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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1 week ago
The Practice of Cleaning the Temple is very meritorious and helps to clear our delusions. Picture courtesy Cynthia Ng, shared by Pastor Antoinette.
3 weeks ago
Visit Kechara Paradise in Bentong for your Dharma items! They have a great choice! shared by Pastor Antoinette
3 weeks ago
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.
3 weeks ago
Visit Kechara Paradise in Bentong Town for bountiful blessings. Stunning Dorje Shugden in new style!
3 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
You don’t need merits to perform negative actions. But you need merits to stop yourself from performing negative actions. ~ Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
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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.
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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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Visit Kechara Forest Retreat for precious blessings. Picture from Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette.
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
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
2 months ago
Have you seen the sacred Dorje Shugden wall art in Bentong? Picture curtesy by Pee Bee Chong, with Puja Team Members - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 months ago
Have you been to the Kechara Puja House in Bentong? Here is their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentong-Puja-House-祈愿堂-Kechara/242844719542360
2 months ago
The Kechara Puja Team performed a Trakze Puja recently dedicated to clear obstacles for the sponsor. May all be successful and all wishes be fulfilled.-Frederick Law, shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 months ago
An Auspicious Gyenze puja was recently conducted for a sponsor at the Gyenze Chapel in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. The Gyenze puja draws upon the powerful wealth attracting energies of Gyenze to swiftly resolve financial difficulties, increase lifespan, material resources, merits, spiritual realisations, and all that is good. For more information: https://www.vajrasecrets.com/gyenze-puja-fund, shared by Pastor Antoinette Kass
2 months ago
The Kechara Puja Team conducted a Gyabshi puja for a regular sponsor. May all obstacles of the sponsor will clear up through this puja.
2 months ago
Beautiful altar for Lama Chopa puja recently completed at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months ago
Congratulations to all the treasure hunters in Kechara Forest Retreat with Jace Chong.
2 months ago
Congratulations to all the treasure hunters in Kechara Forest Retreat with Jace Chong.
2 months ago
What's the answer? First Treasure Hunt in Kechara Forest Retreat! Thank you to the kind volunteers!
2 months ago
Plenty of questions to answer on the first Treasure Hunt in Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months ago
First Treasure hunt in Kechara Forest Retreat, on 11. March 2018
2 months ago