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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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Sunset Prayer with Candle Offering @Manjushri Hill, Kechara Forest Retreat. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche recommends to offer regularly candles to Wisdom Buddha Manjushri. Picture courtesy Sharon Ong, shared by Pastor Antoinette.
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The Bigfoot Fleamarket Team has received a top 20 award out of 120 participants for their weekly Bigfoot Fleamarket at Bentong Walk! Congratulations to the whole Team! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Today, Saturday evening is Bigfoot fleamarket time in Bentong Walk. Please visit our stand and get wonderful items at a great price! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Dorje Shugden Chapel in the heart of Bentong! Visit this beautiful chapel at the entrance to Kechara Paradise, 84, Jalan Ah Peng, 28700 Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia. Picture courtesy by Pastor Albert, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Powerful Dukkar or White Umbrella Puja “To cut asunder completely all malignant demons, to cut asunder all the spells of others…to turn aside all enemies and dangers and hatred...” Dukkar manifested from the crown of Buddha Shakyamuni as a personification of Buddha’s victory umbrella, and is commonly regarded as the female counterpart to Avalokiteshvara (Kuan Yin), the Buddha of Compassion. https://www.vajrasecrets.com/dukkar-puja-fund-for-legal-affairs, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Puja Team performed The Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps puja in front of Buddha Nageshvaraja in Kechara Forest Retreat. The arisen merits from this puja have been dedicated to swiftly fulfill the sponsors wishes. Courtesy by Pastor Tat Ming, shared by Pastor Antoinette.
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108 candle light offerings to Buddha Nageshvaraja, one of the 35 Confessional Buddhas in Kechara Forest Retreat. Picture courtesy by Pastor Tat Ming, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Traveling Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat - Excellent puja for business trips, holidays, pilgrimages, migrations, and students furthering their studies abroad. The recitation of this puja generates the protective energies needed to ensure a smooth and harmonious travel experience for journeys both near and far. The Chokchu Munsel Mahayana Sutra "The Exalted Dispeller of Darkness of the Ten Directions" is an important method for removing obstacles in one's path and one's life. https://www.vajrasecrets.com/travel-puja-fund Picture courtesy Cynthia Ng, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Urgent Puja for newborn baby - The Puja team is always ready to benefit others. Many do not know that the puja team is always on standby to do puja, even in the middle of the night if there is an urgency that needs the blessing of the Protector, just like the request that we have receive a few hours ago to perform a Dorje Shugden puja for a newborn baby who is in life threatening situation. From Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette.
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Rejoice for this couple from China. They have visited Kechara, VajraYogini’s Paradise!Bentong Puja House, Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall and Kechara House in PJ. They have invited holy items to support their practice and create merits. Picture from Cynthia Ng, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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A Slice of Heaven "Sponsor a lot of land in the Kechara Forest Retreat, which will go towards the cost of the land and the facilities being built therein. Your support will help make this meritorious project a reality. Contributing to the building of a monastery or a place of worship is a very meritorious act, as taught by the Buddha and many ancient masters that came before. As the Buddha described the benefits of building monasteries to King Sangyal, he taught that people who build monasteries will always have incredible wealth and power in future lives, and will eventually attain enlightenment. The great Indian yogi, Nagden Pawo also said that anyone who contributes to the building of a Buddhist institution, no matter how small that contribution is, even if it is just requesting others for donations, continuously collects tremendous merits even as they go about their daily lives". https://www.vajrasecrets.com/slice-of-heaven-fund - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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