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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Progress Updates

Many visited Kechara Forest Retreat during the long holiday break and visited the largest Dorje Shugden statue in the world.
yesterday
Pastor Blessing, here with Pastor Tat Ming, available in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
yesterday
In loving memory of Rinpoche's beloved Mumu, Yogi. A statue of Mumu at Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat.
3 days ago
Kechara House at Bentong, Pahang is officially open to public. No. 18, Jln. Ah Peng 28700 Bentong Pahang
3 days ago
The best way to create happiness and make your world filled with light is to serve others without an agenda. You create something that will be lasting. ~ Tsem Rinpoche
5 days ago
Super cool and unique blessings by powerful protector Dorje Shugden available at Naropa's cave, Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong.
2 weeks ago
Did you get already your picture with Bigfoot in Bentong? The latest must do for Bigfoot fans!
2 weeks ago
Join the Inner Reflection Retreat in Kechara Forest Retreat, 3days/2nights http://retreat.kechara.com/inner-reflection-retreat/
2 weeks ago
Dorje Shugden watches available at Naropa's cave in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong !
2 weeks ago
More people engage in the VajraYogini 100.000 Butterlamp Retreat
3 weeks ago
Auspicious Mongolian Omen! Please read more here: https://goo.gl/xXQcJ3 in English and here: https://goo.gl/75ucfr in Chinese.
3 weeks ago
Meaningful activities during holiday break by our kind volunteers in Kechara Forest Retreat. Thank you!
3 weeks ago
Lord Manjushri ‘arising’ from the water blesses everyone at the Fish Pond in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong.
3 weeks ago
A double-rainbow appeared clearly above Kechara Forest Retreat after the Druchuma Puja on Saturday 3rd June 2017! Very auspicious!
3 weeks ago
100.000 Butterlamp Retreat in Kechara Forest Retreat, Ladrang, dedicated to Lord Vajra Yogini! Join this precious opportunity !
3 weeks ago
See you in Naropa's cave, Kechara Forest Retreat for amazing Dharma items!
3 weeks ago
Visitors are Offering a Khata and Paying Respect to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's Throne Today
4 weeks ago
88 Visitors from Melaka in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
4 weeks ago
Make sure to pay us a visit soon in Naropa's cave because these wonderful statues, shrines, thangkas and books never hang around the shelves for long!
4 weeks ago
The Pre-Loved Sales at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat, called Naropa's cave, is open every day of the week.
4 weeks ago
Meditating under a rainbow arc
1 month ago
Beautiful vibrant Tibetan chants, traditional ritual music and powerful good energies all around during the Tibetan Ruel Recharge Puja!
1 month ago
Beautiful Tara over water! Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
The King of Fruits in Malaysia - durian. We're reviving the 70 odd trees in Kechara Forest Retreat, pesticide-free. Looking forward to some durians this year. - by Pastor Henry
1 month ago
TIBETAN RUEL RECHARGE PUJA⚡⚡ Preserving this centuries-old heritage, Kechara is proud to announce that on Saturday, 20 May 2017, the inaugural Tibetan Ruel Recharge Puja will be held at Kechara Forest Retreat.
1 month ago
Mantra Recitation during Wesak Day 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Bathing the Buddha in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wesak Day 2017
2 months ago
Lama Chopa Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wesak Day 2017
2 months ago
Wonderful performance by these beautiful kids during the Wesak celebration at Kechara Forest Retreat.
2 months ago
Bird Liberation this morning on Wesak Day in Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months ago