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The Farm of Your Mind | 你的“心田”

Dec 18, 2017
The Farm of Your Mind | 你的“心田”

(译文请往下看) Kechara is very fortunate to have H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche as our Spiritual Advisor and Dorje Shugden as our Dharma Protector. Understanding how fortunate we are to have connected with a supreme and qualified teacher in this life, we should therefore put as much effort as we can towards keeping a good relationship and good samaya with our Guru. The advice below was recently given to the Kechara Forest Retreat team by the Protector Dorje Shugden. As Dorje Shugden is an enlightened Buddha, all the advice he gives is none other than th...

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असल मनसाय भएका मानिसहरूका दश विपरीत व्यवहार

Dec 17, 2017
असल मनसाय भएका मानिसहरूका दश विपरीत व्यवहार

(Ten Counterproductive Behaviors of Well-Intentioned People) दोर्जे शुग्देन अझै पनि ठूलो विवादमा छन् र यदि कसैले मलाई एक क्षणको लागि पनि चिनेको छ भने

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Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Nov 9, 2017
Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Do you know anyone who is constantly engaged in excessive, unreasonable and repetitive behaviour such as cleaning, hand-washing, or rearranging? If you do, that person is most likely suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). OCD is characterised by irrational fear or obsession that triggers repetitive actions. Many people suffering from OCD are aware that...

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Why some don’t think of the long term damage

Jul 28, 2017
Why some don’t think of the long term damage

Dear friends, It is helpful to understand the various types of minds and how people think. There are people who are ‘wired’ differently than ourselves and they can look for short term results and immediate gratification instead of long term benefit. In fact they consistently get themselves into trouble and difficulties because they always...

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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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Karma and the Law of Attraction

May 15, 2016
Karma and the Law of Attraction

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Herman Rodrigues) Most people understand Karma in its most basic definition: You get what you give. We hear a lot of catch phrases by people who say, “What goes around, comes around”, and so on. Most people believe that karma comes from the fact that our actions alone cause our...

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I can’t believe I found this

Oct 6, 2015
I can’t believe I found this

Dear friends, This is truly an interesting read. I will not explain too much but I will let you contemplate deeper. I would highly recommend for you to contemplate deeper and do more research. It does open our minds so much more understanding these ten thoughts. Theories 2, 4 and 7 really attract me. What...

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Everything can be repaired | 一切都可以修复

Sep 21, 2015
Everything can be repaired | 一切都可以修复

(译文请往下阅读) (By Tsem Rinpoche) Breaking samaya to the guru is very serious setback for our spiritual practice, for the growth of our mind and in general our overall peace. As the days pass by it will seem like nothing is happening, but we will see our attachments grow, anger grows and our distance to the dharma grows. We will be happy to engage in deeds that have no ultimate meaning and justify it and feel comfortable. We will fall back to the ways of how we were before meeting the dharma and feel comfortable. We will scourge our teachers and pra...

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Discovering Yourself: A Teaching on Karma & Mindstream

May 3, 2015
Discovering Yourself: A Teaching on Karma & Mindstream

Dec 29, 2012 (By Tsem Rinpoche) Sometimes dharma talks may touch something sensitive or deep within us, but do not be stuck on the superficial meanings and changes required, but think deeper. Dharma is not something to fear or to judge yourself by but for inner contemplations. To help you to have knowledge to...

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The Mind, and How it Reincarnates

Nov 9, 2014
The Mind, and How it Reincarnates

Jul 6, 2013 (By Tsem Rinpoche) I was in Hong Kong last week. While there, I gave a talk to a small intelligent group on the MIND, how it reincarnates. Also on the qualities of the Buddha form and the reasons we make Buddha statues. I do hope you will gain some knowledge from...

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Our Neurotic Mind

Sep 1, 2014
Our Neurotic Mind

Jul 7, 2012   The above video is a Dharma talk that I gave in Nepal back in 2008. It is about Milarepa and “How and Where our NEUROTIC MIND appears, and Why it appears?” Please watch it carefully. I believe that it will benefit a lot of people in this modern time. Here...

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You and Your Imprints…How To Break Bad Habituations

Aug 30, 2014
You and Your Imprints…How To Break Bad Habituations

Jul 4, 2012 (By Tsem Rinpoche) Early in June, I decided to do a surprise visit and share some Dharma with the students who took their time away to engage in Lamrim recitation, part of the pujas to be completed before the renovation of our new Kechara House gompa begins. You can look at...

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Some Thoughts on Depression

Aug 25, 2014
Some Thoughts on Depression

  Neuro chemical imbalance arises from the body. The type of body arises from karma. What body and all the problems with it and inherited diseases and imbalances are all from karma not illusionary thinking. What body we are going to take birth in is 100% due to karmic imprints/instincts/residuals. How can some phenomena...

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To understand projections better

Jul 12, 2014
To understand projections better

  This is profound and the secrets to our success or failure. ~Tsem Rinpoche  ​  When the chips are down and some condemn so easily, it shows who they are. ~Tsem Rinpoche     When projections are seen as sound coming from nowhere and dissipating to nowhere, we will progress. ~Tsem Rinpoche  ​  My projections is...

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Transcript: You Don’t Own Your Body

Jan 11, 2014
Transcript: You Don’t Own Your Body

(By Tsem Rinpoche) A few months ago, I gave an impromptu short Dharma talk to a few students. It was on the significance of treating our human body as a vehicle...

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Strong previous life imprint?

May 5, 2012
Strong previous life imprint?

  Dear blog friends, you deserve this major CUTE ATTACK… take a look at this adorable pooch!! Must be very strong imprints from a previous existence… Tsem Rinpoche   

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100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2012

Apr 2, 2012
100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2012

Early in March, the Watkins Mind Body Spirit magazine published their list for the 100 most spiritually influential people in the world in 2012. The Watkins Mind Body Spirit is a quarterly magazine published by London’s largest and oldest independent esoteric bookshop...

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Do you want to know why you make mistakes?

Feb 11, 2012
Do you want to know why you make mistakes?

This is a powerful picture… and it is the source of strength because if we just follow it, we will be different… I like quotes that make us think deeper, fight our own mind and gives us strength that comes from within. A strength that comes from knowing we are our own authors of...

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An offering of 100,000!!!

Jan 3, 2012
An offering of 100,000!!!

Below is a message from a group of Kecharians who is currently doing a prostration retreat at our Kechara House gompa. Collectively they are aiming to complete 100,000 prostrations! How beautiful...

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Three Kinds of Laziness

Apr 21, 2011
Three Kinds of Laziness

The Buddha described three kinds of laziness. First there is the kind of laziness we all know: we don’t want to do anything, and we’d rather stay in bed half an hour later than get up and meditate. Second, there is the laziness of feeling ourselves unworthy, the laziness of thinking, “I can’t do...

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