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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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!
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The Pre-Loved Sales at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat, called Naropa's cave, is open every day of the week.
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Meditating under a rainbow arc
4 days ago
Beautiful vibrant Tibetan chants, traditional ritual music and powerful good energies all around during the Tibetan Ruel Recharge Puja!
5 days ago
Beautiful Tara over water! Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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.
2 weeks ago
Mantra Recitation during Wesak Day 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat
2 weeks ago
Bathing the Buddha in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wesak Day 2017
2 weeks ago
Lama Chopa Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wesak Day 2017
2 weeks ago
Wonderful performance by these beautiful kids during the Wesak celebration at Kechara Forest Retreat.
3 weeks ago
Bird Liberation this morning on Wesak Day in Kechara Forest Retreat
3 weeks ago
Special Tsog Tormo for the Lama Chopa Puja today in Kechara Forest Retreat.
3 weeks ago
Wesak Day is a most holy day within Buddhism. Join us in Kechara Forest Retreat
3 weeks ago
Learning Meditation is fun and beneficial! Improve your life by joining our Inner Peace Programme!
4 weeks ago
Join our Inner Peace Retreat in Kechara Forest Retreat for your corporate!
4 weeks ago
Tormas are make by hand by the Kechara Puja Team at Kechara Forest Retreat and are offered during the Puja to the Buddhas. http://www.kechara.com/kechara-house/pujas/special-pujas/
4 weeks ago
More visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat! Have you planned your visit already?
4 weeks ago
A big Thank You to the kind volunteers and to Jace Chong!
1 month ago
Make your weekend meaningful! Contact Jace Chong to volunteer in Kechara Forest Retreat for the aviaries.
1 month ago
Thank you to our young volunteer to improve the life of the birds in our aviary!
1 month ago
Day break at Kechara Forest Retreat! Sunrise meditation during Inner Reflection Retreat, April 2017
1 month ago
Inner Reflection in April 2017 with guests from USA, Singapore, China and UK! Join our upcoming meditation programs!
1 month ago
Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat, circumambulating the holy Vajra Yogini Stupa. Picture credit Pastor Gimlee
1 month ago
Offering light to Lama Tsongkhapa in front of Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Please contact Jace Chong to find out more how to help with the aviary!
2 months ago
Kind volunteers are dedicating their time to help with the aviary! Thank you!
2 months ago
Car Blessing in Kechara Forest Retreat by Pastor Patsy. Ask for your car to be blessed at the Front Desk in Kechara Forest Retreat!
2 months ago
Animal Liberation in Kechara Forest Retreat led by Pastor Han Nee. Animals Liberation is recommended for healing, for longlife and for purification of negative Karma. - Pastor Antoinette
2 months ago
Dharma talk with Abby Foo in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
2 months ago