El·e·na [el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; It. e-le-nah] /ˈɛlənə, əˈleɪnə; It. ɛˈlɛnɑ/ –noun a female given name, form of Helen // A proud student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche // Personal assistant with a BSc (Hons) Psych from Uni of Warwick // These are snapshots of my life, in words and pictures

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RIP Fatty

WARNING: This page contains images that are NSFW / may offend you. If you’ve got a weak stomach, please go back to my homepage to read a happier story —– As Bryan, Jean Mei and Joy were leaving Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) today, they spotted one of “our” dogs lying on the ground. He was […]

Sonam outside the vet

Wow, it has been an absolutely CRAZY 72 hours! All of this began on Friday night, when Rinpoche and a small group of us went up to Genting (read about part of the trip here). On our way down, we came across a pack of stray dogs so we stopped to feed them. On getting […]

Accountability in our diets

treekisser: Accountability in Our Diets If you wouldn’t personally castrate an animal without anesthetic, if you wouldn’t work at a factory farm, if you wouldn’t take a baby away from his mother, if you wouldn’t brand someone’s skin, if you wouldn’t cut off beaks, toes or tails, if you wouldn’t deprive someone of light, if […]

The stamina of a camel

The stamina of a camel, the strength of an elephant, and the beauty of a horse are all sustained on a vegetarian diet

What’s money good for?

If you say you don’t have money to help a animal shelter, why then do you have money to buy meat? – Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

Milk

Drinking milk from another species of animal: The more I think about it, the stranger the concept becomes. (Taken from Google)

ManandBear

The philosophy of our profession is about balance and harmony between man and nature. Man has a close relationship with nature. We could also say man and nature are One. So no matter whether hunting or farming bears for bile, I think both are not good. This is against the principle of balance and harmony, […]

Fur

Word.

-dearfriend (http://-dearfriend.tumblr.com/post/7098437028): The cheetahs eyes, holy shit.

(Taken with my iPhone) Day 3 of aviary duty, and already the birds have it in for me. You see that blood on his beak? My blood, not his. I have some sort of weird karma with birds and them attacking me.