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‘Last Lecture’ Prof Dies

Friday, 30/4/2010 - 11:51pm

Dr. Randy Pausch, the Carnegie Mellon professor who became a Web sensation after sharing his thoughts on life in his [...]

#16: How to be really cool: Developing equanimity

Thursday, 29/4/2010 - 12:35pm

In Buddhism, being cool is not about ignoring everything or accepting everything. To be cool means we can deal with [...]

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Finding Wealth with the Buddha Dzambala

Wednesday, 28/4/2010 - 11:10am

On the Sunday before our Dzambala retreat began, David Lai led a class on the practice of Dzambala.

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#15: On the way: The seven-fold cause and effect method

Wednesday, 21/4/2010 - 10:13pm

Each step is a cause for the succeeding effect, which in turn becomes the cause.

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Liberation Literally in the Palm of Your Hands

Wednesday, 21/4/2010 - 2:13pm

Liberation in the palm of your hands can come in many varied forms…

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Ladrang Lessons

Thursday, 15/4/2010 - 1:04am

Last Sunday at Manjushri Class offered a little somethin’ different to the regular participants when Liaison JP Thong came to [...]

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#14: The way of the bodhisattva

Wednesday, 14/4/2010 - 1:27am

The suffering I witness will be what all living beings, without exception, will have to go through…

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Celebrating the Legacy of Our Ancestors

Tuesday, 13/4/2010 - 1:19am

Last weekend was Qing Ming and in line with this, at Manjushri Class that day, David Lai spoke about spirits [...]

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UPDATE: Tara & Bella – The Odd Couple of Animal Kingdom!

Wednesday, 7/4/2010 - 9:22am

This feel-good story, hosted by Steve Hartman, features an odd couple living in the Elephant Sanctuary outside of Nashville.

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The Animal Odd Couple

Wednesday, 7/4/2010 - 9:19am

In this installment of CBS News Assignment America, Steve Hartman visits an animal sanctuary where a dog and an elephant [...]

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#13: The road to perfection

Tuesday, 6/4/2010 - 11:31pm

What is so imperfect or unsatisfactory about our life, and daily challenges and encounters? We have to recognise this first [...]

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How Do You Even Know You’ve Received a Blessing?

Tuesday, 6/4/2010 - 3:31pm

What is a blessing anyway? And how do you know you’ve received one? Do you start seeing rainbows? Receive miraculous [...]

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Praise to Setrap (Topa)

Sunday, 4/4/2010 - 8:18am

A beautiful moving Praise to the Dharmapala Setrap Chen composed by the Great 5th Dalai Lama

A Clear Sign

Thursday, 1/4/2010 - 9:38am

Kechara’s exponential growth MUSHROOMS to the next level…quite literally.

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#12: Hallebuddhaya: The cure and the medicine

Thursday, 1/4/2010 - 4:34am

For those who have been following this series so far, we have reached a milestone here which can be considered [...]

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Pick: How a Little Game Can Help You Get Over Your Hang-Ups

Tuesday, 30/3/2010 - 3:39pm

Last Manjushri class saw something a little different: playtime and a unique little game that got everyone thinking.

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#11: Nipping the bud: The true origin of suffering

Wednesday, 24/3/2010 - 1:42pm

According to Buddhism, our main mental problems or delusions are: ignorance, attachment and anger. Because of these delusions, we engage [...]

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An Afternoon with the Bliss Queen

Wednesday, 24/3/2010 - 12:02pm

What could be more captivating to talk about on a Sunday afternoon than the Bliss Queen herself – Vajrayogini?

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All Creatures have Mercy

Thursday, 18/3/2010 - 6:12am

An amazing video of natural history footage showing the natural disposition of all creatures having mercy.

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Polar Love

Wednesday, 17/3/2010 - 9:26pm

Just when you thought nature always prevails, here come some endearing photos that show just the opposite

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#10: Closing in on the truth of suffering

Wednesday, 17/3/2010 - 2:38pm

What is it we have in common with Queen Elizabeth or the homeless Ah Kow on Sultan Street? Suffering! It [...]

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With HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s Blessings, All Things Grow

Tuesday, 16/3/2010 - 3:55pm

A few days ago in my audience room in Kechara House 1, there was a leakage on the ceiling, and [...]

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The Seven Limbs

Tuesday, 16/3/2010 - 3:36pm

The best treatment is from the doctor, who is the Buddha. The best medicine is the Dharma and the best [...]

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#9: Suffering of change

Wednesday, 10/3/2010 - 5:56pm

When we encounter obvious pain or suffering, there is no issue about us seeking treatment, whether for ourselves or for [...]

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Peace the Polar Bear

Wednesday, 10/3/2010 - 6:15am

Witness an unbreakable bond of mutual affection and trust between Peace, the abandoned polar bear cub and his caring keeper [...]

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Tsem Tulku Tweets

Tuesday, 9/3/2010 - 5:12pm

Pass the hat, take a dip and get a magical quote from His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s Twitter!

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Albert Einstein’s Cosmic Religion

Saturday, 6/3/2010 - 4:53am

According to Albert Einstein, the religion of the future will be a cosmic religion…

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Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s Karma Chart!

Wednesday, 3/3/2010 - 10:29pm

This is THE karma chart that everyone has been talking about! Supplement the teachings on karma that you’ve been watching [...]

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Body, Speech and Mind: Learning to Prostrate

Wednesday, 3/3/2010 - 6:57pm

In last week’s Manjushri Class, we discussed why, when, where and how prostrations are carried out in Kechara

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#8: The path to freedom

Wednesday, 3/3/2010 - 4:11am

The path to freedom… Well, not quite yet. We’ve got to get real first.

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#7: To be or not to be FREE

Wednesday, 24/2/2010 - 5:57pm

What do we want to be free from? All kinds of suffering. Not only freedom from suffering from physical ailments, [...]

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Oprah Talks to Thich Nhat Hanh

Monday, 22/2/2010 - 5:22am

A Buddhist monk for more than 60 years, Thich Nhat Hanh speaks to Oprah Winfrey and reflects on the beauty [...]

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Love Transcends All Boundaries

Friday, 19/2/2010 - 4:38am

Even in the animal kingdom, love can transcend differences in species…

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Vegetarianism – Bodhipaksa

Thursday, 18/2/2010 - 2:10am

It can be hard to take an objective look at the subject of meat-eating but “Vegetarianism” by Bodhipaksa (Graeme Stephen) [...]

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The Story of a Tibetan Yogini (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 18/2/2010 - 1:40am

The story of Shungsep Jetsun (1852-1953), a Tibetan Yogini

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The Story of a Tibetan Yogini (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, 18/2/2010 - 1:36am

The story of Shungsep Jetsun (1852-1953), a Tibetan Yogini

#6: Karma, part 2 (Be a karmic doctor, not a karmic slave)

Thursday, 11/2/2010 - 4:34am

Karmic cause and effect is the fairest operation of a natural law one can find in our world system. It [...]

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Personal Experiences of Dharma

Tuesday, 9/2/2010 - 11:02pm

We had a very special Manjushri class last Sunday, with authors Jamie Khoo and David Lai there to discuss their [...]

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#5: Karma, part 1 (Karma and chameleon)

Thursday, 4/2/2010 - 2:28am

A chameleon protects itself by changing its body’s colours through a bio-chemical process to ‘hide’ itself in different environments…

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Compassion for Haiti

Tuesday, 2/2/2010 - 4:19pm

From BBC News – The prime minister has described a seven-year-old boy who has raised more than £200,000 for earthquake [...]

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Nangsa Obum

Friday, 29/1/2010 - 2:16am

The story of Nangsa is set in the 12th century in central Tibet, at place called Gyantse, when a pretty [...]

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Three Principal Aspects of the Path (Part 1 of 2)

Friday, 29/1/2010 - 1:44am

This teaching was given at the request of a group of students from France in the main temple at Thekchen [...]

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Three Principal Aspects of the Path (Part 2 of 2)

Friday, 29/1/2010 - 12:50am

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama gave this teaching at the request of a group of students from France in [...]

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A Modern Day Yogini

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 6:10pm

In December 1978, a 28 year old American woman, Suzi Joy Albright (ordained as Karma Wangmo), entered a twelve-year solitary [...]

A Prayer to Kindle the Three Faiths

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 5:43pm

A prayer composed by the Spiritual Head of Tibetan Buddhism out of heartfelt devotion and uncontrived faith in the excellent [...]

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Journey to Gaden…in 2005!

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 7:28am

In 2005, 15 of His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s students visited Gaden Monastery on one of Kechara’s first pilgrimages. Khong [...]

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Art of the Great Stupa

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 5:16am

High in the Colorado Rockies rises the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, one of the most magnificent examples of sacred Buddhist [...]

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A Survey of the Paths of Tibetan Buddhism (Part 1/3)

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 5:13am

Part 1 of a three-part article composed by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

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A Survey of the Paths of Tibetan Buddhism (Part 2/3)

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 5:10am

Part 2 of a three-part article composed by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

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A Survey of the Paths of Tibetan Buddhism (Part 3/3)

Thursday, 28/1/2010 - 5:05am

Part 3 of a three-part article composed by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso

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#4: The dharma & sangha jewels

Tuesday, 26/1/2010 - 8:01pm

The Buddha gave 84,000 teachings during his lifetime , each of which are specific antidotes to the 84,000 afflictions of [...]

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Letting Go of All the Rubbish

Monday, 25/1/2010 - 7:34pm

This week at Manjushri Class, we started by watching a teaching which Rinpoche gave about letting go and offering away [...]

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#3: Refuge

Tuesday, 19/1/2010 - 8:43pm

When you are in deep trouble, who do you call? Buddhists know where to seek relief – they go for [...]

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Download Images of the Buddhas & High Lamas FREE! (Part 5 of 5)

Tuesday, 19/1/2010 - 4:44am

Download FREE pictures of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche …. absolutely FREE!

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Honesty Touches Lives

Thursday, 14/1/2010 - 10:04pm

From BBC News – A Bangladeshi taxi driver in New York City has gone out of his way to track [...]

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Saving the Dancing Bears

Thursday, 14/1/2010 - 6:12pm

Mr Kartick Satyanarayan is a great man. Under his leadership, Wildlife SOS of India have rescued more than 600 dancing [...]

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#2: Life after death

Tuesday, 12/1/2010 - 5:46pm

Since the dawn of civilisation, mankind has been fascinated by death and life thereafter

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Download Images of the Buddhas & High Lamas FREE! (Part 1 of 5)

Tuesday, 12/1/2010 - 5:18pm

It can sometimes be difficult to find good quality, iconographically correct images of the various Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Therefore we [...]

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Resourceful dog survives 6 years alone in Grand Canyon

Monday, 11/1/2010 - 3:04am

A dog named Shaggy proved his ability to survive by living 6 years in Grand Canyon National Park.

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Download Images of the Buddhas & High Lamas FREE! (Part 2 of 5)

Sunday, 10/1/2010 - 8:24pm

Good quality, high resolution images of attained masters and high lamas, absolutely FREE!

#1: Death and impermanence

Wednesday, 6/1/2010 - 4:10pm

While there can be arguments or debates with regards to the impermanent nature of many objects in this universe, known [...]

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Heroes (as shown on CNN!)

Friday, 1/1/2010 - 4:08pm

Watch these inspirational stories about these modern-day ‘heroes’

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Alone With Memories

Tuesday, 22/12/2009 - 12:48am

A Poem Composed by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to His Guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

Download Images of the Buddhas & High Lamas FREE! (Part 3 of 5)

Friday, 27/11/2009 - 3:17pm

Yet more high resolution images of the various Buddhas and Bodhisattvas for you to download for FREE! Special feature on [...]

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A Gem To Increase Life And Wisdom

Monday, 9/11/2009 - 9:33am

A Praise of White Tara by Gyalwa Gendun Drub, the First Dalai Lama

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Download Images of the Buddhas & High Lamas FREE! (Part 4 of 5)

Monday, 9/11/2009 - 6:12am

This series of 15 thangkas depicts the life story of Lama Tsongkhapa, 15th century saint and scholar of Tibet. High [...]

With A Little Faith

Sunday, 8/11/2009 - 6:09am

This dog was born on Christmas Eve in the year 2002. He was born with 2 legs – He of [...]

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Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent!

Sunday, 8/11/2009 - 6:00am

Don’t let others put you down… See the latest wonderstar featured on Britains Got Talent!

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A Dog’s Best Friend

Sunday, 8/11/2009 - 5:58am

During critical times, loyalty proves to be a strong instinct. Read on to see why dogs make the best friends!

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Nick Vujicic

Sunday, 8/11/2009 - 5:56am

Think you’ve got it bad and need to be encouraged? Fallen down and can’t get up? YES YOU CAN!! Check [...]

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A Dog’s Life

Sunday, 8/11/2009 - 5:54am

This veterinary surgeon can’t talk to his patients – but they speak to him loud and clear.

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World’s Largest Lama Tsongkhapa!

Monday, 26/10/2009 - 11:02pm

Awarded by the Guinness Book of World Records to a bronze statue in Gonsa Monastery, Qinghai Province

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In Praise Of The Incomparable Tsongkhapa

Saturday, 24/10/2009 - 1:44pm

Once when Gyalwa Mikyo Dorje was travelling through the Charida Pass, thoughts of the incomparable Tsongkhapa welled up within him. [...]

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Song of the Tricosmic Master

Saturday, 24/10/2009 - 1:43pm

Written by Khaydrub Choje Gelek Palzang-po, who learned a great deal by sitting for many years at the lotus feet [...]

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A Song Rapidly Invoking Blessings

Saturday, 24/10/2009 - 1:42pm

In the year of the Water dog, Lama Gyalwa Kalzang Gyatso visited Gaden Monastery. Inspired by the extraordinary vibration pervading [...]

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