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A Wish-fulfilling Shrine

Jan 28, 2019
A Wish-fulfilling Shrine

阅读中文文章,点击这里: The Kechara Buddhist Organisation’s Puja (prayers and rituals) House was established to perform a wide range of authentic prayers and rituals for the sick, dying, deceased and those who are going through tremendous obstacles; or even simply wishing to invoke the powers of the Buddhas for their wellbeing or success. Amongst the many pujas that are available at our Puja House, the Dorje Shugden and Medicine Buddha pujas are the most popular due to their effectiveness in removing obstacles, healin...

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The Miraculous White Tara of the Majapahit Empire

Aug 11, 2018
The Miraculous White Tara of the Majapahit Empire

In 2012, a White Tara statue in Surabaya, Indonesia, was thrust into the spotlight when her eyes, sculpted closed in meditation, suddenly opened and glanced to the side...

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The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery

Jul 27, 2018
The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery

(by Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor David Lai)   The Founding of Ratsag Monastery According to an inscription, Ra Bende Yonten Gyalpo founded Ratsag Monastery in the Yab Valley of Tolung, near Lhasa in the early half of the 11th century. It was built through the generous patronage of the noble Sego family. However, Go...

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86 Grand Statues of the World

Jul 15, 2016
86 Grand Statues of the World

Please view these wonderful large statues built around the world. They commemorate something close to people’s hearts. Something that brings hope, inspiration or a reminder of something people wish to aspire to. Whether the statues are religious or secular in nature, the human spirit is uplifted when they see something that gives meaning to...

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Posted in Art, Architecture & Culture, Asia, Inspiration & Worthy Words, Travel, Videos | 66 Comments »

Buddha in Mars?

Dec 21, 2015
Buddha in Mars?

A Buddha statue in Mars? Is this for real? Buddhists know that there are other worlds, lifeforms and sentient beings out there in the universe. Planet Earth is not the only hospitable planet and we are not the only beings to exist in the whole universe. In Buddhism, there are six realms of existence:...

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Guest Contributor – Chew Hui Sing

Mar 10, 2013
Guest Contributor – Chew Hui Sing

Article submitted by Chew Hui Sing Winning article for “A Chance To Bring Home Medicine Buddha — For Free!!”   18 January 2010 was a day when the life of my family changed within minutes – when we came so close to losing our dearest father and husband. It was a usual Monday morning...

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Guest Contributor – Stephen Tang

Mar 8, 2013
Guest Contributor – Stephen Tang

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Guest Contributor – Jonath Goh

Mar 8, 2013
Guest Contributor – Jonath Goh

Article submitted by Jonath Goh Winning article for “A Chance To Bring Home Medicine Buddha — For Free!!”   Dear Tsem Rinpoche, First of all thank you so much for giving out a chance to let your blog readers to win a Menlha statue. I would like to write in to request a statue...

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Guest Contributor – Sharon Ong

Mar 8, 2013
Guest Contributor – Sharon Ong

Article submitted by Sharon Ong Winning article for “A Chance To Bring Home Medicine Buddha — For Free!!”   On June 2011, our world was forever changed. Mum suffered a massive stroke. When we arrived at the Emergency Room, we could not believe what was happening. Our Mum could hardly speak. Her left limbs...

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Guest Contributor – Jace Chong

Mar 8, 2013
Guest Contributor – Jace Chong

Article submitted by Jace Chong   The Hero In My Heart My mom, Mdm. Lee Kam Meng is a super animal lover. After I told her about how Kathmandu Animal Treatment has spay program for stray animals, my mom started her journey to take care more cats and dogs. She loves animals since...

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Guest Contributor – Tara

Mar 7, 2013
Guest Contributor – Tara

Article submitted by Tara    I must admit I feel a bit awkward writing this article. I am normally not one to boast about the things I do in my private life. For any other type of contest, I would most likely be nominating someone else and gushing on and on about how...

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Guest Contributor – Giel-Frédéric Foubert

Mar 7, 2013
Guest Contributor – Giel-Frédéric Foubert

Article submitted by Giel-Frédéric Foubert Winning article for “A Chance To Bring Home Medicine Buddha — For Free!!”   My mother is ill since I was 5 years old. Now I am 15 years old. She cannot sleep normal. This makes her very sick. All kind of strange pains and discomforts occur. She cannot...

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A game? Or is it?

Jan 25, 2013
A game? Or is it?

Today, we played a hilariously fun and hugely educational game on blog chat. 14 of Rinpoche's writers came together to be tested on their Dharma knowledge, problem-solving skills, ability to stay calm under pressure... and arithmetic!...

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A Statue that came with Something Else

May 27, 2012
A Statue that came with Something Else

When we toy with the supernatural, we can expect the resultant effect coming back to us. Whether it is a good or bad effect depends on our motivation, and our intention to ‘connect’ with the supernatural in the first place...

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Dharma Games

Nov 17, 2011
Dharma Games

One thing I like about Kecharians is they know when to work hard and they also know when to play hard. They are really dedicated to the Dharma so when they have worked very hard, I like to reward them...

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Kechara Discovery’s very 1st in-house clay statue!

May 17, 2011
Kechara Discovery’s very 1st in-house clay statue!

Kechara Discovery (KD) has been working on their very first clay statue! Previously, they specialized in making Buddha images made of bronze and copper. Now they are starting to make statues IN-HOUSE with clay...

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