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Randy Pausch – The Last Lecture Reprised

Tuesday, 30/4/2013 - 11:47pm

Professor Randy Pausch, who suffered from pancreatic cancer, gave an upbeat lecture on September 18, 2007 at Carnegie Mellon…

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A Story for Any Language

Saturday, 13/4/2013 - 4:06pm

They say every picture is worth a thousand words…well, this is one story where words are hardly necessary to convey [...]

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Guidelines for New Refuge Takers

Monday, 14/5/2012 - 8:36pm

You may have been a Buddhist all your life but do you know what taking refuge means? Or perhaps you [...]

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H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche in Kelantan

Monday, 15/8/2011 - 3:12am

These images of H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche were taken on a recent trip to Kelantan, a state on the east [...]

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Ten steps to happiness (Part 7)

Tuesday, 26/7/2011 - 12:50pm

When our world falls apart, when we suffer loss, when it seems everyone is turning against us, we have to [...]

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Ten steps to happiness (Part 6)

Friday, 8/7/2011 - 3:14am

Understanding that the good fortune we are presently enjoying is the result of the practice of generosity in the past, [...]

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Ten steps to happiness (Part 5)

Saturday, 28/5/2011 - 12:50am

We have to stop thinking about the wall in front of us, and look at the space behind the wall [...]

Ten steps to happiness (Part 4)

Thursday, 12/5/2011 - 12:28pm

Life in the context of Buddhism means past, present and future lives. Remembering life means learning from the past in [...]

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Ten steps to happiness (Part 3)

Wednesday, 27/4/2011 - 4:21pm

We need to be mindful that although death is certain, the time of death is uncertain. Death can be just [...]

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Ten steps to happiness (Part 2)

Friday, 18/3/2011 - 4:28am

Being unattached, we are ready for new and fresh experiences and discoveries…

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Ten steps to happiness (Part 1)

Friday, 4/3/2011 - 12:51pm

Our spiritual path does not end until we are fully enlightened. Until then, it is a constant endeavour of study, [...]

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Rock and not roll

Saturday, 19/2/2011 - 11:02pm

When we are faced with problems or difficulties, the first thought in our mind is to avoid them. This aversion [...]

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The greatness of the Dharma

Monday, 7/2/2011 - 8:28pm

The Lamrim is seen as a wish-fulfilling jewel because it comprises all the different practices by which one can gain [...]

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Ignorance is (not) bliss

Monday, 7/2/2011 - 12:04am

The bliss of ignorance is a deception. In reality, what is merely a temporary reduction or postponement of one’s suffering, [...]

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Impermanence need not be a bad thing

Thursday, 13/1/2011 - 1:32am

The biggest problem with failing to realise that all phenomena is subject to impermanence, is that it deceives us into [...]

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A balanced mind

Monday, 27/12/2010 - 4:52pm

Dharma does not make us suffer. The fluctuations in our minds make us suffer H.E. Tsem Rinpoche When we work [...]

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Don’t be a great pretender, be a real practitioner

Thursday, 9/12/2010 - 6:38pm

What constitutes pure motivation? Pure motivation is a mind free from the eight worldly concerns…

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Taking refuge is to become a Buddhist, not a refugee

Wednesday, 24/11/2010 - 2:03am

Until we can perceive the Enlightened ones directly, the best teacher is our spiritual guide, the source of all good…

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The agony + ecstasy of love

Tuesday, 9/11/2010 - 11:32pm

To give and receive love is one of the greatest joys of being human. Animals and other beings do not [...]

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Think out of the box

Thursday, 28/10/2010 - 12:14am

When our minds are closed, we cannot learn from anyone and our learning curve plateaus and takes a dive. We [...]

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Dharma under the lens

Friday, 22/10/2010 - 2:24pm

At last week’s Chinese Manjushri Class, Kechara inMotion’s (KIM) head of department Liaison Han Siew Fong and staff Jace Chong [...]

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Be a Dharma warrior, not an ostrich

Wednesday, 13/10/2010 - 9:17pm

On our journey to Enlightenment, we need to proceed in an organised and efficient manner. Mount Everest cannot be conquered [...]

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Why we pray to statues

Wednesday, 6/10/2010 - 11:36pm

At last week’s Manjushri Class, Lili Ng shared that in actuality, we do not pray to the brass, wood, silver [...]

Ethical living: Giving and taking

Wednesday, 29/9/2010 - 12:53am

The laws of karma is the law of cause and effect, whereby all our actions are the causes and our [...]

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A tweet today for enlightenment!

Tuesday, 28/9/2010 - 11:28pm

Being a modern Spiritual Guide, His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche uses various skilful means to spread Dharma to all those [...]

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