Archive for 2013

Lama Tsongkhapa Day Celebrated At Kechara Forest Retreat

Dec 12, 2013
Lama Tsongkhapa Day Celebrated At Kechara Forest Retreat

Lama Tsongkhapa is renowned as the Second Buddha of our fortunate eon and the founder of the Gelug lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Lama Tsongkhapa ushered in a renaissance within Tibetan Buddhism, performing many great deeds, among them the building of Gaden Monastery and the composition of the Lamrim Chenmo also known as “The Great Exposition...

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Welcome to Kechara Forest Retreat-New Pictures!

Dec 10, 2013
Welcome to Kechara Forest Retreat-New Pictures!

Ground works for Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) officially began on 3rd October 2012. Construction took place for a little over a year for Phase 1, and has recently been completed. Kechara Forest Retreat is a 35-acre piece of land nestled in the forested areas of Malaysia. Located 1 hour away from Kuala Lumpur (capital...

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A visit from the south

Nov 18, 2013
A visit from the south

Kechara House Johor Bahru (KHJB) was formed in 2007 by a group of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s students. Since then, this group regularly conducts Buddhist study sessions, prayers and activities in Johor and also regularly joins the Kechara activities in Kuala Lumpur. On the 16 November 2013, they gathered 48 members and friends for a...

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Upcoming Setrap Practice Programme at Kechara Forest Retreat

Nov 13, 2013
Upcoming Setrap Practice Programme at Kechara Forest Retreat

Following the hugely successful Tsongkhapa Practice Programme held last month, Kechara will be conducting a 2 day and 1 night Setrap Practice Programme at the Kechara Forest Retreat on the 22nd and 23rd November 2013. This programme is aimed for those who would like to learn and experience how to engage in Dharma Protector...

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Announcement from Board of Directors

Nov 7, 2013
Announcement from Board of Directors

Dear Kecharians and friends, On 1 November 2013, The Board of Directors gathered to discuss the following issues in Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR): 1. Rectification of the Medicine Buddha Hill slopes along the main roads When our main road was being constructed late last year, the road works left parts of Medicine Buddha Hillís...

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Fun Halloween night in the forest

Nov 1, 2013
Fun Halloween night in the forest

Halloween is Rinpoche’s favorite holiday. As a child growing up in America, Rinpoche always looked forward to Halloween, to dress up as different characters and go Trick-or-Treating with his cousins… Recently, Rinpoche has been in America for a few weeks and spent Halloween in the Halloween Capital of the World, Salem, Massachusetts. Salem hosted many different...

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The Green Weekend Program

Oct 31, 2013
The Green Weekend Program

The Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) is inspired by a vision to create an authentic holistic lifestyle center where modern day spiritual aspirants can go for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of hectic city life. Observing the exposure of modern society to processed food, emotional strain and intellectual stress, our spiritual guide, H.E Tsem...

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Fruitful Lama Tsongkhapa Sadhana Programme in KFR

Oct 30, 2013
Fruitful Lama Tsongkhapa Sadhana Programme in KFR

A two day and one night programme, the first of its kind here in Kechara, took place in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat from 25 October to 26 October 2013. 20 people from all over the world, including Germany, Luxembourg and Malaysia attended this historical programme marking the start of Kechara’s new chapter –...

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The Souvenir Shop in KFR

Oct 28, 2013
The Souvenir Shop in KFR

Shopping is one of the norms of our daily lives. We buy clothes, food, fashion accessories, gifts; the list goes on but sometimes, shopping can also be a meaningful and beneficial experience for ourselves and others. Kechara’s dharma stores were conceptualised by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche with various locations in different malls across the Klang...

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What The FLEA!

Oct 14, 2013
What The FLEA!

No, this post is not about fleas… it’s about the latest, most happening topic – Kechara Forest Retreat’s FLEA MARKET! The Super Team (also known as the Gift Team, consisting of Su Ming, William, Sock Wan, Karen and Carmen), held their very first flea market at the gift building on 4th October 2013. And...

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First Official Pilgrimage Tour to Kechara Forest Retreat

Oct 13, 2013
First Official Pilgrimage Tour to Kechara Forest Retreat

Good news! Kechara has begun its official Pilgrimage Tours to the Kechara Forest Retreat. The first official tour took place on Saturday 12th October. The day began early at 7.30am for the 42-person strong group with a briefing and introduction to His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara House in Petaling Jaya. Breakfast and drinks...

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Kechara Forest Retreat in pictures

Oct 10, 2013
Kechara Forest Retreat in pictures

The Kechara Forest Retreat provides a spiritual experience that will leave your mind and body rejuvenated allowing you to take on whatever comes next. It is a place where families and individuals will find...

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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.
1 week ago
Many visitors have an audience with sacred Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel! Do visit our Gyenze Chapel, open 24/7!
2 weeks ago
Our weekly Bigfoot Fleamarket Team had a surprise for our visitors! Every Saturday evening Bigfoot Fleamarket @Bentong Walk !
2 weeks ago
Visit our aviary and make friends with our cockatoos! Here is Yenpin jie-jie visiting the Aviary ❤ retreat.kechara.com/aviary
2 weeks ago
Precious opportunity only in Kechara Forest Retreat, Vajra Yogini Candle Retreat! Thank you to our kind volunteers for cleaning the butterlamps!
3 weeks ago
Visitors this Sunday in wonderful Kechara Forest Retreat!
3 weeks ago
Visitors in front of sacred Dorje Shugden in Wisdom Hall. Plan your trip to holy Kechara Forest Retreat, open daily from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.
3 weeks ago
New in Bentong! Bigfoot Universe!
3 weeks ago
Pastor Tat Ming is sharing information on Dorje Shugden and Buddhism to our dear visitors in Wisdom Hall.
3 weeks ago
Listening to Rinpoche's teachings in Naropa's Cave, only in Kechara Forest Retreat!
3 weeks ago
Naropa's cave in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat is a must-visit!
4 weeks ago
Kechara has opened Bigfoot Universe Sdn Bhd, a second hand store near Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia.
4 weeks ago
Manjushri Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat by the Puja Team
4 weeks ago
2017 edition of Hari Malaysia Gotong Royong at Kechara Forest Retreat cleaning up Jalan Chamang
1 month ago
Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
1 month ago
Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
1 month ago
Kechara is very happy to have sponsors like KLH Machinery & Hardware and CTM Machinery Construction, who loaned us lorries and backhoe to help with the bulkier rubbish. Gotong Royong and Hari Malaysia 2017 at Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Today at Gotong Royong, Kecharians were cleaning up Jalan Chamang that is leading to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, Chamang Waterfall.
1 month ago
Visit sacred Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel in Kechara Forest Retreat! Gyenze is the increase for of Dorje Shugden! Please read here: Dorje Shugden Gyenze to Increase Life, Merits and Wealth http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/prayers-and-sadhanas/dorje-shugden-gyenze-to-increase-life-merits-and-wealth.html
1 month ago
"Gimme SNACKS!" Dechog, the greedy Cockatoo retreat.kechara.com/aviary — at Kechara Forest Retreat, by Jace Chong
1 month ago
Lord Gyenze puja conducted at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat. Gyenze is Lord Dorje Shugden in a Wealth form specifically to help us gain resources through correct means.
1 month ago
Over 100 candles lighting up at Lord Gyenze Chapel. May the sponsor can fulfil all wishes. FB by Pastor Yek Yee
1 month ago
Did you know that you can order a Butterlamp to be placed at the Gyenze Chapel, Kechara Forest Retreat? Here is the link: https://www.vajrasecrets.com/wishfulfilling-lamps-for-life-fund
1 month ago
Offering light to Lama Tsongkhapa at Wisdom Hall. Read here about the benefits of offering lights to the Buddha: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/butterlamps.html
1 month ago
Welcoming tour group from Port Dickson to Kechara Forest Retreat!!
2 months ago
Many kind volunteers helped all day long to make this sacred day a success.
2 months ago
Everyone was fully engaged in the prayers during the Lama Chopa Puja. Ullambana Day 2017, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months ago
Lama Chopa with Tsog Ritual was performed on Sunday morning, generating a tremendous amount of merits on Ullambana Day 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months ago
Many grabbed the opportunity to circumambulate the sacred 15 feet Vajrayogini Stupa. The Stupa is symbolising the fully Enlightened mind. mind and the path to Enlightenment.
2 months ago
Gyabshi Puja, Ullambana Day 2017 in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat.
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