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Two Holy Places in Yunnan, China | 中国云南省的两个新圣地

Dec 20, 2021
Two Holy Places in Yunnan, China | 中国云南省的两个新圣地

Recently, we have received the good news that two holy places are being built in Yunnan province, China. The first is a Dorje Shugden stupa in the Jade Dragon (Yulong) Snow Mountain area and the second is the rebuilding of Chosang Temple in Shangri-la. I am pleased to be able to share this news...

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The Tsem Rinpoche Relic Stupa Project

Mar 9, 2020
The Tsem Rinpoche Relic Stupa Project

The Tsem Rinpoche Relic Stupa Project is a very precious opportunity to generate great merits to connect with Tsem Rinpoche’s next incarnation. Find out how you can support this important Project, whether it's by contributing your time and effort towards the preparation of pujas and sacred items, or by helping with fund-raising...

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Posted in Buddhas, Dharma & Practice, Dorje Shugden, Great Lamas & Masters | 6 Comments »

Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka

Feb 3, 2018
Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka

This (mostly) pilgrimage trip to Sri Lanka was inspired by my Guru, H.E Tsem Rinpoche, who encouraged me to bring my family on a blessed pilgrimage trip instead of a regular holiday to places which do not have much meaning. I thought about what my Guru said, and it makes a lot of sense...

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The Power of Ruchok

Mar 30, 2014
The Power of Ruchok

In preparation for the Kechara Forest Retreat, we are planning to build many big stupas, which will bless the area and form pivotal points for circumambulation around the land.

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Get Involved with Vajrayogini Stupa at KFR

Mar 30, 2014
Get Involved with Vajrayogini Stupa at KFR

(By Tsem Rinpoche) As you might know, we are now in the process of acquiring land and building the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR), which is based about an hour away from the city center.

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Statues and Stupas

Jan 12, 2014
Statues and Stupas

(By Tsem Rinpoche) I found this wonderful article in Shambala's blog about statues and stupas, and thought it would be helpful for many of my students and friends to read this write up.

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From Beijing with Love

May 23, 2012
From Beijing with Love

I just received news from Liaison Jamie Khoo that a friend from Beijing sent in several gifts for KFR. These gifts came from Emilio, a young Philipino boy whom is currently living in Beijing where he persue for his studies in Renmin University.

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From Cusco, Peru

Apr 2, 2012
From Cusco, Peru

On the 29th December 2011, I received a very nice letter along with a beautiful card and unique gifts from Ms Veronika Tupayachi, via my liaison Beng Kooi...

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Aerial view of Bodha Stupa

Jan 25, 2012
Aerial view of Bodha Stupa

Generally stupas are the physical representations of a Buddha’s mind. They come in 8 main shapes. Each shape is equal to the representation of Buddha’s mind. They can contain: Relics of Buddha Relics of High monks Relics of attained masters Sutras Mantras Multiple images of Buddhas such as statues/tsatsas/pictures/paintings/precious items Wealth vases Blessed items...

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