Miraculous Compost Tea

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A few weeks ago, I found a YouTube video on how to make compost tea. Compost tea is key in organic farming… it is decomposed, nutrient-rich organic matter that is then recycled as fertilizer.

Besides being used as a fertilizer, there are many other uses for compost tea… like soil conditioner, natural pesticide, erosion control, landfill cover etc etc… Many people use compost tea in their organic farm, but it can also be used in our backyard gardens, for landscaping, horticulture and agriculture. 

I asked one of my students, Li Kheng (thank you very much Li Kheng for doing this all the way), to create compost tea to fertilize the soil for our plants at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). She did an excellent job along with her team, the “Green Girls”… I’m very happy that they not only did what was requested, but did it very well and have the results show. I want to blog about this for everyone to know how easy and cost effective making compost tea is. It makes the plants grow greener and it also prevents plant diseases naturally. If you don’t have a green thumb, well compost tea is your answer to make everything you plant grow with whatever your thumb color!!! It is a must. Things really grow in Findhorn community because of their communion with nature devas, but compost tea is really good too!!

I would very much like this effort of using compost tea on our plants in KFR to go on permanently so that the plants will continuously be healthy. Kechara Forest Retreat or KFR will have many organic gardens and plants so we will be using compost tea to make our retreat land very lush, green and healthy.

Do watch the video below… Li Kheng gives a very good explanation on how to make compost tea.

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Here are some benefits of using compost tea:

  1. The beneficial organisms in the compost tea protects the plant surface by keeping disease-causing organisms from attaching to the plant, this will improve the growth of plants.
  2. Reduced use of fertilizer as the compost tea improves nutrient retention of the soil which stimulates plant growth.
  3. Increased nutrients are available for the root system which leads to stronger, healthier plant. This allows the plants to absorb correct amounts of whatever nutrient the plant needs.
  4. The reduced use of chemical based pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers benefits the ecosystem and environment of the area.
  5. Improves the intake of nutrients by increasing uptake by the plants. The microorganisms in the compost tea promotes prolonged absorption while decreasing evaporative loss from the leaf surface.
  6. The reduced water loss and improved water retention in the soil allows less frequent watering needed of the plants.

[Source: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/airwaste/wm/recycle/tea/tea1.htm] 

 

What is compost tea?

Compost tea has a variety of content that encourages growth and protects the plants from diseases, these include soluble nutrients, and a variety of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and nematodes. It provides a rich growing medium which is porous to absorb moisture and soluble minerals that is essential for the plants to flourish. 

Compost tea can consist of several ingredients such as vegetables or fruits which is also known as compost food, however in KFR, we use only organic worm droppings as it proved to be sufficient for the growth of the plants on our land.

 

Compost tea recipe used in KFR to make 8 gallons (150 Liters)

No.   Ingredient Amount
1. Organic earth worm droppings           4 cups*
2. Organic soil 2 cups
3. Soil from local land 2 cups
4. Organic Unsulfured Molasses 12 Ounces
5. Water Up to 8 gallons  

*1 cup – 250 ml

 

Method:

  1. Gather all the required materials.
  2. Place the required amount of organic nematode droppings, organic soil, soil from local land and organic unsulfured molasses into a tray. Mix the ingredients using your hands and ensure the mixture is homogeneous. 
  3. Transfer the mixture into an opaque 8 gallon industrial drum and fill the water in the drum to make 8 gallons. 
  4. Aerate the mixture using a double oxygen pump. Make sure the tube is long enough to reach the bottom of the drum and there is sufficient weights tied to the tube so that it does not float to the surface. Then turn the pump onto high speed. Aeration must be done for 24 hours before the compost tea can be used.
  5. After 24 hours, pour the compost into a waterfall can and start watering your plants with compost! Only pour a little compost on each plant. Do not water the plants after applying the compost of pouring the compost before it rains, this is to avoid the compost from being washed away before it can be absorbed by the plant.
  6. If at the end of the day, the compost you made is not finish; continue to aerate the compost in the drum by turning the oxygen pump at low speed. Try to finish the compost within 48 hours from the time it was made.
  7. Pour compost on your plant only once a week, or every 4 days if necessary.

 

Watch a short video on how to make compost tea:

 

 

Photos of KFR plants blossoming:

Carnations blossoming.

 

 

Hibiscus blossoming in full.

 

 

New flower buds growing after compost was poured.

 

 

New flower buds blossoming.

 

 

 

 

New leaves growing after just 2 weeks pouring compost tea.

 

 

 

 

The plants look much healthier and greener.

 

 

Our chili plant bare fruits.

 

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Feb 5, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    Compost tea is a great way to love your plants naturally and is fertilizer for our flowers, vegetables and houseplants. Infact first time I know of this…..sound organic. Wow that’s wonderful as compost tea helps suppress foliar diseases, increases the amount of nutrients available to the plant, and speeds the breakdown of toxins.
    Li Kheng did a good job to create compost tea to fertilize the soil for those plants at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR).
    Thank you Rinpoche and Li Kheng for sharing this wonderful knowledge. It would be great if our farmer used these method in producing vegetables for the market.

  2. Anne Ong on Jan 5, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    That is a very unique way to create the compost tea. Thank you for sharing. The plants came out wonderfully. Thank you Rinpoche for this beneficial article. And Thank you Li Kheng and the ‘Green Girls’ for this miraculous concoction.

  3. Pastor Moh Mei on Dec 21, 2015 at 1:31 am

    The wonder of compost tea is it’s all natural, organic, anyone can make them at home, inexpensive and it works! I’m surprised it’s not more popular. This should be THE thing every gardener should have.

    The amazing thing is that it takes a monk to steer us into this direction. The truth is Rinpoche has been the one behind most of the ideas and projects by Kechara. All this stem from deep compassion and care to make Kechara succeed ad grow in every aspects so that dharma can spread. Rinpoche doesn’t put any boundary to who, what, where, why and when he cares. The vast scope is reflected in Rinpoche’s blog.

  4. Nadia Aharonian on Feb 12, 2013 at 6:50 am

    Hello friends,
    We are a small community garden in the south of France, also planning to make compost tea, and I would like to know the name of the air pump you are using, thanks for sending me the link.
    Love,
    Nadia

  5. pavara on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    wow it’s amazing how compose tea can help the plants.it made good result in two weeks.now all those plants have good and healthy flowers.its a good thing Li King learned how to make compose tea.

  6. Henry Ooi on Jan 13, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    With the use of compost tea for the plants, Kechara Forest Retreat is turning into a garden of beautiful flowers and lush leaves, and thanks to the tender loving care of the Green Girls.

  7. Sharon Saw on Jan 3, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    what a great post for anyone who has plants! I’ve always preferred organic foods/fertilizers and this simple recipe is proven to work! Thank you Rinpoche, Li Kheng and the Green Girls for testing out the compost tea and giving all of us the recipe so that we can also do our bit for organic fertilizers at home. If we stop using chemical fertilizers, it will be better for the environment and for our food as well, which benefits us in the end. All it takes is a bit of work but the results are worthwhile.

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  9. Anthony on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    That is a very unique way to create the compost tea. Thank you for sharing. The plants came out wonderfully.

    Please keep up the great work!

    I hope you don’t mind if I share your post on some of my blogs 😀

  10. Sarah on Jan 1, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    I’m amazed how effective the compost tea are to the plants in KFR!

    Li Kheng and the rest of the Green Girls really did a great job! From the video, I can really tell that Li Kheng really did a complete research for the compost tea as she knows everything at her finger tips. From the outcome of her work, she truly showed me how much she wants KFR to be a therapeutic place for people to visit in the future… and I’m truly inspired by this attitude.

    Thank you for the wonderful post, Rinpoche. We all want KFR to manifest and with more people like Li Kheng and the green girls, doing their tasks perfectly and quick, it will be ready in no time!

  11. Khong Jean Mei on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:08 pm

    Li Kheng and the Green Girls did a great job with the compost tea!

    People who read this blog post might think that these girls are experienced with gardening, but people like Li Kheng is the owner of 32 Coffee Bean outlet in Shanghai. She has never done gardening in her life, nor had the desire to do so.

    However, here she is in Malaysia at Kechara Forest Retreat touching worm poop to make compost tea! She truly is amazing (and have the merits) to know what’s good for her life. To do whatever it takes, even the “smaller” work, to make Kechara Forest Retreat the place where everyone and anyone can enjoy.

    The Green Girl’s effort really bore great and visible results. The flowers look amazing, and I can’t wait to see when the organic garden starts growing lots of delicious vegetables haha. I’m really happy for all of them. Congratulations! 🙂

  12. Uncle Eddie on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Compost tea, is said to offer many benefits to gardens and crops, but must be made with care to ensure its national value as a fertiliser. Compost tea is, as described by National Geographic, a liquid made by steeping a product bag of decomposed and recycled organic matter known as compost, in water. The compost infuses the water with nutrients and beneficial micro-organisms for 24 hours to 14 days as stated, and eventually be sprayed on to the foliage and ground around the plants to enrich the soil and to feed the roots of the crops and flowery plants. It would be a wonderful idea to have a organic garden and plants to instil a greenish lushy and healthy look at KFR.

  13. Albert Ratchaga on Dec 31, 2012 at 3:25 am

    It is indeed amazing on how compost tea can create wonders, for the past few weeks when Li Kheng was trying out on making the compost, she has been like a plant doctor that collect those ill plant and try to put on the compost.

    Li Kheng is not a plant expert, in fact, I don’t think she know much about plant (sorry Li Kheng if I’m wrong), but she does put in the effort to learn, to consult the plant specialist, and now the compost is a total success that she can even share with others. Li Kheng’s action shows nothing is impossible.

    making compost tea seems to sound difficult, but when go through the instruction, it is not so, it is quite easy to make, everyone who has a little garden at home can use this for their home plant.

    Thank you Li Kheng for this finding and the sharing. I’m sure many people will be benefited from this too.. hehe 🙂

  14. sweekeong on Dec 30, 2012 at 6:58 am

    Such an amazing fertilizer for the plants. One can’t wait but feel like going out to do some planting. Li Kheng is spoke very well in front of the camera. Hehe. She demonstrated the steps very clearly. One can’t go wrong following the steps.

  15. Pastor Susan on Dec 29, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    Well done Li Kheng! It sure is satisfying to see the result of the beautiful plants growing. The colors sure are vibrant. 🙂

  16. James Long on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    喜欢大自然。这是我们需要的,自然健康。在种植的过程,我们也会体会到:只要我们用心 + 耐心, 成果是通常是超乎我们的想象。

    这就是为什么我们致力推广克切拉禅修林,这不但只是一个林中的歇息之地,同时也是让我们找到自己内心安定的地方。

  17. Milly on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:22 am

    It is exciting to see the plants blooming with flowers in KFR. KFR is going to be our Malaysian Findhorn very soon. Its great idea to use compost tea to fertilize the plants. Li Kheng gives a very clear explanation on how to prepare them. Keep up the great work Li Kheng and “Green Girls”!

  18. lewkwanleng on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    I had the chance to water the plant with the compost tea few days ago in KFR. As what Li Kheng said, it is quite a pleasant surprise that the compost tea actually smell sweet and doesn’t have the bad smell I hate with the decomposed waste 🙂

    She also showed me plants which are treated with and without compost tea, and even as an outsider, I can see that the colour of the flowers of the plants treated with compost tea are much brighter and vibrant!

    I asked Li Kheng how compost tea is made and she kindly explained it to me, and now she has a video on this! Thank you for taking the time to film this and let everyone to know about how easy we can do compost tea for our own garden, and the best part is it doesn’t smell bad 🙂

    Share with your friends about this miraculous compost tea!!

  19. tenzin llhamo on Dec 28, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Julia and I was there when the above video was being recorded. Li Kheng is a natural! Not only smart and pretty but the compost tea she does work wonders! The plants that were nearly dying was saved by the compost tea. The Green Girls are really hardworking and they are smart too. All of them have no knowledge about gardening but they went ahead and do the best they can!

  20. patsy on Dec 28, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Not only is the compost tea good for the plants, it is also good for the environment as compared to pesticide and herbicide which are harmful. Looking at the pictures of all the lovely flowers, I must say that this compost tea works well for the plants.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing this information and kudos to Li Kheng and the “green girls” for taking good care of the plants.

  21. Aron Silzle on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:59 am

    Yeah Compost Tea!!
    I have a done this, not this exact recipe but it is great! My plants blew up what seemed like overnight. I love keeping a compost bin and feeding the worms. I refer to them as my “pets” in public, but my “mothers” when I feed them. I apologize for any pain I cause when rotating the compost and recite Chenrezig’s short mantra. That works well for me – reminding me how precious this human life is and to be kind to all.

  22. Sean Wang on Dec 27, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    I remember using something similar to compost tea in my house. It is a multipurpose compost-based enzyme. The enzyme can be used for cleaning, cooking or as fertilizer. This post was extremely informational. I would love to try it out on the plants in my house. It is better for the environment too because it does not have bad chemicals.

  23. Wah Ying on Dec 27, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    I want to try this! Thanks for the information and demonstration.

    Thanks for sharing!

  24. AdelineTan on Dec 27, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Wow,compost tea can be such a wonderful fertilizer for the plants! When we put in efforts in whatever we plant may it be vegetables or fruits,or others the most rewarding and fulfilling is the harvesting time when you can enjoy the fruits of your labour. Thank you Li Kheng for sharing and the ‘green ladies’for helping in planting.

  25. Joy on Dec 27, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    It is truly almost like a miracle fertilizer… just a few little drop is all they needed and poof! U can say it is like plant steroids but the natural way!

    The Green work is really a humbling experience for us, basically Rinpoche put us girls together to do this… and the funny thing is none of us are “green”. The only green stuff I ever did was probably shopping for veggies and eating a bowl of salad. So yeah it has been very challenging but when we actually see the dying plants grow, it is really rewarding… and yes a miracle for us that have zero knowledge.

    Now every time I’m driving or wherever I go, I can’t help but to notice the trees, plants, shrubs and have learnt to appreciate them. Most gardeners say that if you talk to the plants they actually grow better… now I understand what they mean… actually plants are alive and they do react to their surroundings. So whatever energy you put in, it tends to have an effect on them.

    Every day we are learning something new about them, just by observing their soil, leaves and how they grow, the insects that come etc. It is a very beautiful yet spiritual experience when we realise how everything is so connected and we’re all interdependent.

    Thank you Rinpoche for allowing us to reconnect within and without and appreciate mother nature, her beauty. We look at her at a different perspective now. Can’t wait to harvest our first organic vegetable!

  26. David Lai on Dec 27, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    I am not very much a gardener but I really love this video. I must say that Li Kheng along with the Green Girls (Joy and Julia) did a good job with the compost tea thingy. I love the video and I find her explanations to be clear, concise and informative. I think that it would be of much help with the organic farming that we have planned there and it would also work for all those wannabe gardeners at our own little patch at home. Kudos to Li Kheng and the Green Girls.

  27. Pastor chia on Dec 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    This is informative and good idea to take care the organic plants.Thank you for our green girl Li Kheng share this information and i am learning how to make compact tea for the plant.We will look forward all the plant and veggies at healthy and grow well at KFR.

  28. Janice Kwok on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    An inspiration to try for my clumsy non green hands. This compost would certainly have less issues w flies and smell. Good for garden at home. CNY round the corner, time to get all the new plants and flowers to bloom. The carnations are beautiful. Great job Li Kheng and the green ladies. Thank you for sharing.

  29. Martin on Dec 27, 2012 at 4:10 am

    It is amazing how with a bit of curiosity, an open mind, a willingness to do, and application of effort can yield such tremendous and surprising results. A few minutes ago, I wouldn’t even have thought about what makes my plants grow better and now I am quite excited to go and try it especially having witnessed the outcome of something that requires really very little effort. This post is not only interesting but doubles as a mind-opener that encourages us to make our mind be available to explore beyond our usual lazy comfortable and tiny paradigm.

    KFR is shaping up to be a real life exercise and experience of possibilities and what can be achieved if only we applied ourselves and trust good advice which may initially be beyond our grasp. The life lessons on KFR started long before the first seed was even planted.

    I can see now a series of videos on Organic Gardening produced by KFR and similar tutorials on a lot of other subjects.

    Li Kheng is another natural in front of the camera and such good work is being done by the Green Girls (and some guys). It is wonderful to see things grow by one’s own hand. Such a great pleasure in these simple things.

  30. Wan Wai Meng on Dec 27, 2012 at 2:04 am

    Compost tea seems like a miraculous drug for the plants. And the compost tea was very potent in healing plants and so forth. Thank you Li Kheng and the ‘Green Girls’ for this miraculous concoction.

  31. Sheryl KH (JB) on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    Compost tea looks so much like a magic for me. This is really exhilarating for me as I do not have green thumb but yet I love to have flowers and nature near me. Having too much commercially made fertilizers are bad for both the environment and the beings living in it.

    It just takes some efforts to make compost tea. And both the process and the results can be so satisfying.

    Thank you Rinpoche, Li Kheng and the ‘Green Girls’ for doing this and sharing this knowledge on the blog.

  32. Felix Kong on Dec 26, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    Awesome ,we can plant more organic vegetables and flowers at KFR . The plants look much healthier and greener by using “compost tea ” .
    Thanks for Rinpoche sharing and i will sharing with my friends too.

  33. Jessica Yap on Dec 26, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    Great idea to help not only the plants but the environment as well1 Will definitely print this instructions out for my mommy who likes to plant greens! We can read about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING here at Rinpoche’s blog. =)

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

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    A very priceless sacred Dorje Shugden thangka of the 19th Century. It was commissioned by the Mongolian State Oracle, Lama Luvsankhaidav .As the Mongolian State Oracle Choijin Lama Luvsankhaidav did took trance of Dorje Shugden, Nechung and Kache Marpo, significance the importance of Dorje Shugden ‘s practice at that time to the State Oracle. And they knew that it’s a very beneficial’s practice as over 350 years, high Lamas from the major schools of Tibetan Buddhis have relied on the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. This Dorje Shugden’s thangka can still be found in the Choijin Lama Temple Museum in Ulanbaatar, Mongolia as to this days.
    Thank you Rinpoche and blog teams for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/mongolian-state-oracle-paints-dorje-shugden
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Feb 16. 2020 02:38 PM
    An interesting short biography of the 8th Jebtsundamba Khutughtu who was the last Lama-Ruler of Mongolia. He was the spiritual leader of Outer Mongolia’s Tibetan Buddhism and the third most important person in the Tibetan Buddhist hierarchy after the Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama. Interesting read of a great Lama who has played an important part in the Mongolian Buddhism history.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/his-holiness-the-8th-jebtsundamba-khutughtu
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 15. 2020 03:42 PM
    China is the most populated country of the world and is the fourth largest country in the world in terms of dimension. China is one of the most powerful and influential countries of the world at the moment. China has the world’s fastest-growing major economy. China is a multi-religious country, where Taoism, Buddhism, Islam, to name a few. Buddhism has had a great influence on the local culture in China in terms of art, literature, and ideology. A great news ……Chinese government officially supports Dorje Shugden and allow Dorje Shugden practitioners their religious freedom. Well ,high time for the Tibetan Leadership (CTA) to change their political strategies on the ban of Dorje Shugden. Due to Dorje Shugden’s controversy, many had suffered , families divided, many had suffered , Dorje Shugden people had to break away from their monasteries and so forth.
    China has benefited many in terms of economy and brought changes to Tibet and other parts of China. To date the Tibetans in Tibet wants to be part of China too. Even the Dalai Lama request to be able to travel back to Tibet.
    May the ban on Dorje Shugden soon be lifted.
    Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for sharing the update.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/china-officially-supports-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 15. 2020 03:40 PM
    Wow …amazing a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue been built up overlooking the southern approach to Thimphu , Bhutan. This golden Buddha Statue sits at one of the mountains in Thimphu known as Kunzangphodrang. Its presence reflects the dominant religion in Bhutan. Buddhism been an important part in the daily life of the Bhutanese. It was constructed in 2015 to honor the 60th birthday of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the fourth king of Bhutan. By now this huge Buddha statue has attracted many locals as well as foreigners visiting the beautiful country of Bhutan. I do wish I could visit this amazing architecture Buddha statue in the near future. Well…it would be wonderful if Kechara Forest Retreat have such a big statue to bless the surrounding area with peace, harmony and happiness.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/buddha-at-thimpu-bhutan.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 15. 2020 03:39 PM
    Great masterpiece of the 19th and 20th century of Choijin Lama Temple in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. A Buddhist monastery built in 1904 by the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba and dedicated to his brother the Choijin Lama Luvsanhaidav. Wow…It was built by a well- known architect and hundreds of Mongolian Master craftsman. Well it’s a museum now with rich collections of Mongolian Buddhist sculptures, wood carvings, and paintings. It also housed a collection of masks and robes associated with religious Cham dance. Mongolia has a long history of Buddhism, Cham dances and other religious ceremonies. This Choijin Lama Temple constitute a rich ,unique resource and one of few surviving links with the past history related to the state oracle of Mongolia. Interesting read with videos and rare pictures in the museum. We are fortunate to see it .
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/choijin-lama-the-state-oracle-of-mongolia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Feb 14. 2020 03:41 PM
    Interesting story of Buddha in comic book . It will be inspiring for all of us to understand about Buddha’s life story. Even to those who do not read well especially children yet looking at those pictures tells them all. Good start for them too.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this comic book.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/buddha-shakyamuni-comic-book.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Feb 14. 2020 03:40 PM
    nteresting sharing by Professor Reginald Ray for westerners or non believer or non Buddhist. Its all about the importance and impact rituals in Tibetan Buddhism. Each and every cultures have a different view of what they believes in and with unseen beings through rituals. Well to the Westerners, they view such people as ignorant and ruled by superstition. They are likely to believe in the existence of unseen beings. They seek explanations for all things based on human logic and reason. In Buddhism ritual communication with unseen beings is of tantric Buddhist practice. A very profound explanation by Professor Reginald Ray of what Tibetan Buddhism all is about. After reading it for the second time , I still got plenty to learn from the post. Will read it again for a better understanding in future .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this very profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/on-the-importance-of-relating-to-unseen-beings.html

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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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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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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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Beautiful red lanterns around Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat. shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Beautiful red lanterns around Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat. shared by Pastor Antoinette
Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
The rain may have doused the fires but the embers of pain still linger in our hearts. Sending Australia our love & prayers. Let's continue to #PrayForAustralia. ❤️ shared by Pastor Antoinette
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The rain may have doused the fires but the embers of pain still linger in our hearts. Sending Australia our love & prayers. Let's continue to #PrayForAustralia. ❤️ shared by Pastor Antoinette
Auspicious red decorations at Tsongkhapa shrine. Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Auspicious red decorations at Tsongkhapa shrine. Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. shared by Pastor Antoinette
Gong Xi Fa Cai! Here's to new beginnings and better endings with this Year of the Metal Rat! shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Gong Xi Fa Cai! Here's to new beginnings and better endings with this Year of the Metal Rat! shared by Pastor Antoinette
Throwback KSDS Graduation - All kids were so excited with to perform. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation - All kids were so excited with to perform. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback WOAH camp 2016 - DIY soap. So interesting. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback WOAH camp 2016 - DIY soap. So interesting. Lin Mun KSDS
Children learning the method to make water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children learning the method to make water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
Monthly animal liberation in Kechara House. KSDS have opportunity to participate in the meritorious activity every mth. Lin Mun KSDS
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Monthly animal liberation in Kechara House. KSDS have opportunity to participate in the meritorious activity every mth. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback Kids camp 2019 - Wonderful volunteers. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback Kids camp 2019 - Wonderful volunteers. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
The merits from life liberation are varied and boundless ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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The merits from life liberation are varied and boundless ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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