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Yangdup Wealth Puja 2017

Mar 2, 2020
Yangdup Wealth Puja 2017

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Admin) Wealth. Many seek it, covet it and live it. But what is wealth really? By common definition, wealth is an abundance of valuable possessions, resources or money and is sought after for many reasons. Some chase wealth to lead a comfortable life, some as a status symbol and to...

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Buddhist Monks Working to Tackle Deforestation in Cambodia

Aug 12, 2016
Buddhist Monks Working to Tackle Deforestation in Cambodia

Dear friends, Deforestation is a growing phenomenon on this planet. Forests are so important for all sentient beings on earth and each time deforestation happens, hundreds and thousands of animal lives are taken away. This article highlights a great initiative started by the sangha of Cambodia to save the forests of their country. By...

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Bangladeshi Buddhist monks feed hundreds of poor Muslims during Ramadan

Jul 5, 2015
Bangladeshi Buddhist monks feed hundreds of poor Muslims during Ramadan

Bangladeshi Buddhist monks giving out Iftar meals, food for breaking the daytime fast, to Bangladeshi Muslims at the main shrine of Dhammarajika Monastery in Dhaka on July 6, 2015. PHOTO: AFP   Bangladeshi Buddhist monks distributing tokens among Muslims for collecting Iftar meals for breaking fast at the main shrine of Dhammarajika Monastery in...

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Bangkok Monks and Why Make Offerings

Jan 25, 2015
Bangkok Monks and Why Make Offerings

  Making Offerings to Monks in Bangkok! (By Tsem Rinpoche) Our large group in Bangkok woke up around 4 am to get ready. We left the hotel at around 5 am to drive to Banglampoo area of Bangkok. Without traffic, it took us around 20 mins to get there (Remember Bangkok is a huge...

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40,000 Monks at Serthar Buddhist Institute!!

Sep 30, 2013
40,000 Monks at Serthar Buddhist Institute!!

Dear students and friends, Take a look at the pictures below of Serthar Buddhist Institute in China! Spiritual aspirants actually built their houses around the monastery where they learn and practice Dharma.

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Emei Shan

Nov 26, 2011
Emei Shan

(By Tsem Rinpoche)   History According to historians, it was said that Emei Shan (Mount Emei) has been inhabited since 10,000 years ago. The first Buddhist temple in China was built on the summit of Mount Emei in the 1st century. It was named the Guang Xiang Temple, however in 1614 it received its present royal name of Hua Zang. Mount Emei is known for its incredibly diverse vegetation, and scenic beauty. Some of the trees surrounding the area is 1,000 years old. Many people look to Mount Emei as a place of important cultural significance...

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