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10 Incredible House Blessings by Kechara Pastors | 克切拉讲法师进行10项殊胜的房宅加持

Apr 20, 2020
10 Incredible House Blessings by Kechara Pastors | 克切拉讲法师进行10项殊胜的房宅加持

(译文请往下阅读) (By Tsem Rinpoche and Admin)   1. Protector’s Presence Inviting a 3-feet Dorje Shugden statue, just in time for Chinese New Year! Message from the Pastors: “A 3-feet Dorje Shugden statue was invited by a family who love this precious protector very much. May Dorje Shugden provide protection and blessings to this family, lifetime after lifetime.” “一户很敬爱多杰雄登护法的人家迎请了一尊3尺护法圣像 ,愿多杰雄登护法生生世世保护和加持这个家庭.”   2. Young & Blessed It’s always an exciting time when you finally move out of your parents house and into your own. When you ...

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An Exhumation of Ancestral Graves

Jun 30, 2017
An Exhumation of Ancestral Graves

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Datuk May) Being of Chinese descent, the very thought of exhuming an ancestral grave causes great concern and superstitious fear of impending misfortune and inauspiciousness. The inevitability of having to exhume ancestral graves occurred twice before for me but somehow I was not that affected as someone else was going...

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From a Free Thinker to a Buddhist

Mar 21, 2017
From a Free Thinker to a Buddhist

Before I begin my story, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my guru, H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche for giving me this opportunity and platform to learn the Dharma. I was brought up with a Taoist background, and since I was a child, I was told to pray to get my...

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Mandala Offerings and Dharma Attitude |《曼达拉供养与学佛的态度》

Jan 3, 2016
Mandala Offerings and Dharma Attitude |《曼达拉供养与学佛的态度》

(译文请往下阅读) (By Tsem Rinpoche, Pastor David and Pastor Adeline) On 6 December 2015, Pastor David Lai gave a Dharma talk and workshop on the topic “Mandala Offerings & Dharma Attitude” in Kechara House. A total of 71 people attended the talk and listened very attentively as Pastor David gave a clear explanation on the correct way of engaging in the Mandala Offering of 37 Heaps, the significance of each offering and the accompanying visualizations. Besides explaining what mandala offerings are really about, Pastor David also covered...

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Posted in Buddhas, Dharma & Practice, Kechara - 13 Depts, Students & Friends, 中文 | 8 Comments »

The Importance of Death in Life |《不知死,焉知生?》

Nov 23, 2015
The Importance of Death in Life |《不知死,焉知生?》

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Abby) 克切拉禅修林首个中文佛法讲座——《不知死,焉知生?》终于在2015年11月14日的下午五时圆满结束!

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7th Pastorship Ordination

Oct 31, 2015
7th Pastorship Ordination

Four years ago, we had our first pastorship ordination ceremony in Kechara House which is our gompa (main prayer hall) in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. At that time, I ordained four pastors. Now in 2015, we have 17 pastors of which 10 have requested to become fully ordained monks and nuns in...

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Support the Kechara Pastors

Dec 28, 2014
Support the Kechara Pastors

The pastorship role was conceptualized by His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche to preserve the Dharma and to give laypeople an opportunity to commit to benefiting others. The first Buddhist Pastors were ordained on 24th October 2011 and every year since then, more have made this commitment to bring the Buddha’s teachings to people in our...

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Music to my ears

Nov 2, 2014
Music to my ears

Dear friends, When we enter the dharma we should find every excuse and method to improve our minds, habits and thinking. We should always find excuses to succeed! We cannot enter dharma and be exactly unchanged year after year. We cannot keep asking for more time to change. After all, it’s not up to...

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Congratulations are in order

Oct 26, 2014
Congratulations are in order

Dear friends, I received this beautiful message from a student who has been with me for over ten years and she has come a long way. She has requested to be a nun years ago and I advised her to wait and train herself. Her sincere persistent wish to enter the nun-hood has never...

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This is wonderful

Aug 19, 2014
This is wonderful

Pastor Shin during a puja session   Pastor Shin on Sin Chew Newspaper! Just recently, Pastor Shin Tan appeared in a local Chinese newspaper called Sin Chew Daily. I have known Pastor Shin since 2006, when she first attended a teaching I gave in Kechara House. She was very new to Buddhism at that...

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Kechara House in New Straits Times

Nov 25, 2012
Kechara House in New Straits Times

I thank the media for their kind and generous support of our activities. They really do not have an easy job and at times tedious, but they work hard to bring news and updates to everyone. Again I appreciate their support very much. Tsem Rinpoche     Kechara House to hold pastor ordination event...

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A special request of Pastorship

Oct 27, 2012
A special request of Pastorship

Some very special requests I wanted to share with all of you here. Please send them your good wishes. They have already taken their vows on October 24, 2012.   Tsem Rinpoche             Dr Lanse    Letter from Dr Lanse   The letter reads:   Dear Rinpoche, Hope Rinpoche...

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Coffee or tea with your Lamrim?

Oct 7, 2012
Coffee or tea with your Lamrim?

I just received an update from Liaison Paul Yap regarding Kechara House's Gompa revamps with pictures!

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A special Memorial Prayer by Kechara

Sep 30, 2012
A special Memorial Prayer by Kechara

Last night, Kechara House under the leadership of Mr Paul Yap held a Memorial Prayer for the late Mr Tan Kim Beng, the father of Joseph Tan.

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Do women make good Buddhist Pastors?

Jul 22, 2012
Do women make good Buddhist Pastors?

  DO WOMEN MAKE GOOD PASTORS?? I created a system within Kechara where ‘ordinary’ people of all backgrounds, genders, orientation and lifestyles can share or teach the dharma to others. They are called Pastors. To me I chose the word Pastor because it is wonderful that lay people wish to do more but are...

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