Archive for 2012

Latest Developments at KFR – Nov 2012

Dec 5, 2012
Latest Developments at KFR – Nov 2012

A lot can happen in just a few weeks at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR), in spite of the unstoppable rains of the monsoon, soggy roads and unstable electricity surges! Here’s a round up of the latest developments on the land. There’s been plenty of earthworks in the last few weeks. Most important has been...

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A Day in The Forest

Dec 3, 2012
A Day in The Forest

by Tom Mellors “Be generous with the bug spray people. The sandflies and mosquitos have been disturbed by the construction and will bite through your clothes. You won’t notice now but in a couple days you’ll itch like hell.” JP’s advice sank in as I tied my boot laces. Bugs that bite through your...

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Blessing the Entrance Road to KFR

Nov 26, 2012
Blessing the Entrance Road to KFR

As advised by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, a small group of liaisons, Anila Choi, the KFR team and all the Kechara pastors gathered at KFR to bless the main road leading into the land. It was raining and we were just wondering how we were going to do the prayers when suddenly the rain stopped....

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Tsem Rinpoche’s Giving – A Roof For Those Without A Shelter

Nov 23, 2012
Tsem Rinpoche’s Giving – A Roof For Those Without A Shelter

The top few pictures shows the makeshift shed which the caretaker of Kechara Forest Retreat Azai and his wife were staying in. When Tsem Rinpoche saw that, Rinpoche decided to build him a proper “home” to stay in. So for weeks, Rinpoche personally planned and supervised under sun and rain until the completion of...

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Work is Well Underway at KFR

Oct 31, 2012
In the midst of a deep dark jungle.... are plans for a buzzing Internet hub - wifi, CCTVs, fibre optics and lots and lots of computers...

Ongoing works are well underway at Kechara Forest Retreat, under the caring, watchful eye of Rinpoche who is also staying at the premises to personally get involved in the planning process and execution of critical works to be done...

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The work has begun!

Oct 23, 2012
Rinpoche really likes this view!

Exciting earthworks have been happening at the Kechara Forest Retreat over the past week! The contractors have cleared part of the front portion of the land and also the hillock for the future Ladrang. They have also cleared a new road from the front entrance leading to the back of the land where the...

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Orientation Tour of KFR

Oct 23, 2012
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On Monday 22 October 2012, all Liaisons and a few invited guests were given a tour of the latest developments at the Kechara Forest Retreat, which was organised by Tsem Ladrang...

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Groundbreaking news at KFR!

Oct 8, 2012
Dato’ Ruby taking control of the excavator!

October 3rd was a historic day for Kechara as earthworks officially began at the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). On this auspicious morning, a land blessing puja was conducted by Kechara’s Puja team, and attended by representatives of the Liaisons Council and the KFR team...

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Mooncake Festival in KFR

Sep 25, 2012
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What better way to celebrate the mooncake festival than under the moonlight at KFR! The KFR organizing team of volunteers headed by June Kang lined up a fun and Dharma packed itinerary for all 88 participants, who were greeted with lanterns and smiles upon arrival...

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A special guest visits a special place!

Aug 16, 2012
Datin Ng at the iconic tree after offering three candles to Shakyamuni Buddha

Datin Ng, a sponsor (jindak) of Kechara, visited KFR for the first time last Saturday. She came together with Dato’ Ruby, Henry and Angel at around 12 noon. Upon her arrival, she was warmly greeted by Datuk May and the KWPC team, who were excited to welcome Datin Ng. As this was her first...

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History in the making at KFR!

Aug 16, 2012
Group picture!

The KWPC team came up with a great idea to bring people to KFR. This idea is to have fun as well as Dharma and also to have people visit KFR after it was back on track. So, it became a prayer session at KFR, with dinner and a movie thrown in! It happened...

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KFR Goes Full Steam Ahead!

Aug 5, 2012
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Two days after the official announcement that the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) was back on track by Datuk May Phng, she arranged for a meeting with the consultants to commission the construction of the buildings at KFR. In attendance were Datuk May Phng, Dato’ Ruby Khong...

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Fun time during creative painting session @ Kechara Forest Retreat !
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Learning how to fold a khata during the 3N2D kids and teenagers Manjushri Retreat, at Kechara Forest Retreat
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Ready for the Manjushri kids and teenagers retreat with a good motivation at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong
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3D2N of Children Manjushri Retreat began yesterday in Kechara Forest Retreat. Rejoice to all children who participate and get connection with Wisdom Buddha Manjushri. May all be blessed by Buddha Manjushri.
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The Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat Vajrayogini, is a representation of complete Buddhahood in female form, and her heaven was chosen as the name of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche‘s Buddhist organization, Kechara. If you would like to visit the Vajrayogini stupa, do join one of the Kechara Forest Retreat tours. To find out the next available date, please call 03-7803 3908.
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Laughter Yoga is back with it's first session conducted by Karen in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. retreat.kechara com
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Visiting world largest Dorje Shugden Statue in the world in Kechara Forest Retreat by Pee Bee Chong
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In Kechara Forest Retreat you can offer light / candles to Manjushri Nagarakshasa. Read here more about this rare form of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/manjushri-nagarakshasa-comes-to-kfr.html
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Visit the Bigfoot Universe! Latest addition at Bigfoot Universe store. Bigfoot T- Shirt available here: Address : Bigfoot Universe P20 - G Jalan MG 3, Bentong, Pahang.
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At Dukkar Apartment, Kechara Forest Retreat, this morning, we completed a three day Amitayus Retreat and promised to come together for this spiritually powerful retreat again in the near future. We had looked forward to this retreat and, owing to the blessings of our Guru, Tsem Rinpoche, and Dorje Shugden, it went smoothly and as planned. by Pastor Han Nee
4 weeks ago
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1 month ago
Glory be to Nagaraja Buddha who saves us from the Three Lower Realms! His hand mudra indicates He saves you from the Three Lower Realms when you worship Him. Nageshvaraja is one of the 35 Confessional Buddhas as listed within the Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps that we prostate to in order to purify heavy negative actions. ~Tsem Rinpoche TAYATHA OM TATHAGATA BHAGAWAN NAGARAZEY SHORA ATI-DHANA ATI-TIDEY SOHA
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Everybody likes Bigfoot! See you in Bentong!
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Visit Kechara Forest Retreat, here with the magnificent Dream Manjushri at the pond.
2 months ago
Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat today! Come to Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, to receive the blessings of holy Buddhas on sacred land.
2 months ago
Have you already visited the Bigfoot Universe in Bentong? A must visit! Bigfoot Universe P20 - G Jalan MG3, Bentong, Pahang!
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A group of visitors circumambulating the newly installed powerful Nageshvaraja statue in Kechara Forest Retreat!
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Bountiful offerings on H.E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche's Birthday in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia.
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On H.E. Tsem Rinpche's birthday, many people were attending the Lama Chopa Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat Wisdom Hall, dedicated to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's long life and good health.
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Our team of pastors are ordinary people who have made a commitment towards their spirituality, and the spirituality of others.
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"By showing animals kindness, we can develop that quality in our hearts to share with each other creating a better world, a more peaceful world." ~H. E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
May all who come to see Loma Gyonma's holy image be forever blessed with the causes for healing and long life. @Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong
2 months ago
Congratulations to the newly wed couple, who received blessings from Kechara's Pastor Tat Ming at Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall.
2 months ago
Happy Kecharians pose with the Buddha Nageshvaraja, a very powerful deity for purification of negative karma
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We are honoured to welcome beautiful and majestic Buddha Nageshvaraja in Kechara Forest Retreat!
2 months ago
Ideal for a family trip! Visit Kechara Forest Retreat and meet our birds at the aviary! Open daily from 10am to 5pm, Bentong, Chamang Road.
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Many visitors have an audience with sacred Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel! Do visit our Gyenze Chapel, open 24/7!
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Our weekly Bigfoot Fleamarket Team had a surprise for our visitors! Every Saturday evening Bigfoot Fleamarket @Bentong Walk !
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Visit our aviary and make friends with our cockatoos! Here is Yenpin jie-jie visiting the Aviary ❤ retreat.kechara.com/aviary
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