Ipoh Study Group

Jun 28, 2010 | Views: 373

Dear Rinpoche,

Jace and I together with my boyfriend Teow are on the way to Ipoh. Raymond Chu and wife will be there to attend the puja too.

Regards,
Han

Dear Rinpoche,

Jace, Raymond family, 4 of them, Waimeng and his sister Yee Mun are at Ipoh cell group, offerings are set and going to start the setrap puja at 230pm. Raymond will do a sharing with the attendees after the puja. Later Mr Ngeow will be here to give a dharma talk about Protector.

Regards,
Han

Dear Rinpoche,

Mr Ngeow explaining about protector practice.

Best regards,
Wai Meng

Dear Rinpoche,

The puja learning session has started.

Best regards,
Wai Meng

Dear rinpoche,

Two pictures attached:

  • Jace explaining to three newbies
  • People learning how to do short mandala offering
  • Best regards,
    Wai Meng

Dear Rinpoche,

We are going to start the puja. There are about 7 attendees, including eric’s parents are here. Pic of Jace explaining to newbies about offerings and raymond teaching waimeng’s sister doing black tea.

Regards,
Han

Group about to complete the Setrap puja just as Dino, Lily Ng and myself arrived. Good to see some newbies like Stephanie and also Eric’s cousin Soo whom I met during Wesak Day and encouraged him to take active part here. Wai Meng, his sister and Eric’s mom did a good job preparing for session today. Dino helped with translation.

Rgds ngeow

Dear Rinpoche,

We have just finished the teaching from ngeow. It was 2.5 hours of teaching it was long but newbies and kh people benefited from it. Now we are having dinner then head back to kl.

Best Regards,
Wai Meng

Eric’s mum working hard on learning the Setrap puja


 

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  1. ngeowchin on Sep 7, 2010 at 11:39 am

    KH study groups and centres are the manifestation of Rinpoche’s kindness so that those living remote from our mother centre will have equal opportunity to connect with him and the organisation and a place to engage in practice.
    The success of all the study groups depend not only on its core members and sponsors, but also the blessings of our Lama and kind support from our hardworking KH Liaisons & members who collectively provide the link to our mother centre by going there regularly to share.

  2. Jay Jae Chong on Jul 10, 2010 at 6:26 am

    Kechara’s presence is felt everywhere!
    Indeed more and more replicas of Kechara House are mushrooming everywhere in Malaysia. It reminds me of how Kechara House first started back when I first joined. We had so little to work with then and everyone spent their time and put in effort to making things happen for the group. Of course there were shortage of resources but we made do with the things that we had at hand.
    These pictures really remind me of how things were back then. I do believe the Ipoh study group are going through the same situation. I rejoice for the efforts which Mr Ngeow and other from the commitee members who go there to help them every week and establish a good connection with the mother temple here.
    I sincerely pray that the Ipoh Study group will grow further to be a beneficial place for everyone to congregate and learn the Dharma.

  3. Anila on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:16 am

    Dr Chong and Dr Ming who are devoted students of Tsem Rinpoche were working in KL Hospital. Dr. Ming was the ex treasurer of Kechara Organization. She was a very active member in the centre and also is one of the teachers in the kids class. When her husband Dr. Chong was offered a job in Ipoh they have to move to Ipoh. And that was when they decide to organize and start a centre for the people in Ipoh. Ipoh study group was born with Mr. Ngeow going down to Ipoh fortnightly, to give Dharma talk and assisted by Dr.Chong and Wai Meng from KL. Jace and Miss Han, Raymond Chu, Eric Chong travel fortnightly to Ipoh to teach mandala offering and Protector Setrap puja.

  4. Jess Lai on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:06 am

    It was so happy to see a group of like minded friends get together and sharing dharma.Setrap practice benefited many Kecharian and we all know Setrap will help us if we practice sincerely.
    I am one of them.
    Jace, Raymond, Raymond’s lovely wife and kids, Dino, Mr Ngeow, Yee Mun ,they shared whatever they know about setrap practice to benefit others.Jace is a lovely lady,she is hardworking and whenever i meet her in KH ,she is always happy and helpful.I knew she have so much faith with Setrap.She is the asistant umze of Chinese setrap group.During the on going setrap retreat,i joined the chinese setrap puja group on the 3rd day,she was there early to do the set up and get the offering ready.
    She even do hundreds of prostration early in the morning daily during the retreat.
    Study group is a way to make Dharma grow within us.Just like what Rinpoche said,WHEN WE PRACTICE DHARMA TOGETHER ,WE GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER WELL.WE KNOW WE ARE NOT THE ONLY ONE HAVE PROBLEM,WE LEARN TO CARE ,TO LOVE AND PRAY TO SETRAP TO HELP EVERYONE.
    Slowly we learn how to be selfless and abondon selfishness.

  5. Joy Kam on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm

    Many more people in Malaysia is getting Dharma and getting the benefits. Dharma is not something separate from your worldly life; it can be and is intertwined in life. It is basically learning how to cope, solve and rise about your sufferings and problems. Some people may like studying, some chanting, some organizing events, some paint, some dance and some sing. It is all Dharma when we do it from a motivation that is about others! Yes perhaps in the beginning it is about us, solve our problem Setrap, help me Setrap… but after you got what you wanted, it is time to give back and share the benefit you got with others. This is what’s happening in Ipoh, JB and Melaka. This means more people can get a chance to change their lives for the better. Kudos to those like Mr. Ngeow and the education team for spearheading the vision of spreading Dharma through the 10 directions. And one day soon, we will have KWPC http://www.kechara.com/peace-centre/ where we can all come together to do practice. So if you want be part of this history in the making and be part of a legacy you can be proud of, you start now by doing whatever you can best!

  6. thierryfornow on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:07 am

    Kechara House is growing in Malaysia, Ipoh is one of its satelitte centers and I have been told that its members have a good dedication to the Dharma.
    When someone or a group of people has dedication, sincerity and correct motivation in the practice of Dharma, Dharmapala Setrap can only help. Why> because his help carries meaning and purpose.
    I don’t think we need a Dharma protector to fuel our delusions and get further into our attachements, desires and aversions, I think we are doing a very good job at this by ourselves, we are kind of experts at it. But when it comes to practicing the Dharma, a Dharma protector is definitely of great assistance, as the road may not always be without turbulences.

  7. chia on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:25 am

    Study group play important role for dharma to flourish in one place. I am Happy to see the sincerity of group the people at Ipoh has put their effect together make this place happen provide the chapel for more people at Ipoh come and learning dharma.
    Is nice our dharma teacher Mr. Ngoew regularly went up to Ipoh every month to share dharma knowledge with the new members. Chinese Setrap group members lead by Ms Han, Jace and Raymond Chu family also went together to support Ipoh Study Group first Chinese Setrap pujas . Jace Chong is very kind showing newbies how to make the mudra of mandala offering .Kecharian always selfless go out their way to share dharma with others. How nice!

  8. weeliang on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:37 am

    Dearest Mr. Ngeow,
    Your wisdom, strength, dedication and tenacity to teach the dharma at all the study groups throughout the nation is truly admirable. You have shown much generosity with your time, love and MONEY to Kechara house and all of us here. I have really gained much knowledge on dharma from you. You are the greatest of teachers because of your sincerity to dharma and all us practitioners. May Buddha bless you with infinite strength, good health, long life and hopefully, your hair back!! Haha. Lastly and most importantly, thank you for being patient with me and imparting to me your wisdom to me with such grace and generosity. 
    With folded hands and dedication of all my prayers,
    Wee Liang

  9. Peter on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:37 pm

    Terima Kasih Rinpoche!
    Dharma Cell Groups are an investment…
    Investment of patience, time, resources and most of all Dharma for the benefit of all sentient beings
    By the leadership of Rinpoche who has proven Himself all these years that it is not only possible to do all of that but most of all it effects a self transformation, moulding a Bodhisattva within…
    I still recall how back in school, in helping out the advisor to the Christian fellowship group, it is certainly no easy task, lots of patience and cajoling, group dynamics and so forth…and further more we were all young and with limited resources…yet it was the brotherhood of faith that kept the group together…
    I am so glad that this Ipoh Group had taken great strides in providing an avenue for Dharma, especially Rinpoche’s teachings and the cause of Kechara to be further advanced for the benefit of all, even up north in Ipoh…Sadhu!

  10. Elaine Cheah on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:24 pm

    Ipoh is a delightful, sleepy hollow about 2 hours north of KL, where food is cheap and good. Ipoh is famous for its pomelos, “white coffee”, fat crunchy bean sprouts and char kuey teow, charcoal fired toast with butter and kaya among other things, real good local stuff. In the past few years, this famous Ipoh hawker fare is being duplicated and offered in up-market malls in KL through the kopitiams. Try as they may, it’s nothing like the real deal. One fond memory I have of my dad is when I was little, he suddenly said one day, “Let’s drive up to Ipoh for lunch”. So we just dropped everything and journeyed to Ipoh, savoured the delicious food there and came back. Those were the days when there was no car air-con nor was there any need for one as I swear temperatures were a lot cooler and cleaner than today and we only had trunk roads up north, not the highways of today. So we bumped around in Dad’s old trusty Sunbeam and lunch became a whole day affair. So Ipoh food is worth driving all the way there.
    I remember having been to the Ipoh Study Group twice in the past to conduct pujas, the first being opening day where we invited Lama Tsongkhapa and the other, a regular cell group meeting. The members of the group are very warm people, unpretentious and sincere in wanting to learn. Even when most of the people had a Chinese Mahayana or Taoist background and Tsongkhapa was a foreign word, they were open to make offerings and participate in the pujas, showing they have tremendous respect for deities.
    It’s wonderful to see Kechara members from the mother ship going all out to support and nurture the group. Better still, to be part of the group that does that. I find that volunteering in dharma work is fulfilling and I derive a lot of happiness in being able to do my part, albeit small. To know that people in another part of town now know how to do the pujas, continue doing them at home and at the centre, benefitting themselves and those for whom they dedicate the merits, makes the very small sacrifice I made all the more worthwhile. End result is, they grow and I grow too.

  11. Elaine Cheah on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:20 pm

    Ipoh is a delightful, sleepy hollow about 2 hours north of KL, where food is cheap and good. Ipoh is famous for its pomelos, “white coffee”, fat crunchy bean sprouts and char kuey teow, charcoal fired toast with butter and kaya among other things, real good local stuff. In the past few years, this famous Ipoh hawker fare is being duplicated and offered in up-market malls in KL through the kopitiams. Try as they may, it’s nothing like the real deal. One fond memory I have of my dad is when I was little, he suddenly said one day, “Let’s drive up to Ipoh for lunch”. So we just dropped everything and journeyed to Ipoh, savoured the delicious food there and came back. Those were the days when there was no car air-con nor was there any need for one as I swear temperatures were a lot cooler and cleaner than today and we only had trunk roads up north, not the highways of today. So we bumped around in Dad’s old trusty Sunbeam and lunch became a whole day affair. So Ipoh food is worth driving all the way there.
    I remember having been to the Ipoh Study Group twice in the past to conduct pujas, the first being opening day where we invited Lama Tsongkhapa and the other, a regular cell group meeting. The members of the group are very warm people, unpretentious and sincere in wanting to learn. Even when most of the people had a Chinese Mahayana or Taoist background and Tsongkhapa was a foreign word, they were open to make offerings and participate in the pujas, showing they have tremendous respect for deities.
    It’s wonderful to see Kechara members from the mother ship going all out to support and nurture the group. Better still, to be part of the group that does that. I find that volunteering in dharma work is fulfilling and I derive a lot of happiness in being able to do my part, albeit small. To know that people in another part of town now know how to do the pujas, continue doing them at home and at the centre, benefitting themselves and those for whom they dedicate the merits, makes the very small sacrifice I made all the more worthwhile. End result is, they grow and I grow too.

  12. KYC on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    The Ipoh Study Group has grown since it opened more than a year ago. I attended the opening with several Kechara friends. We went in Alex Tan’s car together with Su Ming, May Woo and a few other KH members. Wai Meng, who is from Ipoh, also came along but he went in his own car. Alex Tan’s car, a Toyota Alphard is big and the statue of Lama Tsongkhapa fitted nicely at the back. On arrival, Dr Chong was there to invite Lama Tsongkhapa in and we all followed, carrying offerings etc. Then we set up the altar. Everybody helped. I remember meeting KH members who are from Ipoh: Lily, May Ong, Eric and their families. When the altar was ready, we had a puja. Elaine Cheah was the umze. After that we all had lunch before going back to Kuala Lumpur.

  13. Yokefui on Jul 7, 2010 at 7:45 am

    Certain events do seem coincidental –
    1) Dr Chong and family moved to Ipoh and wished to start a study group there to spread the Lamrim but could not get a suitable premise
    2) Ngeow happened to have a friend whose shoplot had been left vacant for years and he offered to KH free
    However, the 2 events are not totally coincidental because :
    1) Dr Chong wanted to start study group in Ipoh after he had experienced the benefits of Lamrim so the cause was created by having Lamrim classes in KH
    2) Ngeow’s friend was touched by Rinpoche’s sincerity to spread Tsongkhapa lineage and inspired by the rapid growth of the Organisation so cause for him to sponsor the premise was created through results shown by KH’s Spiritual Guide and members.
    Rinpoche always reminds us to practice purely and sincerely, with this in mind our actions will affect people around us and they will want to help and get involved. That ‘s how KWPC will manifest … by first developing the inner KWPC in us.

  14. May Ong on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:25 pm

    Ipoh Study Group has come a long way since 2009 when I attended its opening. Being born in Ipoh originally, I am happy that Mr Ngeow and Wai Meng brought the teachings and Lord Setrap’s practice there to benefit the students.
    There may be many Buddhists in the world but not many understands what Lord Setrap stands for or how he can help us to clear our daily unforeseen OBSTACLES we are likely to come across. Happenings or coincidences we encounter may be viewed as accidental but are they? Are they causes we may have created for ourselves in our own previous actions or karma?
    What Goes Round Do Come Around …

  15. Jace Chong on Jul 6, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    I am glad that I joined the troops and go Ipoh to promote Setrap, and thanks to Mr.Ngeow for giving such a details explaination about Setrap.
    I told Wai Meng that when Setrap puja starts, the cell group will grow bigger here. Just like how Chinese Setrap Puja started in KH and brought a lot of Chinese educated members in.
    I don’t know much and not a good student that has deep knowledge about Buddhism, but I share what I understand and what I apply to my daily life. It’s hard for me explain the reason why I like Setrap so much, I feel there’s something that made me connect to Him, I attend Setrap Puja every weeks since it started, I will come no matter what obstacles I had.
    I rejoice that with Setrap’s helps, a lot of people overcome their obstacles and difficulties. I always say “thank you” to Setrap when I feel He is around me.
    Sometimes I feel Setrap is like my uncle that takes care of me very closely (sorry ya Setrap), so in system barter, I would like to help Him back by introducing Him to as many people as possible, become “Setrap Promoter” =)

  16. margaretlee on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:37 am

    Mr Ngeow, head of the education committee of Kechara House together with its committee such as Wai Meng, Thierry, Susan, Paris, has been slowly nurturing the Ipoh cell Group, giving dharma talks and introducing many practises such as Setrap. Beside Ipoh Cell Group, we also have devotees down in Melaka and even at JB. It is not easy for people to come to KL from Ipoh, Melaka or JB every week to attend our dharma classes, so what do we do? We bring the dharma to their door steps. Nothing can stop Kecharians from spreading the Dharma as sharing dharma knowledge is considered one of the highest offerings. And even though we do not officially have a Penang cell group, patsy our Kechara Paradise outlet manager there has already started a regular Setrap puja every week. Not just that, she is also leading a few volunteers to distribute food weekly to the homeless in Penang. There is no limit in our job scope. That is the spirit in Kechara!

  17. Albert on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Kechara has started the first department 10 years ago, during that time, it is so much difficult to spread dharma teaching as because we are lacking of people to work with us, until today, we have growth to 13 departments and not only that, there are more and more people know about us and start walking into their spiritual journey, even people from outstation also wanted to enter into spiritual journey, but it is not easy for them to come KL every week, therefore we had set up study group in few places out of Klang Valley. So that the people who not able to come to KL, they can gather together to study and to do their prayers, Mr Ngeow and Wai Meng has been tirelessly going from 1 place to another to conduct dharma class, and certain trip, we have a lot of sincere volunteer to go help explain to the locals of how to make offerings and the correct way to do prayers.
    It’s really a joyous thing to see the dharma growth as this can really benefit a lot of people.

  18. Ooi Pe on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:24 am

    Wai Meng and sifu Mr Ngeow have been tireless in their trips up north to visit our Ipoh Cell Group friends, to conduct dharma classes and connect with them. Thanks also to many other friends and supporters who went to join them. If Mohd cannot come to the mountain, the mountain will go to him.
    The group is expanding under the guidance of many people – Dr Chong, Dr Ming, Wai Meng, Mr Ngeow, Eric Choong to name but a few. I admire them for their untiring involvement with the group. They have truly brought dharma to these people who in turn have brought more friends into dharma.

  19. Irene Lim on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    Good work done and thumbs up for Ngeow, Wai Meng, Eric Choong, Dr Chong, Dr Ming and others who have nurtured the Ipoh Cell Group. We can see that the Ipoh Cell Group is expanding nicely. Ipoh people are getting Dharma education and they are like a big family now. They are enthusiastic and they come down to Kechara House for events and keep tap on things happening here. May Setrap bestow lots of lots of love and blessing on Ipoh Cell Group. May they all grow with wisdom and compassion. May they achieve enlightenment quickly.
    Visit http://www.kecharahouse.com for more information on dharma education.

  20. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 4, 2010 at 7:57 am

    Thank you Ms Han for inviting Raymong Chu and Jace too. Many thanks to Jace, Raymond, Raymond’s lovely wife and kids, Dino, Mr Ngeow, Yee Mun and the participants of the Chinese Setrap Session to make it happen. Hope we can have a regular puja session pretty soon. Setrap’s practice will be so beneficial for the people in Ipoh and anywhere else in samsara.
    Doing this enlightened Dharmapala’s practice removes much obstacles that can hinder us from doing real spiritual practice. Typically one receives protector practice after one has a firm grounding in the Lamrim. Due to Rinpoche’s kindness and foresight we have access to such practices even though we are so mundane. Due to this degenerate age – Kaliyuga and the countless delusions and distractions beings have these days, protector practice can really benefit beings with very low merit. Rinpoche is well known to be able to benefit beings of low merits throughout out his line of incarnations. I rejoice in Rinpoche’s actions and deeds in allowing Kecharians to practice protector practices.

  21. Han on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:10 am

    I personally realise the benefits of attending Setrap Puja since 2006. I had the merit to meet Tsem Tulku Rinpoche in on of the KH event and remebered that night Rinpoche’s teaching was about Lord Setrap. I beleive that through Setrap’s blessings, i gain faith in the Dharma and understand dharma more in depth.
    KH weekly Setrap Puja is one of the activity i seldom want to miss.Through the weekly puja, i came across many stories of how Setrap has helped. Eg, there are couples that always querrel and family not in peace, after attended few sessions of setrap puja with sincere motivation, the couple shared with me that they has less arguement and has PEACE OF MIND.
    I also very happy to know that after they experienced Setrap help and benefits, they start to get involve, to volunteer, to sponsor…in KH. Not only that, they also encourage the friends to join our weekly setrap puja.
    Want to learn about Setrap and engage in his practice. You may join KH coming Setrap retreat, starts from 6th July, for more information, please log on to
    http://www.kechara.com/kechara-house/events/going-forward-with-setrap/

  22. Shirley Tan on Jul 4, 2010 at 1:15 am

    Wow, I am really blown away by how far and wide our Kecharians will go to in order to spread the Dharma. In this case, it is helping so many people who otherwise may not have even heard of the words: Dharma and Setrap. As David explained so clearly, Setrap is immensely beneficial to everyone for numerous things. You can check out all the different stories of how Lord Setrap has helped and saved lives in the website that David has posted in his comments. Or better yet, go get yourself a Setrap Box Set and start right away!

  23. David Lai on Jul 3, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    Setrap is such a wonderful practice to share openly to others. Setrap is the emanation of Amitabha Buddha and all Chinese revere and love Amitabha Buddha. Hence you will see lots of Namo Amitabha car stickers running around town here in Kuala Lumpur.
    But the best part of Setrap is that he is extremely beneficial to alleviate health, wealth and all manner of problems. We have heard so many times that Setrap has helped many people gain jobs, protected them from accidents, spirits and financial problems. What’s amazing is that through Setrap’s blessings, many people gain faith in the Dharma. They come, join our activities and study the Lamrim via Rinpoche’s incredible teachings. They eventually gain the real protection through these teachings.
    KH is coming up with a Setrap retreat so do come and learn about Setrap and engage in his practice. Check out this link for more info:-
    http://www.kechara.com/kechara-house/events/going-forward-with-setrap/

  24. Paris on Jul 3, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    by the way, if anyone else would like to go to any of these study groups to visit, please get in touch with Mr Ngeow (head of the education committee) or any of the liaisons and we’ll arrange to go together when we’re next heading down. Share the love!!!

  25. Paris on Jul 3, 2010 at 5:26 pm

    These visits to the study groups around the country is something that all the liaisons are doing every month – we take turns to go down to visit the other branches as a way of connecting to our “satellites” and get to know the people there better. It’s nice to see how the family is growing and even more so when the study groups in turn, come up to KL for events up at the main centre too 🙂

  26. han on Jul 3, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    Not only puja benefits the group, the dharma talk by Mr Ngeow or Eric Choong regularly do make the different to them too. May we all nurture the group and spread the dharma in Ipoh wide.

  27. yyk on Jul 2, 2010 at 4:49 pm

    Ya, another “dharma family” growing up, happy to see it:)

  28. May Ong on Jun 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    Thank you for bringing setrap puja to benefit the Ipoh study group

  29. Peter on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:29 pm

    And the ‘family’ grows and expands…’ sadhu!

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    Venerable Zasep Rinpoche is the last of his generation of incarnate lamas and in his book A Tulku’s Journey from Tibet to Canada of tells us a first-hand account of life. A beautiful book to have and interesting read. In his autobiography he spoke of the importance for the preservation of the Gelug lineage and Tibetan Buddhism as a whole. Rinpoche has spends countless hours giving teachings to many around the world. Many of them has benefited from his profound teachings .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zasep-rinpoche-speaks-plainly-about-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:12 PM
    The Third Trijang Rinpoche, Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (1901–1981) was a Gelugpa Lama and a direct disciple of Pabongkhapa Dechen Nyingpo. HE Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche .succeeded Ling Rinpoche as the junior tutor of the 14th Dalai Lama when the Dalai Lama was nineteen years old. He also composed chants for spiritual practices and ceremonies and scores for their music for use by Ganden Shartse monastery. He received many teachings and empowerments from his root Guru Pabongkhapa . He even travelled extensively giving extensive teachings on Lamrim and initiations at many Gelugpa places all over Tibet. He also taught at Sakyapa and Nyingmapa Centers at their request. And ordained hundreds of young monks along those teachings. The teachings of the Lamrim that he taught were simply extraordinary and everyone left the teaching a better person. Thousands were inspired by the blessing would definitely guide and sustain each one throughout the rest of their lives.
    Inspiring indeed H.E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche was also a poet and a writer who left behind his complete works in seven volumes, written in a style of rare elegance. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing of Tibet’s Teacher of Teachers H E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s Autobiography.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/books-poetry/tibets-teacher-of-teachers-reading-kyabje-trijang-rinpoches-autobiography.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:11 PM
    Inspiring read of a courage Lama His Eminence Gyara Rinpoche spoke about Dorje Shugden openly and giving Dorje Shugden initiation to thousands at Yading, Daocheng County of Sichuan Province, China. Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery, also known as Shugden Monastery. The monumental hall at the monastery was built specifically in order to spread and preserve the Pure Je Tsongkhapa Tradition and pure Buddha Dharma in General. An erudite scholar,Gyara Rinpoche received many teachings, instructions, initiations, commentaries and empowerments of both Sutra and Tantra from his main teacher, H E Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. He also studied under many other highly accomplished masters. Carrying on the tradition of spreading Dorje Shugden’s practice, he travelled extensively giving teachings and explaining about the ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice. Thousands of practitioners were at Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery listening to his teachings, initiation and so forth. He has been spreading the Dorje Shugden practices to many Tibetans in Tibet during difficult times when there is still a ban of Dorje Shugden. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gyara-rinpoche-gives-dorje-shugden-sogtae.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:43 PM
    The film Faces of Death shows nothing is more precious than being in the present moment, fully alive , fully aware . We won’t know what happening next. Death is a significant and inevitable part of life. Death teaches us that life is impermanent. There is no escape from death. We are all going to die some day. It doesn’t matter whether we are rich or poor, successful or ordinary, evil or good, we are going to die one day. Death refers to the end of life, we all go through this sad occurrence, and it is unavoidable. We have to accept death, but for as long as we are alive, we should live our life to the fullest meaningfully and make sure to enjoy it. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So we should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Nothing is permanent in this world. Life’s impermanence.
    Buddhism emphasizes the importance of accepting the impermanence of life. Some scenes in the video appear quite gruesome, not to me as I have seen real ones as I been working and assisting surgeon in open surgeries before. Have seen thousands of births and many deaths occur while working . Life’s impermanence, I realised is what makes every single time and hour so precious. Its what shapes us our time and what makes it so important than not a single moment be wasted. We should not cling on to our body and our self-cherishing mind. It takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully people die remains in the memory of those who live on. Everything must have its beginning and must have ending. We never know how much we really believe anything until its truth becomes a matter of life and death to us. The source of human suffering and discontent is that we crave and cling to the things of this world. Human life is brief, nothing does. Our hair , teeth fall our bodies decline and decay. Watching this documentary film is indeed powerful, truthful and tells us more, Life is certain , death is uncertain , I am glad to have across Rinpoche ‘s blog learning and practicing dharma . I have immersed myself in learning more and accepting that life is finite. All that exists is impermanent, nothing lasts. Therefore nothing can be grasped onto. Awareness of impermanence and appreciation of our human potential will give us a sense of urgency that we must use every precious moment. Profound teachings reading those comments.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/faces-of-death-movie-review.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:37 PM
    Wow …interesting read . You would not believe this . A boy named, Jacob Barnett was 2 years old when he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism by doctors. It seem this boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities. At the age 3 he is able to able to solve 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzles. They were wrong this child turned to be a math whiz heralded as a boy genius whose passion and mastery of physics impressed experts later . At age nine, while playing with shapes, he built a series of mathematical models. That’s fantastic and shock his parents. He even demonstrated how he imagined numbers as shapes. Jacob enrolled in university at age 12, and he even published his first physics paper. He is considered as one of the world’s most promising physicists and the youngest researcher to ever be accepted in the Institute for Theoretical Physics.
    Jacob Barnett is indeed another proof of reincarnation, I do believe.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/another-proof-of-reincarnation.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:35 PM
    Back in 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. Those who were there witnessed a rare event where Dharma protector Dorje Shugden taken full trance of his official Panglung Oracle. Kechara has been very honoured and blessed that Dorje Shugden took trance of the Protector Dorje Shugden via the 7th Panglung Oracle or Chojela, an authentic and genuine oracle of Dorje Shugden . Wow all of the prayers, offerings, invocations, ritual instruments and recitations were all performed by Kecharians. They really did a good job. Rejoice. I not in Kechara yet back then , would hope one day Chojela will be taking trance again in the near furture.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with beautiful pictures that tell us all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 13. 2021 06:08 PM
    This is an amazing and extremely inspiring story of a young brave woman who was willing to help and save many innocent children, in spite of her own personal danger. She did not give up easily and would find a solution to problems. She took great courage to take a stand against oppression, and facing a great wrong of those holding power.

    Though she lost her father at an early age, his dedication to others and his last words made a deep impression on her. Her kindness and compassion won many heart.
    She was recognized as a heroine during the holocaust and made history of winning many internationally awards and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Thank you for the wonderful sharing, May God blessed her wonderful soul.

    https://bit.ly/3AwsEhy
  • Sarassitham
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 08:37 PM
    Wow ..that’s scary and shocking. Can’t deny the fact that human are indeed the most terrifying species in the world. Unlike every other species on this list the vast majority of human killings are intentional, showing that appreciation of life needs to drastically improve.

    Most of these animals are now facing extinction or nearing extinction due to man’s greediness. The rush towards wealth has out weight and causes this issue which we don’t realize now that it may belongs to one of our losses.

    We should appreciate all living creature and hope that more people will be more compassionate and aware on our ecology.

    https://bit.ly/3BLZzzS
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:58 PM
    Beautiful story of Tsem Rinpoche’s mother . Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing those precious picture of Rinpoche’s mother. Looking at those pictures tell us she is indeed beautiful


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/i-like-this-picture-of-my-mother.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:56 PM
    Powerful and wonderful teachings on Lord Setrap practice. Rinpoche had brought this powerful teachings all the way from India to Malaysia. Many Kecharians have benefited relying on Lord Setrap practice, that’s what I heard from those miracles stories. Beautiful thangka shared in this post and rare precious pictures of High Lamas.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. Looking at just the pictures is a blessing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/something-i-wrote-on-blog-chat.html?
  • Sarassitham
    Monday, Oct 11. 2021 08:01 PM
    The importance of the zodiac to the Chinese culture is that the animal signs have been used in stories and folklore. These developed the different personality traits that were represented by each animal.

    Learning more about astrology and the zodiac signs helps us to understand people and their action. It’s always interesting to find ahead of time what we need to be aware of with our surroundings.

    Thanks for the interesting sharing, the zodiac provides guidance on how people live their lives.

    https://bit.ly/3AqN6Ad
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:24 PM
    Recitation of mantra meditation have benefits us in long run helps to increase self-awareness, reduced stress and a greater sense of calmness. Mantras are positive words or phrases. When we chant mantras our mind releases the positive energy that decreases the negative thoughts or stress. It’s a wonderful practice. Help us to improved mood and well-being, reduced anxiety , verbal memory and so forth. Mantras have influence over our mind and body. Mantras are repetitive sounds, many neuroscientists have proved that sound and language of mantras influence the aspects of our life. Watching the video tells us more. I am glad to have met Rinpoche, learning and practicing from scratch have me change to more calmer than before. Recitation have me chance.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/mantra-can-change-me.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:21 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing . Its rare and precious as we are not often given a chance to view Tibetan and very tradition funeral is conducted of a great Saint the renowned H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche. Lati Rinpoche’s passing was a great loss to the Buddha Dharma world especially to Gelug Lineage ,Gaden Shartse Monastery, Gaden, Sera Drepung, and Tibetans on the whole. Lati Rinpoche had contributed towards teachings and spreading the Dharma was worldwide and was well respected by many devotees all over the world. Lati Rinpoche has travelled extensively, benefiting dharma students in various parts of the world. Lati Rinpoche did published several books published in Engilsh, and bringing teachings to countless thousands. Watching the video again had me thinking of our very own Lama Tsem Rinpoche ‘s funeral with much thoughts and tears. May we have merits so as to meet Tsem Rinpoche again.
    With folded hands thank you Rinpoche for been in Malaysia following the advice of a great teacher. Looking at those rare pictures of the cremation of H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, paints a thousands words.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/his-eminence-kyabje-lati-rinpoche-enters-clear-light.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:16 PM
    Its always good to know our family ‘s root history. Wow….. very rich heritage of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s family background. Not easy with extensive research only could traced back to both sides of history. Rinpoche’s heritage is truly rich in cultures and spiritually. Interesting read and beautiful pictures shared giving us a glance of the rich heritage of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche in China. Some pictures are rare and precious.
    Thank you Rinpoche, Pastor David and Pastor Niral, for this informative article

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-heritage-in-china.html

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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
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
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Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
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Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
11 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
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Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
1 years ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
1 years ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
1 years ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
2 yearss ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
2 yearss ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
2 yearss ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
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