Making Nepali Momos

Jun 25, 2013 | Views: 2,773

Dear All,

I really enjoy eating momos… Momos are dumplings native to Tibet and Nepal. It is on of my favorite foods. One of our Ladrang kitchen staff named Ramesh is very skilled in making momos as he had experience from his previous job. Last week, Ramesh made some momos and I tried it – it was delicious! His was slightly spicy, which added a great kick to the momos… but for those who can’t take spice, it’s very easily omitted from the recipe.

I tweeted a picture of the momos and someone responded that they would like the recipe for it… They are delicious, healthy and these ones are vegetarian! I would like to share with all of my blog readers the recipe…

Do try out this simple recipe, and make it for your friends and family. There is also a video on how to make momos…. hosted by KB Thapa, Sarah Yap and Mr Ramesh!!

I thank Ramesh, Kb, and Sarah for this wonderful video and recipe. If any of you make these momos according to our recipe here, please let me know. Leave a comment. I will find it interesting how it turned out.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

How to Make Momos

 

Ingredients:

Momo filling

Cauliflower 2 small bunches
Leek 1 stalk
Chinese cabbage 1/4
Oyster mushrooms 1 hand full
Broccoli 1/2 bunch
Carrot 1 medium sized
Russet Potato 2
French Beans 1 bunch
Large Onions 2
Garlic 15 cloves

Momo filing seasoning

Masala powder 1 tablespoon
Coriander powder 1 tablespoon
Cumin powder 1 tablespoon
Chili powder (optional) 1 tablespoon
Salt 1/2 tablespoon

Momo wraps

Multipurpose flour 400 g
Water As needed

Momo sauce – Chutney

White Sesame Seeds 500 g
Tomato 1 large
Coriander 3 bunch
Chilli Powder (optional) As much as desired
Large Lime 2
Water As needed

 

Method

Preparing momo filling

  1. Clean and skin (whichever required) all the ingredients.
  2. Place the cauliflower, broccoli, french beans, cabbage, onions, garlic, leek, russet potato, oyster mushroom and carrot into a medium sized pot, fill it with water and boil.
  3. Once boiled, remove it from the pot, drain the ingredients.
  4. Cut the vegetables into small pieces and place them in individual bowls.
  5. Heat up a pan with 5 tablespoons of oil. Fry the minced onion and garlic until it turns brown and give off a nice fragrance.
  6. Pour in the masala, cumin, salt and coriander powder. Mix and cook well.
  7. Pour in the chili powder and stir well. This is optional.
  8. After the onion and garlic is fried well, mix it with the rest of the minced ingredients. Then set aside.

Preparing momo wrap

  1. Pour 400 g of multipurpose flour into a mix bowl.
  2. Pour a little water and mix the flour until it turns into soft dough.
  3. Be very careful with this as to not mix too much water, which will make the dough watery.
  4. Keep the excess dough wrapped by a piece of cloth to prevent it from drying.
  5. Kneed the required amount of dough to make the amount of momo wraps you want.
  6. Make small sized ball of dough about the size of a golf ball, use a rolling pin to flatten it.
  7. Bring the steamer into a boil.
  8. Take the momo filling and insert it at the center of the flattened dough, wrap it.
  9. Place the wrapped momo into a steam tray that has been brushed with some oil to prevent it from sticking to the base of the steamer.
  10. Once the whole steam tray is filled, place the steam tray on the steamer and cover it. Let it steam for 15 minutes.

Preparing chutney

  1. Boil the tomato in the pot until the outer skin of the tomato peels off.
  2. Take the sesame seed and heat it on a pan without oil. Pan fry it until it turns brown.
  3. Take the fried sesame seed and place it into a blender. Blend it until it becomes fine.
  4. Place the boiled tomato without the skin into the blender along with some of the water it was boiled in. Blend it until mixed well. Add as much water as you want, according to your taste. If you prefer your chutney to be watery, you can add more water.
  5. Pour the mix into a bowl.
  6. Chop the coriander finely and place it into the mix. Stir the mix.
  7. You can also add some chili powder into the chutney if you like it spicy. It is not necessary.

 

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  1. Lin Mun on Mar 25, 2018 at 9:41 pm

    I have the opportunities to try different types of Nepalese momo when I was in Nepal recently. This type of dumpling is very nice. Glad that we can have momo in Malaysia too and it’s vegetarian, available in Kechara Oasis. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this recipe and having Kechara Oasis. It gives more choices for those who are vegetarian.

  2. Alice Tay on Sep 1, 2017 at 3:25 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video on making of Nepali Vegetarian Momos.
    Basically, Momos is a wrapping that’s a dough made of flour and water with a filling inside (meat, vegetables, etc).
    We should make a right choice for no killing animals for food. Thus, to do the filling inside, vegetables are more suitable for it.

  3. Anne Ong on Aug 11, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    Mum and I watched this Momo making videos and Mum can’t wait to experiment it. And I can’t wait to try it. very excited and curious to know how it taste like. Thank you Rinpoche and everyone for sharing this Momo making recipe and video. Great job guys! 🙂

  4. Samfoonheei on Oct 4, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    Yes ..Momos are delicious…i have taken before when i was in Nepal and Sikkim few years back.They are delicious, healthy and most important momos are vegetarian. I loves eating it so as my friends.My friend try making it but not so successful and now i have the recipes i could try to make.Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this recipe with us.

    • Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Oct 4, 2016 at 1:50 pm

      Samfoonheei, yes they’re very delicious and healthy! I think it’s quite interesting how every culture has a dumpling recipe. Chinese have things like jiaozi and xiao long bao, Malaysians and Singaporeans have wantan, Eastern Europeans and Russians have pierogi or varenyky, Japanese have gyoza, Koreans have mandu…

      By the way, until you perfect your recipe, you can also bring your friends to Kechara Oasis (KO) to try them out. KO does a steamed and fried version, and also mothuk, which is momo inside soup!

  5. Wah Ying on Apr 24, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    I like momos! From the recipe it looks easy to make, but sure take time to fine tune the taste and skill to make a moms like momos.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the recipe. 🙂

  6. Chandra on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:18 am

    I think I am yet to find a person who isn’t fond of momos! However I am yet to perfect my vegetarian momos’ recipe. It’s either too dry or too salty or not a compatible blend of veggies for the filling. Lol. Momos are all the rage in South West Asia.

    • Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Oct 4, 2016 at 1:45 pm

      Hey Chandra! Have you been able to perfect your momo recipe since your comment? 🙂 🙂 🙂

  7. jerry_sito on Nov 18, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    感恩仁波切的分享与教诲

    许多人常询问我们,倘若不吃肉,就会失去了许多精致的美食,然而不尽然的,素食同样的可以成为一道道的精致的美食

    许多人询问,吃素总是枯燥无味,然而其实是可以多元化的,就如同佛法一样,有些人觉得佛法枯燥无味,然而佛法确实是博大而精深的

    佛法八万四千法门,就如同,不同的食物准备材料,用不同的材料(不需要肉)同样的可以成就一道道的美食佳肴,同样的佛陀八万四千法门都包含在宗喀巴上师瑜伽法里,只要专一的修持此殊胜的法门,我们必定会有所成就的

    感恩仁波切,祈愿您长驻在世,常转法轮

  8. Wylfred on Nov 17, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing. Since i started to be a vegeterian , i start to look for the new way of cooking vegetarian food. This is an interesting recipe because this is a Nepal food.

    From the outer look, i think i have eaten momo-liked food at Kechara Oasis before. The one that i had have strong herb aroma, which is special i think. I will definitely try this recipe once i have time to do it.

    Thanks for the sharing.

  9. tong sun sun on Nov 7, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    我最爱吃了,看了这视频也学起来了,希望可以依照这个方法作出更多美味素食。谢谢仁波切的分享。

  10. Ck siah on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    感谢仁波切介绍MOMOS (原产于西藏和尼泊尔的饺子)健康美食。看了好像很美味可口,很想尝试。这是我第一次见到的美食,看样子,有点像本地的印度煎饼。谢谢仁波切分享。

  11. Sean Wang on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:14 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this recipe with us. I cannot wait to try this at home. I will definitely try them soon! I remember making momos a long time ago but I forgot how to so this is a great refresher!

  12. Albert Ratchaga on Jul 27, 2013 at 1:40 am

    The first time I heard about momo is when I visit Kechara Oasis, Kechara Oasis is another department that conceptualize by Tsem Rinpoche that is to promote vegetarianism. It serve very delicious vegetarian food and one of the signature dish is this very own Tibetan dish, momo.

    Now the recipe is posted on and many of us can now make our own momo to eat. hehe, really love this dish.

    this is the link of Kechara Oasis restaurant:
    http://www.kechara.com/dining/

  13. patricia on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    Well…it looks like I need to get to the grocery store!

  14. June Tang (KHJB) on Jul 11, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this yummy recipe with us and thank you KB,Sarah and Ramesh make effort to make this wonderful video .
    I love momos too.especially momos in Kechara Oasis !! The momos look yummy,I will sharing the recipe with my sister and friends..!!

  15. William on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    Yummy! A must try recipe as you will not find it anywhere in any restaurants here in KL, at least. Furthermore, this is RInpoche’s favourite.

  16. Grace Leu KHJB on Jul 6, 2013 at 12:57 am

    Thanks for the sharing. It very nice to have video demonstrate how to do the momos.should try to do it at home.

  17. Kb on Jul 5, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Rinpoche’s fvb food is south Indian, Tibetan, western and sometime Chinese . If u guys have any delicious recipe please with us here. We will love to make video and share to the world.

  18. Patsy on Jul 4, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Yummy, I love Momos. Its been a while since I have eaten as it is not easily available here. The best Momos I have tasted in Malaysia is from Kechara Oasis.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing this recipe and the video.

  19. Cliff on Jul 4, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    I love momos too! Especially when they are deep fried, thank you for sharing the recipe Rinpoche.

  20. sarahyap on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Rinpoche loves momos. The other day Rinpoche said that when younger, Rinpoche can eat like 20 momos in one go! (of course they are the small sized momos).

    Although the process of making the momo looks quite long, it’s actually very easy to make and you can even make extra and freeze it! Very easy.

  21. Felix Kong on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche sharing Nepali Momos and also the recipe. Yeah , i have another vegetarian food to share with my family and friends . Sure will make it for my family 🙂

  22. tenzin llhamo on Jul 1, 2013 at 12:42 am

    I LOVE MOMOS!!! How can anyone not like them! They are super delicious. I especially like the ones that are fried served with chili and vinegar! Momos in Kechara Oasis are very good too! Its a must try! Shall try and make it if I have the time. Hehe.. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such a delicious recipe!

  23. Erickksiow on Jun 30, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Like Momo so much, now i can try to make Momo by self my self.

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing.

    Best Regards : ERic kksiow

  24. joey on Jun 30, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    But how come the momos in kechara restaurant in viva home does not have the same ingredients? They dont have the chutney but instead its chili flakes in oil. And they put cheese in the momos in kechara restaurant. Is there anywhere in malaysia we can get this original momos?

  25. Sean Wang on Jun 28, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    Thank you for sharing the recipes of these lovely Tibetan momos. I remember vaguely that my mum and I made momos before but now I want to do it again 😀 Thanks for sharing. Looks so yummy.

  26. Sharon Saw on Jun 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    I love momos too… and the batch of momos sent to Manjushri Hill a week ago was delicious!!! The recipe here looks simple and straightforward so any kitchen klutz can do it. For Malaysians or visitors to Malaysia, we can try momos at our very own Kechara Oasis http://www.kechara.com/dining/ in Jaya One (Petaling Jaya) and Viva Home Mall (KL)… they are yummy!

  27. beatrix ooi on Jun 27, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    Thank You for sharing the recipe with us Rinpoche! The Momos look really delicious ! Can’t wait to make some myself..hehe..
    I also read about Aunty Joy’s comment about Uncle KB, hahaha! Uncle KB is really funny! Hehe..

  28. Jutika Lam on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Yum Yum, How nice and delicious the Momo’s look, it makes my mouth drool just looking at the screen!

    I definitively want to try out the recipe soon as I love Momo’s too and nothing sure beats something extraordinary from the Himalayas!

    I also watched the video on how the Momo’s are made and my my…. It does look as if we now have our very own Kechara Cooking Show with the first episode on Momo’s, the start of the video was a bit funny how KB walks in, introduces his self as well Sarah and Ramesh… KB is really good at playing host!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all this information!

    Love
    Jutika

  29. Jay Jae on Jun 26, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    babu KB so damn impressive when he made the first step into the screen. Like the Nepali version of Vanna White LOL

    Jokes aside, this is indeed Rinpoche’s all time favourite food. Rinpoche said when he was young, his mom would make momos and the then young Rinpoche could gobble up 30 at one meal.

    So folks, if you’re bored with the same old things on your dining table, why not try something exotic from the land of the Himalayas?

  30. Girlie OOI on Jun 26, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Yum yum Momos!!! It’s been a long time since I last sank my teeth into one. I know that there is also a fried version, for people who love crunchy food. But I like the steamed version, dipped in vinegar and ginger like David mentioned.

    Thank You Rinpoche for this article.

  31. AdelineTan on Jun 26, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    These momos looked so delicious and it’s also very healthy for consumption. Thank you for sharing.

  32. David Lai on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    Wow! Momos looks yummy. However, I think the momos would taste real good in Chinese vinegar and ginger, kinda like the ones they serve with Shanghainese dumplings. Nonetheless, I tried one momo and it was de-li-cious! However, I found the seasoning a tad bit too spicy even for me. Nepalese do have a superstrong taste buds to be able to withstand that kinda of spicyness.

    When I was in Nepal, every loved momos and it has kinda taken on as a local delicacy and a fastfood takeout food along with the local indigenous street-food although it is mainly Tibetan in origin. However, the best momos are always homecooked and to be consumed when it is just cooked. The skin is most tender then.

  33. Lilyn Tan on Jun 26, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for making this video & recipe available for all of us! It looks simple to make, I will definitely try it out & share this recipe with my friends.

  34. lucy yap on Jun 26, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    The Nepali momos resembles a lot like Chinese dumplings.Will definitely try it out.Thank you for sharing the video and recipe with us.

  35. Louise Lee on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:52 am

    Hurray !! I can cook our Rinpoche favorite Momos at home now !! Thank you

  36. HelenaC on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Hehehe…looks yummy!!! Thank you for sharing Rinpoche and well done Sarah, KB and Ramesh 🙂

  37. Joy on Jun 26, 2013 at 4:54 am

    Yum yum yum!!!

    Wow Babuji KB sure looks like a Bolywood star in here! Heard KB took his role really seriously and even wore cologne although no one can smell him on YouTube hehe.

    Bravo guys, you all did a great job and Ramesh is a Momo God! Not only was the momos delicious (just had some)… this video was very well made I must say and I enjoyed watching it very much. Everyone looked and played their part well.

    I think we can soon start a chain of momo restaurants, I am sure it’ll be a great hit! 🙂

  38. May Ong on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this recipe with us. We have admired these Nepali Momos from a distant but now you have even made a video on how to make them.

    I will definitely try them out later. Thanks for sharing!

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    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.
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  • 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
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 04:19 PM
    There is no one that can help us, but us. Methods are given, but whether we grasp, apply and practise it is entirely up to oneself. If we don’t change then there is no point in learning the Dharma.
    A transformed mind is our own best protection. That mind can only come from consistent practice over time.When we see results, we will be encouraged to push ourselves more to practice well.Thank you very much for sharing a good article.

    https://bit.ly/2thDjjL
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:26 PM
    Wonderful news ……the Chinese government has introduced a plan to encourage and reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, It’s a great move that China has done in the effort to avoid runaway global warming and for health reasons. The climate campaigners has been hoping for it. New dietary guidelines by the Chinese health officials have recommend and advise individuals to limit their meat consumption. As more evidence of chronic diseases such as heart attack, strokes ,hypertension and so forth are related to meat consumption. And for most to maintain a healthy life styles. They also implement dietary guidelines encouraging the general public to consume plenty of cereals, tubers, whole grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits as well. The Chinese government also put up billboards in attempt to reduce meat consumption by highlighting health risks associated with consuming meat. What we eat contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions and every one of us is responsible. People nowadays are reducing their meat consumption and opting for vegan and plant-based protein to improve their health . Hopefully more countries will follow China reducing the meat consumption. In a way more animals could be save in the slaughter house. And for the future generations to come .
    Thank you for this wonderful news .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/look-what-chinas-doing.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:23 PM
    Different parts of the world have each various interesting traditions and customs which individual will celebrate and follow. Religious festivals like Gadhimai festival, which is an animal sacrificial ceremony, and dog meat festival where dogs are slaughtered to celebrate the summer solstice have gathered cultural significance over the centuries. In Gadhimai festival , they believe that animal sacrifices to the Hindu goddess Gadhimai will end evil and bring prosperity. In Spain bulls festival or the Toro de la Vega, bulls are torture and kill. Same goes to the Pero Palo Festival where scared donkey being dragged unwillingly through the packed streets . Drive hunting where dolphins and whales are caught and killed for their meat. All these are some of the hidden cruelty and crime against animals in the world which many are not aware of it and do not want to know. But with social media , more and more got to know about it and are trying to end all these animals cruelty. The Indian officials are cracking down and trying to stop the transportation of animals for this festivals. It is good that the number of animals slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival has dropped sharply over the years. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which happens every year is a gruesome display of the dog meat trade. Chinese officials are doing their best and discouraging people from eating dog meat which is harmful in long term. Recent years there has been a drop in the consumption of dog meat in the China. Many people are aware of the abuses and torture of those poor dogs before been kill as meat. Looking at those pictures in the articles, tells a thousand words of all the suffering of these animals in the moment before death.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Shakila Rajendra for this sharing raising awareness of animals been abuse , torture and so forth.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/crimes-against-animals-the-world-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 03:54 PM
    This is what i like about being Malaysia expose with different religion yet there live harmony in society. It is awesome to read about this former Malaysian lady with a big heart and took actions to feed many .
    She understand the pain and sufferings of the people especially students had gone through without food. She was brought up in away she saw how her parents had the unprivileged and she is following their foot steps. Thank you very much for this touching article.

    https://bit.ly/2Ri4suG
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:35 PM
    For centuries, humans have been gazed at galaxies and peered deep inside atoms for more answers to the space. No one knows for sure what it is up there. Scientist, astronomers and so forth are busy scanning the skies for more discoveries and seeking answers to the mysteries of space. World scientists are doing experiments in an effort to gain insight of it. After years of exploration , they are still looking for more discoveries. Interesting discoveries……..of the dark energy, eagle nebula , galaxy , UFO and more of what is existing beyond our imagination.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/top10-space-mysteries.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:33 PM
    Peter Byrne is an absolute legend , been an icon, in search for Bigfoot, yeti and Sasquatch or abominable snowmen of the Himalaya. He was a real icon questing for the truth about the Yeti or snowmen. Since his much younger years , he was fascinated in the unknown and the mysterious that turned hunting as a hobby. In one of his hunting trip , he came across a tiger suffering that changed his whole life. From that time he stopped the cruel act of killing animals , ending his 16 years of hunting and founded a non-profit organization called the International Wildlife Conservation Society. He has lived a long and dedicated life in the conservations of animals and in the pursuit of searching for Sasquatch, Yeti and so forth. For decades, he search for Bigfoot, Yeti in the Himalayan has become more of a hobby for him. He has written multiple books on Bigfoot and other aspects of his life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post and sharing of those videos.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/7-parts.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 04:45 PM
    This Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain was built in such away that it will deliver healing waters which were energized with natural crystals blessed by High Lamas. Those natural crystals were imbued with the healing energies of Medicine Buddha and Dorje Shugden.
    With the new healing fountain, visitors can bring home the holy healing energy in a bottle. Thank you very much Rinpoche and Kechara for making this Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain available for everyone.

    https://bit.ly/35WE0Mi
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 04:27 PM
    This article really inspired me, every year we live is formative year for us as it affects our future life, so we should really let go those bad influence from our parents. What Rinpoche wrote is so true, most of us are either positive or negative after getting influenced by our parents.

    Dharma will make us face ourselves, acknowledge our weak and negative aspects of character and will then guide us to move forward in a positively transformative direction.Thank you very much for sharing this good article with us.

    https://bit.ly/3a28XCh
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 03:37 PM
    Ratsag Monastery is a popular pilgrimage site located in the Yab Valley in Tolung near to Lhasa, Tibet. Its a beautiful place located with interesting history behind it. It’s the statue of Vajra Yogini that attracted many pilgrims there. This monastery been built to purify the heavy negative karma associated with Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drakpa (1016-1128 CE) by the locals who is well known for introducing the Vajrabhairava-Yamantaka Tantras to Tibet.
    Interesting read of Vajra Yogini scared statues and about the history of the monastery. May the original statue of Vajra Yogini will be returned to Ratsag Monastery one day.
    I did made a trip last May with friends and saw those beautiful scared statues at the monastery. Merely by looking at it is a blessing.
    Thank you Pastor David for this interesting post with the history of the Sacred Vajrayogini Statue been explained.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-sacred-vajrayogini-of-ratsag-monastery.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 03:34 PM
    Shailendra Dynasty was the name of an influential Indonesian dynasty that emerged in 8th-century Java. Shailendras were active influencer of Mahayana Buddhism whose reign signified a cultural renaissance in the region. The glorious Buddhist monuments was then built across the fertile volcanic plain named as Kedu Plain .
    The most incredible of them all was the massive stupa of Borobudur which is a very popular pilgrimage site for locals, tourist and Buddhist practitioners. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wow ….incredible it took more than 50 years to complete this architectural monument . Read and heard about this amazing monuments and all the beautiful stone inscriptions there. I have not been there before but wish to in the near future. Interesting read of all about this historical information on the Shailendra Dynasty.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-shailendra-dynasty-progenitor-of-mahayana-buddhism-in-indonesia.html

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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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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By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
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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.
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.
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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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
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    10 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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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
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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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!!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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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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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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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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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    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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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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It is essential for us to properly 'Taking Refuge' before we start any event. “Taking refuge” is where one seeks guidance and to turns to the Triple Gem for liberation and salvation from suffering. We hope these birds will be liberated from sufferings soon. ~Jacinta
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Kids camp 2019 - Exciting stack up game. The kids enjoyed it very much. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Super delicious fried rice and decorated with heart. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Beautiful farm in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Completion of puzzle game. Look at their happy faces. Lin Mun KSDS
KISG carried out weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on Tuesday's evening. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG carried out weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on Tuesday's evening. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Long beans from our Kechara Farm 2019 harvested for our community here in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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Long beans from our Kechara Farm 2019 harvested for our community here in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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