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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Progress Updates

A big Thank You to the kind volunteers and to Jace Chong!
6 days ago
Make your weekend meaningful! Contact Jace Chong to volunteer in Kechara Forest Retreat for the aviaries.
6 days ago
Thank you to our young volunteer to improve the life of the birds in our aviary!
6 days ago
Day break at Kechara Forest Retreat! Sunrise meditation during Inner Reflection Retreat, April 2017
1 week ago
Inner Reflection in April 2017 with guests from USA, Singapore, China and UK! Join our upcoming meditation programs!
1 week ago
Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat, circumambulating the holy Vajra Yogini Stupa. Picture credit Pastor Gimlee
1 week ago
Offering light to Lama Tsongkhapa in front of Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 weeks ago
Please contact Jace Chong to find out more how to help with the aviary!
3 weeks ago
Kind volunteers are dedicating their time to help with the aviary! Thank you!
3 weeks ago
Car Blessing in Kechara Forest Retreat by Pastor Patsy. Ask for your car to be blessed at the Front Desk in Kechara Forest Retreat!
3 weeks ago
Animal Liberation in Kechara Forest Retreat led by Pastor Han Nee. Animals Liberation is recommended for healing, for longlife and for purification of negative Karma. - Pastor Antoinette
3 weeks ago
Dharma talk with Abby Foo in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
3 weeks ago
216 fishes liberated this morning in Bentong to fulfil sponsor wishes. picture by Cynthia NG Yi Chen
4 weeks ago
Butterlamp offering to Buddha Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel
4 weeks ago
Pastor David Lai has a lot of Dharma knowledge to share with us, which he receives directly from our precious Guru H. E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche.
4 weeks ago
Offerings to Precious Gyenze Shugden. May we all be blessed by Dorje Shugden always!
4 weeks ago
Gyenze Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
4 weeks ago
Congratulations to all students for completing Taekwondo Module 1 in Kechara Forest Retreat
4 weeks ago
Happy Visitors @ Lama Tsongkhapa in front of Wisdom Hall
4 weeks ago
Happy Visitors @ Kechara Forest Retreat pic credit Dr. Chris Chong
4 weeks ago
Dharma Sharing on Saturday 1. April in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong! Join us! Beginning at 2pm
4 weeks ago
Butterlamp offering to Lama Tsongkhapa in Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Dorje Shugden the powerful World Peace Protector taking full trance in an oracle.
1 month ago
Visitors have the opportunity to pay respect to this holy statue, in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall!
1 month ago
Lovely visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
1 month ago
Happy visitor invited Dorje Shugden back home.
1 month ago
Join our Meditate in Nature Programme 2017! Here are the Dates:
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Beautiful morning in Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Bigfoot Fleamarket in Bentong on Saturday evenings!
1 month ago
Jace Chong and happy Mario!
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