitioners recognize their own white skin privelige in the face of our common African ancestry!? Of course we are on a new level of terma, there have been seeds buried even in the lands of Barbarians. You sacred teacher, please recognize the Vel of Murugan, as the Pipal leaf…wisdom of the black Austronesian and Tamil ancestors. The Vel is the Shakti, and yet the spear a masculine symbol. The Masons have the three pillars, and we also have three channels within, Ida, Pingala, Shushumna. The black and white checkered floor of Masonic halls, nothing but HariHara, creation and destruction occurring in same space. All phenomena, Trikaya, a femine play of impermanence even at atomic level. Not many Masons are realized, but many do practice Masonry much better than I could do LamRim. It is very daunting to purify this nether region of colonization, decolonization and wide view. We only need to realize that even in American history, the Philippines was an American colony, to realize the immense Chod of such karmic debts. May my body be such a feast for such maliciousness! Om Tare Tame Soha (P.S. the heart of it all, Switzerland, Dorje Lingpa was the reincarnation of of Niklaus von Fleuli, Radbild, mandala of the bardos!) Apologies for my craziness. Will get back to sadhana. Om Tare Tam Soha.

    • Stephen Ho on Jul 9, 2011 at 7:14 pm

      Bill Rhodes, I would appreciate it if you would elaborate on Dorje Lingpa as the reincarnation of of Niklaus von Fleuli. Thanks. Stephen (Singapore).

      • Bill Rhodes on Jul 10, 2011 at 3:54 am

        Gosh Mr. Ho,
        Maybe it was the reverse, Bruder Klaus was reincarnation of Dorje Lingpa, the whole reincarnation and forward time backward time travel stuff speculation yes, very upsetting for some Northerners at the moment. Gosh I don’t know, mind treasures, earth vows? Dorje Lingpa seemed to travel alot and then Bruder Klause had five boys and five girls (gosh almost exact opposite of 5 buddha families, purifying inheritance!)…Bruder Klaus once carrying a sword, but was illiterate and yet knowledgeable about corruption and strife in Switzerland. He “nearly” wandered, but ended back as a hermit very close to his home. Somehow his “secret knowledge” shocked those of his day to make peace. I don’t know Mr. Ho, the arrogance of the modern mind has a hard time with the compassion towards shamanism of which Tibetan Buddhists had. There does happen to be a bald Chinese Buddhist monk on one of Bruder Klaus’ radbild mandalas. Ter, Terma…I don’t know. Maybe answer first why Paramahansa Yogananda said he was rebirth of William the Conqueror? How does this have to do with Karma Yoga? Do you know William the Conquer committed genocide, and had great remorse on his deathbed? I agree with Dalai Lama that one has to be very careful with Dorje Shugden and trance states, but it does not mean that these have not in a way been mastered (coming back into realignment out of trance) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3JLbFvrZ3Q it is actually very scientific. http://www.shamozzle.com/RightLeftBrainTest.html Maybe study first concept of “Mu” and Korean Shamanism “Mudang” and North of Han “KangShinMu”. Just an intuition, but the funny joke about how Ter (more messages in a bottle, like Vanderbuilt University is studying) works is not really graspable, but very efficient and heartfelt for common good…it is actually the highest degree of communism!

  17. Aron Silzle on Jul 3, 2011 at 1:23 am

    Greetings Rinpoche!
    I am a 32 Degree Freemason and Buddhist. I was “raised” to the 3rd Degree of Master Mason in 2004. I believe there to be many concepts and teachings which are the same between Buddha’s teachings and Masonry. As a firm believer in reincarnation, I see Masonry as man’s attempt at fixing some of his confusion. The Lodge is created, facing the east. There are 3 jewels of Masonry. The 4 principal tenets of Freemasonry are Temperance, Fortitude, Prudence and Justice. But the greatest virtue that we look at is Charity. “If I have not Charity, I have nothing”. Yes, these all tie in to just about every religion out there… But Masonry is NOT a religion. It is a Philosophy, which mean men of every country sect and opinion can join. If you have any questions feel free to email me directly. Thanks for all your work!
    -Aron

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 04:17 PM
    Over the past 40 years, China have gone from traditional dynastic structure by passing a number of countries to become world powerful nation . China, under the powerful leadership , China may overtake the United States soon or later in trade , economy , technology and so forth. China is seen as harbouring the ambition to play a bigger and more important role on the world stage . China’s economic expansion and diplomatic have influence countries to befriend China and looking forward to China for help in the economic growth. Time has changed and finally the Tibetans leadership has made the right choice to befriend China. Tibet and China’s friendship in long term will surely benefits both sides. Having a dialogue ,mutual understanding and respect will be good for them for the growth of their country and benefit of their people. The Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) holds the first workshop to enhance Chinese Outreach Campaign is a good beginning for both countries. HH Dalai Lama and many more Tibetans are looking forward to return to Tibet one day. It only can be materialised with the Tibetan leadership having more dialogues and meetings with the Chinese government to solve all the political problems and Dorje Shugden controversy.
    May the Dorje Shugden issue soon be dissolved for the sake of peace and harmony.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this great news.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-importance-of-tibet-befriending-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 04:14 PM
    Comics storytelling is the only art form in which words and pictures are blended together in an integral way to tell a story. Rejoice Kechara has taken the platform of comic storytelling to the next level with its launching of Kechara Comics. From traditional folk tales to biographies of past Buddhist masters and real-life stories of people , all in comics. That’s wonderful bringing more and more people closer to understand better of Dorje Shugden and dharma.
    Congrats to the writers team for coming out with the first publication of Kechara Comics title “Karuna Find A Way”. I did enjoyed reading this comic . Its fantastic I could only say.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers for this wonderful sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/karuna-finds-a-way.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 04:13 PM
    The true guru helps us open the channel to our own wisdom and discover our guru within. Guru is the one who teaches us and shows us the path to liberation. It’s very important for us to hold on the commitment to our root teacher, who taught us the practices nor matter what happens. Rinpoche has since holding on to it showing a deep guru devotion to his root teacher……HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche who gave Rinpoche the practice of Dorje Shugden.
    Many highly attained Lamas such as HH Kyabje Pabongka Dorje Chang, HH Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang, HH Kyabje Zong Dorje Chang teaches has since practiced, received the practice and taught thousands of Lamas the lineage and the meditation of Dorje Shugden . They cannot be wrong . Dorje Shugden is not an evil spirit but a Protector.
    Due to the ban, families , monasteries and many more has suffered, denied services to hospital, schools , attending events talks and so forth. It’s sad many families and monasteries are torn apart by this. There is more than enough evidence that there is no religious freedom or true democracy within Tibetan society which the Tibetan Learership has denied it.
    Interesting read of all the examples of what the Tibetan leadership had said , Dorje Shugden harms the Dalai Lama, and the people, all these is definitely not true. HH Dalai Lama the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people is in fact Avalokiteshvara (Chenrezig). It is impossible that HH Dalai Lama and anyone could be harmed by Dorje Shugden. Every one should be respected one and other even though they are from different religions and faith. Everyone should be given religious freedom to choose what they believe and pray . Showing compassion, love, tolerance and understanding among all people is a good choice , to live in a peaceful and harmony environment. The Tibetan Leardership (CTA) should not discriminate anyone and not be bias against someone due to their religion.
    The truth is the truth and must be reveal to all. May the ban on Dorje Shugden soon be lifted. A clear explanation tells all by Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this details write up.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/are-the-high-lamas-of-tibet-impotent-in-the-face-of-dorje-shugden

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    This article show the compatibility for this life path number 5 with number 1 to 33 and at the same time this article reveals the number 5’s strength and weakness and also for the opposite number. Thank you.

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  • Ummamageswari
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 03:17 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about the life path number 4 compatibility which is related to numerology-based relationship compatibility where it is believed by some of us.

    This article show the compatibility for this life path number 4 with number 1 to 33 and at the same time this article reveals the number 4’s strength and weakness and also for the another number which is for the opposite gender. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2JF7kiF
  • Ummamageswari
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 03:13 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about the life path number 3 compatibility which is related to numerology-based relationship compatibility where it is believed by some.

    This article show the compatibility for this life path number 3 with number 1 to 33 and at the same time this article reveals the number 3’s strength and weakness and also for the another number which is their partner. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2JMLF77
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 01:11 PM
    Supriyono lived in a village in Indonesia’s East Java Province. In early October 2011, he dreamt of a bluish-red dragon surrounding his village before it finally dived into an old well. Supriyono took the dream as a sign and located the old well in the Brahu Temple complex in the Trowulan sub-district of East Java Province.

    On 11th October 2011, Supriyono climbed down the well and found a beautiful White Tara statue, coins, and golden stones from the Majapahit Empire (1293-1500 CE). He contacted the collector Johan Yan through his friend to see if he was interested in any of the items found. On 26th March 2012, Johan Yan became the owner of the White Tara statue.

    Read more about this story at https://bit.ly/2puWEZe
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 01:08 PM
    In order for KFR to truly become a place of healing, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche has conceived a number of ideas including the newly-opened Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain. Embedded within the fountain are semi-precious stones that were especially consecrated by Dorje Shugden while in trance of the Panglung Oracle; His Holiness Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche, widely accepted to be a living emanation of Vajrayogini; our own Tsem Rinpoche and His Eminence Gangchen Rinpoche, an emanation of Medicine Buddha himself. When the water runs over these stones, it becomes charged with the healing properties of the stones and imbued with its blessings.

    Check out more about this Healing Fountain at Kechara Forest Retreat at https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 01:02 PM
    The Cittamani Tara cycle of teachings in the Gelug tradition is a unique lineage of Tara’s practice that is based on the pure vision of the great Tara-siddha Takpu Gargyi Chokyi Wangchuk. This great master had pure visions of Tara and received the initiation and commentary of the practice directly from her.

    Learn more about Cittamani Tara here: https://bit.ly/2Mq3kpa
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Jul 18. 2019 11:07 AM
    The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden

    Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the 17th Century master who rose to become the supreme authority throughout Bhutan, both in the secular and spiritual domains, and unified the country as a single nation-state.

    Read more of interesting Bhutan history: http://bit.ly/32zy6Az
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Jul 17. 2019 05:41 PM
    It is true that comics are not heavy thick books but they are a wonderful educational medium to bring people deep into teaching of Dharma . Thank you for sharing the first publication of Kechara Comics title “Karuna Find A Way”. Wonderful and a great idea to deliver a beautiful message which is easy to understand and enjoy reading by many level of people.
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 17. 2019 05:07 PM
    The Dorje Shugden controversy has been going for over two decades. Our Guru H.E. Tsem Rinpoche is one of the many who specks out openly about this issue publicly. Having the courage, brave and honest to explain the truth to those who did not understand the whole situation.
    The Dorje Shugden’s practice have been given to Rinpoche by his root teacher Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, for spiritual purposes. Dorje Shugden is an enlightened Dharma Protector who manifested about 400 years ago from a lineage of erudite masters. Over these years many erudite masters, monks, lamas have been practicing over decades before the ban. Rinpoche has been patiently over the years to provide accurate knowledge about Dorje Shugden across the globe. These truths must be reveal to all. The truth is the truth. It has proven that the practise Dorje Shugden, we do not go to the lower realms. Many highly attained lamas practised Dorje Shugden till the end of his life and has since reincarnated back . They have even composed prayers to Dorje Shugden, give Dorje Shugden initiation, give teachings and promote Dorje Shugden as well. They believe that they will not go to the three lower realms, and will definitely reincarnate into another human form to be recognized, enthroned and continue turning the wheel of Dharma. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting and details write up for us to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-reasons-why-people-who-practice-dorje-shugden-do-not-go-to-the-three-lower-realms
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 17. 2019 05:05 PM
    Reincarnation is religious concept that the non-physical essence of a living being starts a new life in a different physical body after biological death. Reincarnation do definitely exist and I do believe . There are scientific proof that shows reincarnation is real and there a number of proven case. Reincarnation facts has proven by science and historically and is regarded by many religions. It is believed that the biological death does not destroy the soul, the soul comes back to earth in a different form, in a different body. In Tibetan Buddhism it is considered common, where there is many highly attained lamas has reincarnated back over and over again. One such example was His Holiness Zong Rinpoche. Interesting watch and I do pick new knowledge from there.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/interesting-reincarnation-video
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jul 17. 2019 04:37 PM
    Situation may change but Karma is constantly recording and waiting for the right chance to strike back.We should think about others when we make our decisions
    The decision we take should not inconvenient the people around us especially our family and friends.Thank you very much for this meaningful article and teaching.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2Ggamrk
  • Ummamageswari
    Wednesday, Jul 17. 2019 04:14 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about the life path number 2 compatibility which is related to numerology-based relationship compatibility where it is believed by some.

    This article show the compatibility for this life path number from number 1 to 33 which reveals the number 2’s strength and weakness and also for the another number. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Siqz4h

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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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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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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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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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
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
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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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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    6 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    6 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    6 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.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    6 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    7 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    7 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    7 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.
    7 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.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    2 yearss ago
    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?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    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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These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 days ago
These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
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A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
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Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
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Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
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Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
7 days ago
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
7 days ago
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
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How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
1 week ago
Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
1 week ago
Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
In our Johor Bahru office, our single mother trainees get busy to do up the products taught to them by our #volunteers while their children were given additional tuition classes in another room. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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In our Johor Bahru office, our single mother trainees get busy to do up the products taught to them by our #volunteers while their children were given additional tuition classes in another room. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
How To Clear Disturbances by Pastor Niral - Monday 8. July 2019 at 9:30pm in Kechara House, Jalan PJU 1/3G, SunwayMas Commercial Centre 47301 Petaling Jaya
2 weeks ago
How To Clear Disturbances by Pastor Niral - Monday 8. July 2019 at 9:30pm in Kechara House, Jalan PJU 1/3G, SunwayMas Commercial Centre 47301 Petaling Jaya
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 weeks ago
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 weeks ago
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 weeks ago
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 weeks ago
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 weeks ago
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Teachers went to recce the Farm in the City before the outing with students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teachers went to recce the Farm in the City before the outing with students. Lin Mun KSDS
Teachers and students do mantra recitation together before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teachers and students do mantra recitation together before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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