Archive for 2013

Rev. You Wei visits KFR

Oct 5, 2013
Rev. You Wei visits KFR

On the second week of September, Rev. You Wei visited the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) together with his attendant. Rev. You Wei was in awe with the progress of KFR especially the Wisdom Hall, Dukkar Apartments and also Manjushri Hill in KFR...

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A New Board for a New Future

Sep 21, 2013
A New Board for a New Future

In 2006, two years after Kechara House was established, the Liaisons Council of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche was established. The Liaisons Council was established to help the organisation function more efficiently and effectively on an operational level. The concept of this structure stems from the changtzo system in the monastic institution of the great...

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The First Retreat at Dukkar Apartments

Sep 17, 2013
The First Retreat at Dukkar Apartments

Whenever we embark on a huge project that will bring about tremendous benefit to others, there are bound to be obstacles that arise due to our negative karma, as well as the negative karma of the people who would potentially be benefited by the project. Dato’ Ruby Khong is spearheading one of the biggest...

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Building KFR – A miracle over a mere 12 Months!

Sep 5, 2013
Building KFR – A miracle over a mere 12 Months!

The townsfolk in Bentong have often said that Kechara Forest Retreat is the largest development they have ever heard of in Bentong and that the swiftness of the building is incomparable! The contractors that have worked and are working on the various projects within the site have also echoed that sentiment. In fact, the...

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Dukkar Arrives at KFR!

Sep 4, 2013
Dukkar Arrives at KFR!

18 August 2013 was an auspicious day when the holy 1000-armed Dukkar herself arrived at Dukkar Apts. Dukkar in her full form is one of the most complex deities in the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon. Also known as Sitatapatra in Sanskrit, Dukkar is white in colour and her full form has 1000 faces, 1000 hands...

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A Race to KFR!

Aug 21, 2013
A Race to KFR!

Hong Kong actress, Race Wong visits KFR once every few months and is amazed at the speed of the development so far...

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My journey to KFR

Aug 6, 2013
Ong Moh Mei shovelling gravel for a pathway.

By Ong Moh Mei, Operating Manager of Dukkar Apts I was born in Sibu, Sarawak and grew up in a very remote inland town where there was little exposure to the outside world and in a time when the internet and mobile phones were rare. In fact, I only saw the sea for the...

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Kechara Forest Retreat in Oriental Daily Newspaper

Aug 1, 2013
Kechara Forest Retreat in Oriental Daily Newspaper

Kechara Forest Retreat was featured in the Oriental Daily Newspaper on 21 June 2013. Featuring interviews of Pastor Yek Yee and JP Thong, liaisons to His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche, Oriental Daily aptly reported on the vision of Kechara Forest Retreat. As Pastor Yek Yee explained, most people have different and varied understandings of how and...

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Inside the new gift building

Aug 1, 2013
Shelves of gifts that are categorized by function and type

The wait is over, and it’s finally complete! Welcome to the new gift section at Kechara Forest Retreat; a standalone building beside the beautiful Wisdom Hall where the Public Relations team of Tsem Ladrang operates from. Starting out from a humble 400 sqft room in the Ladrang in Kuala Lumpur, to a 900 square...

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Vetiver: How a simple plant can help save a forest

Jul 23, 2013
Vetiver: How a simple plant can help save a forest

The monsoon season in Malaysia is very unforgiving and the tropical rain is relentless. While the Kechara Forest Retreat is under construction, there have been concerns on the erosive impact of the monsoons rain on KFR’s hill slopes. Engineers and soil specialists have provided various solutions, but our own Wan Wai Meng came up with...

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Dukkar Apartments are almost ready!

Jul 14, 2013
Dukkar Apartments are almost ready!

Dukkar Apartments are almost complete! This complex of 32 metal containers, 30 of which are guest rooms and two are storage rooms, is getting its finishing touches this weekend...

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Sneak Peek of Kechara Forest Retreat

Jul 13, 2013
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As you know we are building Kechara Forest Retreat in stages. Stage one is nearly complete. I wanted to give you a sneak peek of what is happening at a glance in Kechara Forest Retreat. So many Kecharians have been working hard to complete the first stage...

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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
5 days ago
Join our study courses! NEW! Only in Kechara Forest Retreat http://retreat.kechara.com/news/right-thought-comes-with-right-learning/
2 weeks 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
3 weeks ago
Everybody likes Bigfoot! See you in Bentong!
3 weeks ago
Visit Kechara Forest Retreat, here with the magnificent Dream Manjushri at the pond.
3 weeks ago
Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat today! Come to Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, to receive the blessings of holy Buddhas on sacred land.
3 weeks ago
Have you already visited the Bigfoot Universe in Bentong? A must visit! Bigfoot Universe P20 - G Jalan MG3, Bentong, Pahang!
3 weeks ago
A group of visitors circumambulating the newly installed powerful Nageshvaraja statue in Kechara Forest Retreat!
4 weeks ago
Bountiful offerings on H.E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche's Birthday in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia.
4 weeks ago
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.
4 weeks ago
Our team of pastors are ordinary people who have made a commitment towards their spirituality, and the spirituality of others.
4 weeks ago
"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
4 weeks 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
4 weeks ago
Congratulations to the newly wed couple, who received blessings from Kechara's Pastor Tat Ming at Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall.
4 weeks ago
Happy Kecharians pose with the Buddha Nageshvaraja, a very powerful deity for purification of negative karma
4 weeks ago
We are honoured to welcome beautiful and majestic Buddha Nageshvaraja in Kechara Forest Retreat!
4 weeks 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.
1 month ago
Many visitors have an audience with sacred Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel! Do visit our Gyenze Chapel, open 24/7!
1 month ago
Our weekly Bigfoot Fleamarket Team had a surprise for our visitors! Every Saturday evening Bigfoot Fleamarket @Bentong Walk !
1 month ago
Visit our aviary and make friends with our cockatoos! Here is Yenpin jie-jie visiting the Aviary ❤ retreat.kechara.com/aviary
1 month ago
Precious opportunity only in Kechara Forest Retreat, Vajra Yogini Candle Retreat! Thank you to our kind volunteers for cleaning the butterlamps!
2 months ago
Visitors this Sunday in wonderful Kechara Forest Retreat!
2 months 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.
2 months ago
New in Bentong! Bigfoot Universe!
2 months ago
Pastor Tat Ming is sharing information on Dorje Shugden and Buddhism to our dear visitors in Wisdom Hall.
2 months ago
Listening to Rinpoche's teachings in Naropa's Cave, only in Kechara Forest Retreat!
2 months ago
Naropa's cave in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat is a must-visit!
2 months ago
Kechara has opened Bigfoot Universe Sdn Bhd, a second hand store near Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia.
2 months ago
Manjushri Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat by the Puja Team
2 months ago