Bao En Si (Temple of Repaying Kindness)

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The Great Bao'en Temple as depicted in Fischer von Erlach's A Plan of Civil and Historical Architecture (1721)

The Great Bao En Temple as depicted in Fischer von Erlach’s A Plan of Civil and Historical Architecture (1721)

Far in the interior of the Chinese mainland, the rugged mountainous countryside, thousands of kilometres south of Beijing is home to a Buddhist temple that has stood for almost six centuries. If imitation is the highest form of flattery, the Forbidden City wins high praise from Bao En Si (Temple of Forgiveness) indeed.

Billions of people recognise the name ‘Sichuan’ in a culinary context. However, delectable its cuisine may be, the province’s contribution to the world of architecture and to the heritage of Chinese Buddhism is woefully underappreciated. Pingwu, the northernmost county of Sichuan province, hosts Bao En Temple, one of the finest examples of existing Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) temple design and construction.

 

What’s in a Name?

The name ‘Temple of Forgiveness’ seems to be an unremarkable and typically pious Buddhist choice. The story of how the temple earned this name, though, reveals a humorously unorthodox side to this seemingly orthodox title.

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See, Bao En Temple was not originally intended to be a religious structure at all but a private residence. Its patron was Wang Xi, a powerful official of Longzhou (the old name for Pingwu) who was so deeply inspired after a visit to the Forbidden City in Beijing that he wished to create a similar palace for himself.

The problem was that some of the building techniques and architectural features required in such a structure were reserved only for imperial palaces. It seems Wang Xi assumed that Pingwu’s remote location, so far from the royal capital and its prying eyes would allow him the latitude to use those features in his palace undetected. Unfortunately for him, he was wrong.

When the Ming Emperor Yingzong (1427–1464) learnt of Wang Xi’s impudence, he mulled having him executed. One of the arguments against this drastic course of action was that Wang commanded a powerful army which had successfully repelled numerous attacks by nomadic raiders.

Emperor Yingzong

Emperor Yingzong

Eventually, cooler heads prevailed and the ruler instead opted for clemency in light of Wang’s faithful service to the state. Of course, such a stunt could not be ignored completely lest it inspires others to similar exploits. Emperor Yingzong forbade Wang Xi from using it as a residence and instead had it built as a monastery and temple complex.

Then, the emperor added one final touch, an act of generosity tinged with a hint of caution just to drive the point home. It was in the form of a large stele that was installed within Bao En Temple.

The wording on the decree reads that “Even an official is not an exception but is allowed in this instance”, indicating that special approval was given to Wang Xi because it was a religious structure. However, the top of the “Wang” character was adorned with an unnecessary stroke, creatively insinuating that further missteps would result in a beheading.

Thus, the crisis around the construction of Bao En Temple was resolved without bloodshed. The episode has left us hints of the intricacies and subtle subterfuges of royal protocol that officials had to learn… and the source of Bao En Temple’s very apt name.

 

A Perilous World

That Bao En Temple still stands today is a testament to both its construction and to the wiles of Wang Xi.

 

Political Strife

For his part, Wang was an astute politician even though he did not have any extended experience in the corridors of power in Beijing. Having secured his own head and obtained permission from the emperor to continue the project, he added one feature that researchers believe safeguarded the complex from attack for centuries.

The tablet that is displayed in the second courtyard. It reads "long live the current emperor".

The tablet that is displayed in the second courtyard. It reads “long live the current emperor”.

It is a tablet displayed prominently in the second courtyard. Instead of the common terminology of “Long live the emperor”, it reads, “Long live the current emperor” (our emphasis).

This shrewd turn of phrase ensured that any tumult in the capital and the overthrow of one dynasty would not automatically make Bao En Temple a target for destruction. In that regard, the temple escaped unscathed when others did not.

It could not, unfortunately, escape the mindless destruction wreaked upon China’s Buddhist heritage by the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Quick-thinking priests added boards with verses in praise of Chairman Mao to many of the structures and prevented some damage. Still, large wall murals depicting the Buddha and his disciples were maliciously vandalised.

 

Nature

Bao En Temple has also weathered the ravages of Mother Nature. Three major earthquakes, centuries apart, demolished many of the structures in the area but the temple has stood through them all. In fact, anecdotal reports say that people fled their homes when they felt tremors and rushed to Bao En Temple because they knew it would not collapse.

The first of these three quakes occurred on 16 January, 1630. The quake measured 6.3 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was a mere 75 km from the temple. The second earthquake in 1976 was centred on the border of Pingwu and Sonpan; it measured 6.7 on the Richter scale.

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The last major seismic event in the area was also the most devastating. It struck on 12 May, 2008 and has become known as the Great Sichuan earthquake. Measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale, it devastated the region, killing over 69,000 people.

This quake was the most traumatic event in the history of the temple, causing brick walls to crack and breaking some arms of the 1,000-Armed Avalokiteshvara statue. But while modern buildings fell, Bao En Temple did not. Researchers credit this remarkable feat to the building’s design and the wood used for its construction.

 

Construction

Wang Xi began work on the temple in 1440. The main buildings of Bao En Temple were completed within six years but the intricate details that still enrapture so many visitors today took much longer. The entire complex was formally completed by Wang Xi’s son, Wang Jian 20 years after construction began.

It is a tragedy that Wang Xi, who dreamt up a project so wonderful and then secured its existence by navigating a labyrinthine political landscape, did not live to see it in its full glory.

 

Material

The critical supporting structures, as well as the most sacred objects at Bao En Temple, are made of what a wood that is known locally as nanmu. Its official name is Phoebe nanmu and it is an evergreen species of the Lauraceae family native to China and Vietnam.

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Nanmu wood was a highly prized construction medium for a number of reasons. Firstly, its high density and resistance to decay in humid conditions make it ideal for important sacred buildings. Next, birds and insects have a tendency to avoid nanmu so it is naturally resistant to infestations.

Thirdly, the tree grows with long, straight trunks that lend themselves well to architecture. Finally, nanmu has the perfect balance of rigidity and flexibility that is critical for buildings in earthquake-prone zones. Construction records mention that this was one of the considerations of the builders.

Because the nanmu tree grows slowly, it can take centuries to reach full maturity and this makes it very precious indeed. Ming Emperor Zhu Di had Beijing’s Forbidden Palace constructed of Nanmu timber.

 

Special Design

A lot of the credit for the fact that Bao En Temple still stands today goes to a feature that many visitors overlook completely – the 2,200 sets of roof brackets used throughout the complex. Called dougong in Mandarin, they appear in 36 different designs and have descriptive names like cloud curl, elephant tusk and flower basket.

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Their intricate interlocking design is often mistaken as simply an aesthetic feature, which is easily forgivable considering how beautiful they are. However, their real purpose is to act as shock absorbers and dissipaters of energy.

Researchers have found that the brackets channel vibrations equally to all of the building’s supporting pillars when a tremor strikes. In this way, they preserve the building’s structural integrity during an earthquake.

Another architectural feature of note is that part of the ceiling in every hall is exposed, characteristic of Ming Dynasty design.

 

Layout

The complex covers an area of 27,000 sq. metres, of which 3,500 sq. metres is occupied by buildings. There is a courtyard outside the main entrance which has become a gathering place for the people who live in the area.

Two tall sutra pillars carved from stone straddle the entrance which faces east. Wide stone steps lead to the buildings with red and yellow-tiled walls that are adorned with carvings. The massive stone lions that sit outside have looked out onto the world for centuries.

The grounds are divided into 3 courtyards. The traditional temple construction is marked by symmetry with buildings branching off from a central axis dominated by the main passageway. The major halls lie along this axis while the minor halls and auxiliary structures like storage rooms and quarters were built along the transverse axes.

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The Three Courtyards

The buildings and galleries of Bao En Temple ring 3 rectangular courtyards.

First Courtyard

The first courtyard comprises the main entrance, Golden Bridge and Hall of the Celestial King. The Hall received significant damage from the 2008 earthquake and portions of its brick walls bear scars of the destruction wrought by the disaster.

Second Courtyard

The central courtyard is where you will find the Hall of Great Compassion, Avatamsaka Hall and Hall of Great Heroes. The last of these contains 3 Buddha statues, each 10 metres tall and decorated with halos of gold leaf. You will also find the tablet with the words “Long live the current emperor” here. Made from nanmu wood, it incorporates intricate carvings of dragons and is embellished with gold highlights.

Third Courtyard

A long gallery leads to the innermost courtyard where the Pavilion of Stone Slabs, Pavilion of Ten Thousand Buddhas, Dabei Hall (Great Compassion) and Huayan Hall are located. The Pavilion of Ten Thousand Buddhas contains statues of Wang Xi and Wang Jian paying respects to Buddha, Dabei Hall houses a 1000-Armed Avalokiteshvara and a revolving sutra cabinet sits inside Huayan Hall.

 

Main Attractions

Without a doubt, Bao En Temple is a treasure trove of magnificent design and construction with a captivating history. They may draw visitors in their own right but pale in comparison to the Buddhist treasures the complex holds:

 

1,000-Armed Avalokiteshvara

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The Avalokiteshvara statue in Dabei Hall actually has 1,004 arms, each held in a different pose. The nanmu wood figure stands on a lotus dais wearing a jewelled crown and sash. Clay figurines of celestial beings wait on the Buddha from the poles surrounding the statue.

 

Scripture Wheel

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Opposite Dabei Hall is the Avatamsaka Hall within which is one of the only three surviving scripture wheels in China. The other two are Heibei’s Zhi Hua Si and Jiangyou’s Yun Ya Si, but the wheel in Bao En Temple is the only one that still rotates.

Standing at 9.5 metres tall and 7 metres in diameter, the 7-level structure was built to resemble the celestial pavilion. Valuable scriptures are still kept within the intricately-carved wonder. It is turned via an 11-metre long shaft that has a diameter of 0.45 metres. Both the wheel and the shaft are made of nanmu wood.

 

9,999 Dragons

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It is difficult to look anywhere within the Bao En Temple complex and not spot a dragon. They look out from the eaves and brackets, and they adorn every structure and object that is of significant religious or symbolic value. They appear on the stele with the emperor’s decree as well as the scripture wheel. A closer look at the 2 dragons that guard the wheel reveals that their feet have 4 claws each as opposed to the 5 claws of imperial dragons. Wang Xi did not take any more chances.

 

Murals

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There are four separate walls of murals that every visitor must see.

One is in the third courtyard, on the second floor of the pavilion. Across 328 sq. metres spread over 3 walls are over 100 Bodhisattvas, celestial beings, vajras and viras monks prostrating to Buddha. They are up to 3 metres in height and bear crowns and armour of gold paint.

The second is in the Hall of Heroes, where Buddha’s 12 disciples are depicted prostrating to him across 117 sq. metres of intricate paintings. The third and fourth are 3D murals, clay figures which emerge from the walls of Dabei Hall and Avatamsaka Hall.

 

Visiting Bao En Temple

That Bao En Temple is not usually on tourist itineraries is both a boon and a bane. It is a loss in terms of the awareness and preservation of ancient Buddhist culture but this comparative lack of popularity also makes for a less crowded, more purposeful visit.

The courtyard outside the temple is frequented by locals who use it as a place to unwind at the end of the day and absorb the positive vibes. You will never see the kind of crowds typical of other remote Buddhist attractions like the Hanging Temple, even on auspicious days of the Buddhist calendar.

However, Bao En Temple is by far the most popular tourist spot in the vicinity, which means that finding transport to and from the temple complex is easy. Transport, accommodation and food in the area are reasonably priced, especially if you are accustomed to paying prices in cities like Beijing and Shanghai.

 

Getting There

Address: Pingwu Bao En Temple,
Pingwu County,
Mian Yang City,
Sichuan Province, China

Pingwu, where Bao En Temple is located, is a relatively small, mountain-ringed town typical of the rural inland region of China.

The easiest way to get here is to first fly to Sichuan Chengdu Xuanliu Airport. The distance from Chengdu to Mianyang City near Pingwu is 296 km. Winding mountain roads reward visitors with amazing views but the drive is arduous and usually takes about 6 hours.

Bao En Temple is located at the western corner of the town, at the foot of a hill. The temple complex is open from 08:30 to 17:30 every day. The entry fee is CNY40.

 

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  1. Jacinta Goh on Jul 23, 2022 at 12:59 am

    This documentary about Bao En Si was filmed after the SiChuan Great Earthquake happened in 2008. After the crisis, Bao En Shi was left untouched and that was amazing. Obviously nanmu wood worked wonders and also thanks to the marvelous and genius ideas of massive and yet complicated interlocking. That’s brilliant!

    Besides, the Wheel of Sutra is working still! Not to mention, the 3D, colourful and delicate figurines shown towards the end of the documentary is a Must WATCH!

  2. Samfoonheei on Aug 12, 2017 at 11:29 am

    Wow …amazing such a ancient,beautiful architectual and a well preserved 15th century monastery which is built between 1440 and 1446 during the Zhengtong Emperor’s reign (1427–64).
    Bao En Si is in Pingwu,Sichuan is known as the “Forbidden City hidden in the mountains” as it display natural and cultural beautiful landscapes.
    Its also a eco-highland, a perfect place for health preservation.
    After watching the video ,i realised this Bao En Si temple is very well preserved ,amazing strong structure which can hold thousands of years from rain,wind and many earthquakes as the temple is standing today.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful post of such temples make of nanmu wood.Bao En Si has 6 amazing wonders to note.

  3. Anne Ong on May 29, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    What a nice temple, especially all the buddhas statute so grand and beautiful. It is so nice to watch this video of the temple and all the information as to the wonders why it survived the earth quakes. It just goes to show that the Chinese building Bao En Si are brilliant and have such foresight to build this piece of spiritual worship place with such amazing construction know how. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this interesting article _/\_

  4. judy lam on Sep 10, 2012 at 7:58 am

    Amazing architecture and construction techniques considering Bao En Si was built 560 years ago! I am fascinated by the use of Nanmu wood and its resilience to the serious impact of earthquake. It just goes to show that the Chinese building Bao En Si are brilliant and have such foresight to build this piece of spiritual worship place with such amazing construction know-how.

  5. Uncle Eddie on Mar 22, 2011 at 10:36 am

    One of China’s national treasure, with a 560 years of history as China’s best preserved ancient building of the Ming Dynasty, Bao En Si (Temple of Repaying Kindness) has miraculously survived a very severed earthquake two years ago. This building has a more ancient and older structure built on the Principle of Harmony. Structurally, it resembled the famous “Beijing Forbidden City”, but how it can escape serious damages through the severed earthquake, still remained a marvellous wonder till today. Obviously,Bao En Si (Temple of Repaying Kindness), through centuries of solace for the millions of people in that area, could have received ample and more than enough blessings through its large representation of huge statues of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas andsacred images of many other holy beings. It is heavily endowed with positive energy, blessings and feng sui to be able to ward off any negative calamity. That’s what perhaps could have saved Bao En Si from ruins and devastation of the earthquake.

  6. shelly tai on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:22 am

    What a nice temple, especially all the buddhas statute so grand and beautiful.

  7. Datuk May on Feb 25, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    It is so nice to watch this video of the temple and all the information as to the wonders why it survived the earth quakes. My point of view is that Bao En Si survived because of the blessings of the Buddhas as it is a place of thanksgiving by devotees for all the help that the Buddhas have granted to sentient beings for so very long. Hope that one day I can visit this wonder of the world.

  8. advent on Feb 23, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Sharing…梵宫 literally means Sanskrit Palace…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKb0UE-APO0&feature=related

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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/post-80s-girl-practices-buddhism-as-a-nun-in-snow-capped-plateau.html
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    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-mysterious-monsters-narrated-by-peter-graves.html
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    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:25 PM
    We are not alone , there are many unexplained mysterious monsters sightings. These sightings has remain unsolved mysteries. All these encounters has send shockwaves throughout many parts in the world. The video of mysterious monsters which was narrated by Peter Graves , has viewers to believe mysterious monsters do exists after all. Very convincing . Many interesting frightening creatures such as Lochness, Bigfoot,Yeti and so forth are explored in this video. Do watch .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-mysterious-monsters-narrated-by-peter-graves.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:23 PM
    Visited this stunning standing Manjushri which is located at the Manjushree Park at Chobhar, in Kathmandu, Nepal recently. Feeling so blessed able to see it , with my friends. Manjushree Park, one of most natural, historic attactive park within Kathmandu valley. Fantastic well managed picnic spot one should visit and not to be missed when one is at Kathmandu Nepal. Visible 33 ft. high black stone carved Manjushree statue .Manjushri is one of the most important iconic figures in Mahayana Buddhism. The powerful image representing ever-present wisdom plus the sword of awareness to cut off all delusion. An interesting story behind this Kathmandu Valley where mythology and geology intertwine.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-standing-manjushri-in-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:15 PM
    According to Buddhist teaching, prostration manifests the spiritual growth, faith of a person. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, prostration is an important element of practice. Traditionally, prostrations are more than a show of respect for Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. Making prostration is a basic part of our lives in Buddhism. They are a method to purify our mind, or the antidote for ego-clinging. One of the general benefits of prostration is that in the future we will achieve a good rebirth . Prostration is a very powerful activity that can clear away obscuration of our body, speech, and mind as well as clearing our past and present negative karma. A huge merits for anyone doing prostration with proper visualization as well as the proper motivation.
    Having seen practitioners doing prostration along the road at Lhasa and reading teachings on prostration on blogs had motivated me to do retreat on it. Its was during the MCO back in 2020, I did a prostration retreat then. Even though it took me a longer time somehow I have completed 100,150k prostrations . Now I am still continue to do but not as many prostration as before.
    Well even though this is an old post I would to congratulate those involved in the prostration retreat at that time. It’s a good that Kechara is have a teachings on prostration and retreat .
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/letters-cards-gifts/prostration-retreat-completed.html

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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
2 weeks ago
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 weeks ago
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 weeks ago
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
3 weeks ago
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
3 weeks ago
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
3 weeks ago
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
3 weeks ago
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 weeks ago
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
4 weeks ago
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 weeks ago
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
1 month ago
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
1 month ago
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
2 months ago
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
2 months ago
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/\_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed.  Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
2 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
2 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
3 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
3 months ago
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 months ago
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
More pictures of the day! Kechara Penang Chapel & public blessings 3rd Oct 2023 by Jacinta.
5 months ago
More pictures of the day! Kechara Penang Chapel & public blessings 3rd Oct 2023 by Jacinta.
Some pictures of the public blessings taken right after the puja was completed by the monks. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 3rd Oct 2023.
5 months ago
Some pictures of the public blessings taken right after the puja was completed by the monks. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 3rd Oct 2023.
3rd Oct 2023, Tibetan monks came to Kechara Penang for chapel & public blessing, in conjunction with the arrival of H. E Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue. Thanks to Pastor Henry & Pastor Seng Piow, who guided us throughout the event. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
3rd Oct 2023, Tibetan monks came to Kechara Penang for chapel & public blessing, in conjunction with the arrival of H. E Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue. Thanks to Pastor Henry & Pastor Seng Piow, who guided us throughout the event. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue is here! 3rd Oct 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue is here! 3rd Oct 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
29th Sept 2023. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden puja adjourned at 4.30pm with 9 attendees. Thereafter, a Rinpoche Swift Return puja was completed too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
29th Sept 2023. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden puja adjourned at 4.30pm with 9 attendees. Thereafter, a Rinpoche Swift Return puja was completed too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
We've completed DS puja at 4pm, 16th Sept 2023. Umze for the day was KS Tang. Bee Bee, Eric & Eric Jr attended too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
We've completed DS puja at 4pm, 16th Sept 2023. Umze for the day was KS Tang. Bee Bee, Eric & Eric Jr attended too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
On 19th Aug 2023, we have just completed our DS puja, led by William. We started our DS puja with taking refuge with the Three Jewels i.e. Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
6 months ago
On 19th Aug 2023, we have just completed our DS puja, led by William. We started our DS puja with taking refuge with the Three Jewels i.e. Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
At the conclusion, we invoked Rinpoche's blessing by chanting His name mantra. See you all next week. Every Saturday @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
6 months ago
At the conclusion, we invoked Rinpoche's blessing by chanting His name mantra. See you all next week. Every Saturday @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Lots of offerings for 2 days retreat (22nd - 23rd July 2023). We offered vegetables, fruits, biscuits, carbonated drinks and many more. Do join us next time. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
7 months ago
Lots of offerings for 2 days retreat (22nd - 23rd July 2023). We offered vegetables, fruits, biscuits, carbonated drinks and many more. Do join us next time. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
We have a few new retreatants this round. Through the guidance of Pastor Seng Piow, all of them completed the retreat successfully. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
7 months ago
We have a few new retreatants this round. Through the guidance of Pastor Seng Piow, all of them completed the retreat successfully. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
#Throwback 22nd July 2023, Kechara Penang Study Group DS retreat, led by Pastor Seng Piow. By Jacinta
7 months ago
#Throwback 22nd July 2023, Kechara Penang Study Group DS retreat, led by Pastor Seng Piow. By Jacinta
When you're in Penang, do drop by at Penang Chapel @ 49, Jalan Seang Tek for our weekly Dorje Shugden puja & Swift Return Puja. You'll get to fulfill your wishes, overcome problems and perhaps you can get protection from negativities and harm too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
7 months ago
When you're in Penang, do drop by at Penang Chapel @ 49, Jalan Seang Tek for our weekly Dorje Shugden puja & Swift Return Puja. You'll get to fulfill your wishes, overcome problems and perhaps you can get protection from negativities and harm too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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