Lemon Grass: A Healthy Thirst Quencher!

Lemon Grass: A Healthy Thirst Quencher!

Sep 4, 2015 | Views: 3

Upon entering Kechara Forest Retreat, guests are greeted by a view of lush greenery. The Green Team worked hard to research on the different types of vegetation that should...

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Our Resident Turtles: Kadro & Menlha

Our Resident Turtles: Kadro & Menlha

Sep 4, 2015 | Views: 9

In 2014, Kadro and Menlha were relocated to their new residence at The Aviary at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) in Bentong, Malaysia. Sharing 4,000 sq ft of space with their...

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Felix, Albert & Eric’s Retreat

Felix, Albert & Eric’s Retreat

Sep 4, 2015 | Views: 6

Kechara Forest Retreat was conceptualised by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche as the heart of the Kechara organisation. The motivation behind every building erected, flower planted, utility installed etc is to...

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Delicious Mulberries in Malaysia!

Delicious Mulberries in Malaysia!

Sep 3, 2015 | Views: 7

Amongst the plethora of flora within Kechara Forest Retreat, the mulberry trees have been especially successful in bearing fruit. Planted along the perimeters of Dukkar Apartments (DA; before and after),...

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Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Khoo Hou Haw

Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Khoo Hou Haw

Sep 3, 2015 | Views: 10

In all teams, there is always one humble, quiet and hardworking team member – and in Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR), that’s Khoo. Originally from Johor Bahru, Khoo has been...

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Inner Peace Retreat – Walking Meditation

Inner Peace Retreat – Walking Meditation

Sep 3, 2015 | Views: 9

Tara Walk is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parts of Kechara Forest Retreat. The Green Team have been patiently nurturing passionfruit to grow above the trellis that stretches...

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Friendly Bird Visitors & Sponsors!

Friendly Bird Visitors & Sponsors!

Sep 2, 2015 | Views: 28

Animal welfare is a cause that is very close to His Eminence’s heart. The Aviary at Kechara Forest Retreat is a sanctuary and home to various birds which have been...

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The Green Continues to Grow!

The Green Continues to Grow!

Sep 2, 2015 | Views: 11

Since Phase 1 of Kechara Forest Retreat completed in 2013, the Green Team has been consistently growing different types of flowers, vegetables, grass and trees all around the land....

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Tara Blesses The Land

Tara Blesses The Land

Sep 2, 2015 | Views: 25

A few weeks ago, His Eminence advised the Kechara Pastors and Puja Team to do 3 Tara Pujas at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). The motivation for the 3 Tara...

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Visitors from Seremban Came To Make Offerings

Visitors from Seremban Came To Make Offerings

Jul 23, 2015 | Views: 56

Today, a group of people from Seremban came up to visit Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). Led by Pastor Gim Lee, one of our resident Pastors living at Kechara Forest...

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Fish Pond Update: 21 July 2015

Fish Pond Update: 21 July 2015

Jul 22, 2015 | Views: 62

Since the 1st of June, Board of Director, JP Thong, has been overseeing the construction of the Fish Pond project located alongside Kechara Drive. As animal welfare is a...

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YAK volunteers at Recovery Aviary

YAK volunteers at Recovery Aviary

Jul 21, 2015 | Views: 65

Located just behind The Aviary (a 4,000 sq ft sanctuary for abused and neglected birds), is a newly built 780 sq ft Recovery Aviary. Overseen by Khoo Hau How,...

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30.08.2015 Inner Reflection Programme - Breakfast served. Colourful isn't it?
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31.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Participants and facilitators are gathering to debrief and share experience of the 5-day spent in Kechara Forest Retreat
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31.08.2015 Martin has invited a group of friends visiting Kechara Forest Retreat for the first time.
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31.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Day 5 Sunrise Meditation. We are up on Manjushri Hill again this morning. It's a favorite spot for many as it provides a good view.
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30.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - After a long session of meditation indoor, it's always great to be out and near nature practicing walking meditation
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30.08.2015 Inner Reflection Programme - Breakfast served. Colourful isn't it?
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30.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat - Day 4 Sunrise Meditation. Kechara Forest Retreat provides the opportunity for us to reconnect ourselves with the nature as these moment of observing the earth wakes up is often missed out due to our busy lifestyles.
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29.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Participants are coached by Pastor Antoinette in Feldenkrais class; a session to learn about awareness through movements
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29.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Breakfast is ready to be served. Yummy!
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29.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Most people wake up early to exercise and keep their body healthy. Here in Kechara Forest Retreat, Walking Meditation is practiced so that we keep our mind and body healthy. Come join us, you will be enchanted by the beauty of Tara Walk!
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29.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Day 3 begins with meditation at the Fish Pond
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28.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Light Dinner for our participants
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28.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Contemplative meditation on Disappointment this afternoon.
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28.08.2015 Always fill me with calmness when i look out from the window at Guest Lounge Dukkar Apartment.... there is a story behind this tree. Find out when you next visit Kechara Forest Retreat.
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28.08.2015 Caught our little friend Pendek keeping us company this morning on Munjushri Hill - Jennifer
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28.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - This is a session where participants learn to meditate with visualisation on healing lights. A powerful meditation for healing when it's done well.
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28.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat - Breakfast time! Prepared by our in house superchef CK Leong
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28.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Walking meditation at Tara Walk... so peaceful and quiet here.
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28.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Started a new day meditating up on Manjushri Hill... beautiful scenery.
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27.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - After a long session of sitting, participants were taken to Tara Walk to continue their walking meditation. It's always nice to be in the open very closed to nature.
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27.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Caught this serene view outside the window where the meditation hall is located.... what a lucky group of people spending a few days here in Kechara Forest Retreat - a Heaven on Earth
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27.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - After reading an article on Anger, participants are guided by Li Kheng for a 1hour session of contemplative meditation. This meditation is powerful in a sense that it gives us new light in our views to matters when it is done well.
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27.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - Participants started their first breathing meditation for the day to refresh their technique in the exercise of the mind
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27.08.2015 Inner Reflection Retreat - 1st day of a 5D4N intermediate meditation programme. Facilitator Li Kheng is preparing participants to get their mind ready to begin their spiritual journey. Silence is observed throughout the 5 days.
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08.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat : Participants learning walking meditation along Tara Walk
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09.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat : Li Kheng having a good sharing session with participants
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09.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat : Closing session - coming to the end of the programme... participants gathering together to share their experiences
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09.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat : Li Kheng leading participants in Sensory Meditation
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09.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat : Breakfast this morning with Apple and Carrot Juice
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09.08.2015 Inner Peace Retreat : Participants getting ready for walking meditation at Tara Walk
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