Lilyn Joins Kechara House Full-Time!

Jan 31, 2013 | Views: 642

Dear students and friends,

One of our wonderful people has decided to go full-time with her Dharma work! I rejoice from my heart as Lilyn has been progressing in her Dharma practice since she started volunteering in 2010.

Always remember, Dharma work is not work – it is a spiritual practice. The motivation is to eliminate, if not reduce, the sufferings of others… I wish Lilyn the best and hope that she will remember my advice to her everyday, and do Dharma sincerely. I welcome her very much.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

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Lilyn Tan is one of our latest addition to our Dharma family whom joined our main temple, Kechara House on 17 September 2012. Prior to joining Kechara, Lilyn was the Assistant Manager of a large shipping company called The Bersatu Logistic. Lilyn has a vast experience is both secretarial and managerial positions which was put into good use while she was volunteering for Kechara.

According to Lilyn, she has never been spiritually inclined and had never come across Tibetan Buddhism before in her life prior to meeting Kechara. Despite not looking for a spiritual path, she had the great fortune to come across it by chance through a good friend of hers Nicholas Khoo, who volunteers in Kechara Soup Kitchen. It was roughly 2 years ago when she visited Nicholas, and he happened to be watching a Dharma teaching by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche on DVD. It was at this point when Nicholas introduced Kechara to Lilyn, and two weeks later, out of curiosity she ended up at the door step of the Kechara House temple!

Lilyn during her younger days…

Lilyn was so fascinated about Tibetan Buddhism that she immediately volunteered for 2011 Wesak Fair. This was the start of her volunteering in Kechara, and from this point forward, she have been involved in Kechara’s many activities. She started taking up more responsibilities as a volunteer and became extremely involved in pujas, monthly animal liberation coordinator, Kechara Care member database, road shows, and also fundraising for Grand Setrap Puja in 2012.

While volunteering in Kechara, Lilyn was being nurtured by liaison Nicholas Yu. He guided and taught her much about Dharma. Although she has been offered a position in Kechara many months before, she was still reluctant to join Kechara full time due to her commitments… however, it changed one day when it dawned to her that no matter what she does, commitments will always be there and there is never an ideal time to do Dharma if we don’t start now. So she resigned and requested Nicholas if she can joined Kechara full-time.

During the last few months being in Kechara, she believed she has learnt a lot spiritually and also found Kechara to be a very good training ground to push herself to do more. Although she does admit that there are times where she felt that times were difficult, but whenever she remembers about her Guru and the reason why she is in Kechara, she immediately feels much better and is able to carry on the huge responsibility that Kechara carries – which is to benefit others. Lilyn is now in charge of events and the maintenance of our beautiful Gompa.

Lilyn and her Kechara family!

Lilyn with Sock Wan and Helena in their new Kechara House uniform!

Very active in pujas… Lilyn always attends pujas done in Kechara. Great!

One happy Dharma family!

Lilyn and her friend, back in the days before she joined Kechara full-time.

Lilyn volunteered in Kechara, Kuantan study group last year.


 

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  1. Darren Kechara Paradise on Feb 19, 2013 at 11:56 pm

    Welcome Lilyn! Rejoice for you on taking another level on your spiritual journey!

  2. Karen Chong on Feb 19, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    I love working with Lilyn. She is not only easy to work with, she is also very smart and proactive. On top of that, she is consistent. I’ve known her since she start volunteered in KC, she is available 24/7, whenever we ask for help from her, she will immediately drop whatever she is doing and come over. I’m so proud of her joining Kechara as a full timer. WELCOME Lilyn! May you continue blossom in your spiritual path.

  3. yenpin on Feb 18, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Welcome to Kechara Lilyn!

  4. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    May your association with dharma be long and fruitful!

  5. June Tang(KH JB) on Feb 11, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful news !! Congratulations to Lilyn by making the right choice to do full time Dharma career in Kechara.May u always be smooth in serving Dharma to benefit more peoples,your spiritual journey blossoms and always be blessed by the three jewels ^_^

  6. Girlie Ooi on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    Welcome to the Kechara family, Lilyn and rejoice on the continuation of your spiritual journey.

  7. William C on Feb 5, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Congratulations Lilyn for taking this wonderful step in joining the Dharma, especially Kechara. You have made the right choice to further your journey in life. Welcome to the Kechara family! We are very lucky to have Rinpoche here to guide and teach us.

  8. Wah Ying on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Congratulations to Lilyn! Welcome to our big family, may you be blessed and bring the blessings to more and more…

  9. Erickksiow on Feb 4, 2013 at 9:52 am

    Rejoice for Lilyn and welcome to Big family.

    Best Regards : Erickksiow

  10. sweekeong on Feb 4, 2013 at 5:20 am

    Congratulations Lilyn! The Dharma is always there. It is just waiting for us to grab and apply it in our lives and thus we achieve something that is lasting and that which is permanent not just the happiness of this life alone. Whatever we have been taught more often than not may be in conflict with the new Dharma knowledge we are learning. It just means we have reached our limit and it is time to move over those limit. Why is it happening now? Perhaps we are comfortable and don’t hit those limits as often in our mundane life. To those who are always hitting your limits and boundaries in whatever you’re doing now it is great because you can move on to greater capacity. Thank you Lilyn for doing Dharma for the benefit of you and others. 🙂 As they said you deserved so much, so do others.

  11. Lim (KH JB) on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:16 am

    Rejoice Lilyn, welcome to Kechara House big family…

    May u always learn more swiftly, do more smoothly to benefit more others…

  12. AdelineTan on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:45 am

    Congratulations Lilyn, you made the right choice i rejoice!

  13. Low ksjb on Feb 3, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    Dear Lilyn,
    Rejoice for your decision to go full time with KH .We certainly appreciate your assistance at the Gompa. I met you 2 weeks ago, when the Gompa was about to close at 10 pm after the main door had closed.I was trying to get a room for my friend who arrived late to do voluntary work at the KH the following day .
    You were very kind to help us out with such short notice.You were very sincere to make sure he was comfortable in his stay at the KH.
    Thank you for your assistance and may spiritual path be clear of obstacles and gain merits along the way.

  14. Irene Lim on Feb 3, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    Welcome to Kechara Lilyn!

  15. adelinewoon on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    Oh I’m one of the lucky ones who get to work really closely with Lilyn. She is one of those people who will get things done without being pushed and is always ready to help when needed. It is through her kindness and hardwork that our beautiful gompa is well-taken care of.

    Lilyn is very focus with her dharma duty in gompa and she can’t care less about it. She is normally one of the first to arrive and last to leave with no complain. She knows what needed to be done for others and her Guru Devotion is what keeps her going. Lilyn has so many pieces of Rinpoche’s photos on her working desk that no one can beat at the gompa, haha!

    Welcome to our big family Lilyn and we love you for who you are, especially your generousity, kindness and openess! We are sure to be in this for a long time to come!

  16. K T GOH on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:46 pm

    Dear Lilyn

    May you always be happy and able find more spiritual fulfillment in your dharma work.

  17. Joy on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    I’ve just briefly met Lilyn and got to know her recently through our (Un)expected Ladrang booth set up during our last big celebration on Rinpoche’s Birthday in KH. She was very stressed as she was put in charge to set up the whole event. She was tired, exhausted too but one thing I noticed about was that she was always helpful and polite every time you need her assistance no matter how crazy busy she was. I saw that strength in her and she did not drop the ball!

    I also spoke to her for a bit and she actually complimented the Ladrang team, she has no idea how we can do it 24hrs, and I said well just change the view, it is not a job but life then you can do it too. It sort of gave her a whole new perspective and a light bulb moment on how to handle when things are tough. She realised one thing for sure, in Kechara it is really Dharma because of the many challenges one faces as one go through the process of being out of the comfort zones, pushing oneself to improve. Of course it is gonna be tough but this is where you apply the Dharma. Dharma work is not a place for just getting the job done externally but also internally you got to clean up all your inner mess. So it is very fortunate for Lilyn and all of us to have this wonderful opportunity to speed up our transformation.

    Congratulations Lilyn for loving yourself and your family the right way and for taking the road less traveled that you know will eventually lead to a brighter end! Welcome to the Kecharian family and life!

  18. Lim Han Nee on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    Congratulations Lilyn! You’re now truly part of the Kechara family.But I actually thought you had been already, seeing the way you have worked and your commitment and strong sense of responsibility.You’re always the one to stay behind and lock up the gompa.

    You have been consistent in your total involvement and deep commitment ever since the days when you were put in charge of Animal Liberation.

    I rejoice for you and know you will carry your commitment to full-time Dharma work to greater levels.

  19. patsy on Feb 3, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    Congratulations, Lilyn , for joining Kechara full time. Welcome to the Kechara family and may you gain much attainments in your spiritual practice:)

  20. Martin on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    This is great news and I am happy for Lilyn. It is a very natural process for someone to go from discovering Kechara, then volunteering somewhat and eventually develop a wish to do Dharma on a full time basis. Dharma work as Lilyn has discovered fulfills a person in a way no other occupation can and you can literally see a person light up over time. Welcome Lilyn!

  21. jennifer on Feb 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    Dear Lilyn,

    CONGRATULATIONS !!! A big welcome to you to the Kechara family.
    This is truly fantastic news and you couldn’t find a more supportive and loving family as in Kechara.

    Being in Kechara and committing to Dharma work full time is such a blessing to you and your family. How fortunate we are to have Rinpoche with us to guide us, love us, and care for us so much. And to have such great Dharma brothers and sisters with you always.

    Lovely news and am so happy for you !!

  22. Louise Lee on Feb 3, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Dear Lilyn ,

    Welcome to our BIG FAMILY ! We are very proud to have you in Kechara !

    Keep it up!

  23. Jessica Yap on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:25 am

    Congratulations Lilyn! It is always very inspiring when we read about people doing Dharma full time..
    There are so many departments in Kechara for different talents to volunteer/full time/part time in. We just need to pick one which we can contribute our skills/talent and time to.
    May your Dharma work be without problems and may you be protected by the 3 Jewels always! =)

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

  24. jimmy tan on Feb 2, 2013 at 11:34 pm

    congratulations to you Lilyn !

  25. philyong on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    Dear Lilyn,

    Congratulations! I had worked with you a couple of times before and you sure is a pleasure to work with. No if, no buts, just pure work. Even before you joined full time you had been volunteering a lot. I can tell that you are very dedicated and hard working! Congrats once again and I wish you all the best in your Dharma career!

  26. Pastor Chia on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Congratulation! Lilyn joining Kechara big family.You are always devoted and working hard for the operation at Kechara House.I am happy can work close with you at the same department.

    May you always happy and able find more spiritual fulfillment in your dharma work

  27. Julia Tan on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm

    Dear Dharma sister Lilyn,

    Welcome to Kechara Family. I am very happy and rejoice to know about this super good news. You know, being able to be in Dharma together is our collective karma that we collected in the past. I got to know you when you came to help in KFR. I like to work with you in KFR because you are someone who work and get things done for what we need to be done not what you like. I like your attitude of not being selective but committed yourself fully when we needed you. You are lucky to have Nicholas’s care. Nicholas is someone I will always look up to when I am down because of his commitment into dharma, sincere and always give his best and no matter what fall on him, I always see him with a big smile.

    Lilyn, I am looking forward to see you in KFR soon.

    Love,
    Julia

  28. David Lai on Feb 1, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    Lilyn is one of these silent pillars of Kechara House. She is pleasant and her personality is subtle, kind but hard-working. Even as a volunteer, she seems to do a whole lot more than others. She’s the type that does her work quietly.

    I heard from Paul that she is one of the most reliable volunteers back when she was merely volunteering. It is truly amazing because very few people today value spirituality this much that she would be this reliable and careful with her work. I think that in her own right, she is inspiring her colleagues and also showing the world that one can have a career in Dharma and have the joy of seeing that our work benefit others.

    Congratulations Lilyn for joining Dharma and welcome to your real purpose in life and that’s to do something meaningful and beneficial. No many people would do this and have the merits to sustain this kind of work. Feel fortunate, rejoice and welcome to the big Kechara family!

  29. Paris on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Hey Lilyn! Welcome to the family and congratulations on your full appointment to Kechara. You have been a wonderful addition to the Kechara team and I’m sure will continue to be so. The whole center lights up when you’re around and, with all the experience you bring with you, we can sure that things will run like clockwork with you there. Thank you for always being there with a big smile, with all your helpfulness, patience, giving heart and efficiency.

    Here’s wishing you infinite success in your Dharma work and practice now and always xxxxx

  30. Hecelus Tan Yong Chean on Feb 1, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    Rejoice for Lilyn that she joined Dharma work full-time.Hooray!

  31. Samten Lhendup on Feb 1, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    Dear Lilyn

    I am very happy for Lilyn for joining Kechara House Full-Time. Your choice will inspire many more people to join Kechara, you have taken wonderful decision which will definitely help you and others both in this life and in future lives. May you never get tired of what you are doing and progress well along the spiritual journey. It does not matter who we are, living with pure motivation to benefit others will make you fulfill your spiritual aspirations!

    With warm regards,
    Sam10

  32. Antoinette on Feb 1, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Congratulations Lilyn!
    We met during my stay in October. I’m very happy for you.

  33. Sheryl KH (JB) on Feb 1, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    Congratulations to you Lilyn for joining Kechara full time together many of your dharma brothers and sisters.

    May you progress swiftly in your spiritual practice and be happy and healthy always.

  34. tenzin llhamo on Feb 1, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    Congratulations Lilyn! Welcome to Kechara’s family! I am so happy for you for finally joining Kechara. I totally agree with you about right timing! There will never be a right time for we will always have commitment and never ending problems. No matter how ‘hard’, we should persevere and do it! May you continue to blossom in your spiritual practices!

  35. Jutika Lam on Feb 1, 2013 at 1:36 am

    Dear Lilyn,

    Congratulations on joining the big and getting bigger Kechara Family!!! It was very kind of you to quit your high stipend job to pursuit a new career in The Dharma.

    It is amazing how every time i ask you to donate for any good cause you always never fail to donate. Take the recent times when you sponsored ABC and a few other campaigns to fund raise for Kechara.

    Thank you Lilyn for your kind sponsorship towards a good cause and may your Dharma Work continue to benefit lots and lots of people!

    Till Then
    Jutika Lam

  36. Sofi on Feb 1, 2013 at 1:18 am

    Rejoice for you on your life changing decision. Working to help bring dharma to others….what can be more rewarding. Great Choice!

  37. lewkwanleng on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    Lilyn, welcome to our big family! 🙂

  38. nicholas on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Congratulations Lilyn!

    You came a long way….Happy to see you step in to the Kechara family. Seeing you learning and taking up responsibility is a improvement and you will be much happier serving others than only yourselves.

    I’m glad to see you start nurturing people too and get more people to know Kechara as well as new family members as we are growing and more people needed especially when KFR ready.

    Keep up the good work and be consistent with anything that you are doing.

  39. sarahyap on Jan 31, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    Welcome to our Dharma family Lilyn! =)

    Congratulation in starting your spiritual journey, may you gain much attainments from your practice.

    Much care,
    Sarah

  40. Jean Mei on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    Hey Lilyn!

    Congratulations on joining full-time! It has been great seeing you working full-time for the past 6 months now and I hope to still see you when we’re older… all grey and doing retreats 🙂

    I really like this part of her write-up: “… she was still reluctant to join Kechara full-time due to her commitments… however, it changed one day when it dawned to her that no matter what she does, commitments will always be there and there is never an ideal time to do Dharma if we don’t start now. So she resigned and requested Nicholas if she can joined Kechara full-time.”

    There is never a “perfect” time to join the Dharma full-time. When have we ever had the perfect condition to do anything?

    In our eyes, Buddha Shakyamuni had the perfect conditions to gain enlightenment. He was extremely wealthy, had a stable family and was born with the 18 opportune conditions.

    Even so, it was not the perfect condition because his family was not in support of his Dharma and his father was extremely protective of him. So even when it’s “perfect”, it’s never perfect.

    If we are fortunate enough to have met the Dharma, or are even reading this blog – this is your perfect opportunity to seize. Our life is short, why waste it on doing aimless, useless things? We have to do something in life, might as well do something good.

    Congratulations again, Lilyn, on joining our Kechara family 🙂

  41. Venix on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    Dear Lilyn,

    Very proud and salute with your passionate of dharma work. May you always benefit with what you are doing now:) cheers..

    Regards,
    Venix

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:31 PM
    Rejoice to those able to witness such an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong . A privilege for many fortunate ones, to witness to our Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden and Karcho Marpo, via the Panglung oracle in full trance, which is very rare. The very first time opened to public and is a tremendous blessing and great merits for all. Panglung Kuten (oracle) was the most famous oracle of Kache Marpo and Dorje Shugden before 1959 in Tibet. Tibet has an ancient and popular tradition of oracles which involves Dharma Protector to descend into a human oracle. Panglung kuten is a very well-known oracle of over 7 great Dharma protectors, who are able to enter him, take full control of his body and speech. Many people from Tibet, Nepal , India and over the world came to seek accurate prophecies, advise and healing from this well- known oracle. For me been able to watch the video is a blessing and pictures tells me a thousand words as I only came to know Kechara in 2016.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:15 PM
    Many Dharma practitioners rely on Dharma protectors when they seek protection . Dharma protectors play various roles in different aspects of Buddhism . The practice of Dharma protectors has evolved through a long history in India and Tibet. In all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism history, various forceful spirits were tamed by great figures like Guru Rinpoche to become protectors of Buddhism. The purpose of this Dharma Protector practice is to remove obstacles and gather all favourable conditions for their spiritual practice. Within the Nyingma tradition they have Rahula as one of Dharma protectors, Ekajati as the main protector of the Dzogchen teachings while Dorje Shugden is Gelupa Dharma protector and there so many others dharma protectors been practice. Each of the wrathful forms of each protectors varies , depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard practitioners from dangers and enemies. Dharma protectors has benefited countless of sentient beings , granting protection wisdom, material needs and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for this knowledgeable post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dharma-protectors-of-tibetan-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:12 PM
    Begtse Chen is one of the main protectors of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism and especially revered in Mongolia. The origin of Begtse Chen can be traced to a pre-Buddhist deity in 16th century . Begtse Chen is the main protector associated with the Hayagriva cycle of Tantric Deity meditation practice.
    In Tibetan Buddhism Begtse is believed to have originated in India. The practice entered Tibet with Nyen Lotsawa in the 11th century. As a protector deity that does battle with the forces of evil and the wicked and guards the righteous and faithful . His terrifying, monstrous face it appearance serves only to frighten demons and dark spirits away and serves as a beacon of justice as well as a guardian of wisdom to all who see and revere him. Their wrathful forms depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard everyone from dangers and enemies. Interesting read to understand better of this Dharma Protector.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-dharma-protector-begtse-chen.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 04:33 PM
    This story is very inspiring.Plants are very important nowadays as we, humans, require oxygen to live. The confidence level in the man has influenced him to change the barren land to a place filled with thousand of various plants.
    Youngsters should take this man as a role model not only for planting trees but for the confidence in him. Not only confidence, but even loaded of courage in him.Thank you very much for the good and inspiring article.

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  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 22. 2020 04:38 PM
    As we can see in the video these people can help others through these powers , such abilities can also be developed through reciting mantras consistently on a daily basis.It is really interesting of to understand the existing of psychic, which may come from birth or by disaster like lightning.
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  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:09 PM
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing all the wonderful encounters of shopping with Rinpoche. As we know Rinpoche rarely goes shopping for himself but as gifts for various students. Reading this post simply have me thinking, one must be observant to develop knowledge, and to apply what we read from the Lamrim topics into our lives. Being observant of our surroundings and practicing situational awareness at all times.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-the-shopping-experience-with-rinpoche
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:08 PM
    nteresting ….in Tibetan culture wild mushrooms spotted is a symbol of good luck. At Kechara Forest Retreat ,H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s private garden, mushrooms been spotted which is considered a good omen something good or arrival of good news , very auspicious symbol. Associated with nature and the beauty of the forest, having mushrooms popping up on one garden is rare and is very auspicious in Tibetan Buddhism, which will represent the Dharma will flourish in the near future. It’s indeed an auspicious sign.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/an-auspicious-omen-in-kechara-forest-retreat
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:02 PM
    Religion should not come into politics as it is not one religion among other. These two should not mixed together or the results would be catastrophic To these days religion and politics seem to be all mixed up. It is happening to the present day where the Tibetan Leadership is against the Dorje Shugden practice. Its far too long the Dorje Shugden controversy been going on which is unnecessary and illogical causing sufferings, disharmony , discrimination and so forth among practitioners and non-practitioners. The Tibetan people should be given religious freedom to practise how and what they want. The Dalai Lama who promotes peace and harmony should do more to help those affected by the ban and not specking against them causing confusion. Hopefully the previous advice against Dorje Shugden should be retracted for the sake of a peace and harmony. It would be wonderful if Dalai Lama could have discussion with the Chinese leadership to solve the present problems once for all. China is a great and powerful nation, it would be good to have a good closer relationship . May Dalai Lama live long and back to his homeland Tibet soon. And may Dalai Lama lift the ban against Dorje Shugden .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/dalai-lama-china-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:16 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche was one definitely a modern Lama ,it was Rinpoche that we have online knowledge , learning and practicing Dharma. Being one of the first lamas to recognise the benefits of using the Internet to spread dharma teachings for free. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche , whereby we are able to learn, practice Dharma teachings. I myself got to know Rinpoche through his blog . Since I stumbled across Rinpoche blog, there is no stopping for me. I have visited it daily and to increase my Buddhism knowledge . Its amazing each day I learn something new , really interest and inspiring.
    Rinpoche had set the blog to preserve the teachings as taught by his many Gurus. Rinpoche was truly a modern Lama yet maintaining all traditional commitments, guru devotion, daily practices and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands and Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this wonderful post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-the-traditional-modern-lama
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:14 PM
    Helmut Gassner, known as Venerable Gelong Jampa Lungtog is a senior Buddhist monk from Austria. He was an electrical engineer before, and became interested in Buddhism after meeting Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. Throughout his lifetime, he has translated for many high lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and is a strong advocate for the practice of Dorje Shugden. Helmut Gassner were annoyed and upset by the ban of Dorje Shugden by Dalai Lama ,as he knew that the practice of Dorje Shugden is an integral part of the Gaden Tradition. He bravely spoke about it in his speech at the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in Germany. Its wonderful of him to tell the truth with his experience and knowledge. May more people dare to speck up about the truth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/translator-ven-helmut-gassner-on-dalai-lama-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:42 PM
    Great teachings and inspirational for us to ponder, thank you Rinpoche. Each words and sentence tell us a thousand words. Great things never come from comfort zones, is the result of hard work and hustle over time that one is successful. We ourselves got to put in action as no one else is going to do it for us. Sometimes later becomes never. We have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better and to transform our mind. It might sound like a lot of work but with determination and hard work nothing is impossible in life.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/if-you-are.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:39 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Gyatso the second Dalai Lama. Gendun Gyatso previous Incarnations was Gendun Drub the First Dalai Lama b.1391 – d.1474. He was born an extraordinary child, able to speak in song of his previous life and expressing the wish to return to his monastery, Tashilhunpo. Even before he finished his studies , incredibly he could give teachings and give initiations. He was a renowned scholar and composer of mystical poetry, who travelled widely to extend Gelugpa influence. He was remembered as one who built the monastery Chokhor Gyel Metok Tang and involving an extremely important decision of Lhamo Latso. Lhamo Latso is a sacred lake located in southern Tibet where senior Tibetan monks go for visions to assist in the discovery of reincarnations. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Tibetan Buddhism as to this day. He left a legacy with many volumes of verse, composition, and practice instructions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:38 PM
    Master Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, most known for her work as a teacher and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.
    She is involved in various charitable works such as international disaster relief, environmental protection and preservation, community volunteering, health donations and so forth. She is an extraordinary Buddhist nun who has devoted whole her life to helping others,and was recognized internationally with numerous awards to date. Master Cheng Yen continues this noble path of teaching the Buddha Dharma, skillfully revealing how this ancient wisdom is as relevant today, as ever. And, she is a truly inspirational force when it comes to helping us realize that we should put compassion in action by alleviating the suffering of others. She is also known as Mother Teresa of the East to many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mother-teresa-of-the-east.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:58 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing . FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what we want over and over again without giving up. Successful people have no fear of failure they stay open to all possibilities of the outcomes. We embrace change, even change that appears negative by thinking positive. Being fearless is more about who we are, rather than what we do. Fearless people are great, they are full of life, good energy, passion and self-belief. We must try as we never know if we do not try. Keep trying as the success rate is higher than we thought.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/thoughts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:54 PM
    Happiness is not made by what we own, it is what we share and giving generously and sincerely. A simple gift by June Tang tells all. Given sincerely from her heart on her birthday to Rinpoche . It’s all done without money, that’s very true and that’s what I consider true generosity for sure. Giving what she could. She give all and yet she feel as if it costs her nothing. But to Rinpoche its mean a lot of sincerity We seek to give with an open, pure heart, with no attachment to what we are .
    Quoted… no true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance—the feeling that we have enough to share.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html

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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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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.
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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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.
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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
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 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
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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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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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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
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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
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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
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    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.
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    Beautiful
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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