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Who Am I and Who Are We?

Mar 29, 2017
Who Am I and Who Are We?

Recently I heard my daughter, Li Kheng, in conversation with her friend at lunch: “There is a bright side and a dark side to our personality.” That statement shifted my thoughts to what I said years ago after completing an adult experiential training class: “Mastery of Life is our control over the duality of...

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Silence is Good For the Brain

Sep 16, 2016
Silence is Good For the Brain

(By Tsem Rinpoche) As many of you may know, Kechara Forest Retreat regularly organizes Inner Peace Retreats. I came across the article ‘Why Silence is So Good for Your Brain‘ and I wanted to share it so that those who are planning to attend these retreats in KFR can harness the full benefits of...

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Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them

Jan 24, 2016
Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them

I studied Business Administration in university. At that time, which was about 23 years ago, it was the most common degree, especially with Asian students. How time flies… Anyway, during the course of my degree, I studied Psychology as one of my general requirement classes. To my surprise, I enjoyed that class very much,...

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Nothing Changes Everything Changes

Dec 20, 2013
Nothing Changes Everything Changes

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Dear friends, Yes another transcript has been made of my talks here. I have been told the talk was simple and easy to understand with the meaning easy to grasp. I am glad to hear this. I am sure this talk can help some of us who have this thought that...

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama shouts?

Nov 12, 2012
His Holiness the Dalai Lama shouts?

(By Tsem Rinpoche) In a recent exclusive interview with Telegraph UK, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama mentioned he gets angry quite often..

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Why do I have this fortune?

Apr 19, 2012
Why do I have this fortune?

When we have been so fortunate to meet Buddha's teachings we should think what did I do to deserve this?...

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
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