Archive for 2013

The Heads of KFR, announced!

Mar 9, 2013
Tsangpur-KFR

After a 9 hour meeting last night with Rinpoche and some liaisons, it was decided that Dato’ Ruby Khong will be leading our WORLD PEACE TEMPLE project while Phng Li Kim will be heading KECHARA VILLAGE...

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Latest at KFR, 28 February 2013

Mar 1, 2013
Latest at KFR, 28 February 2013

Building work is now back in full swing at the Enchanted Forest and the Organic Garden after the Chinese New Year festive season. Here are the latest photographs of the developments at the Enchanted Forest and what the Green Team and volunteers are doing...

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Cleaning, weeding and pruning rain and shine

Feb 22, 2013
Cleaning, weeding and pruning rain and shine

This week, several volunteers came to KFR to work outdoors - clearing rubbish and debris in the various areas around KFR, while construction is being finished at the Enchanted Forest. Volunteers also participated in green works, such as weeding and pruning...

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The Enchanted Forest at the Kechara Forest Retreat

Feb 15, 2013
The Enchanted Forest at the Kechara Forest Retreat

After approximately three months’ construction work, the Enchanted Forest is now 90% complete. The design of the building was planned to provide a simple living and working area for Rinpoche and his personal attendants. One of the interesting features of this building is that some of the existing trees...

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KSA going all out for KFR

Feb 9, 2013
KSA going all out for KFR

While KFR has been busy with volunteers going up to clean, sweep and assemble furniture, there has also been a hive of activity at Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA). Seamstresses and willing volunteers have been bustling at KSA these couple of days...

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KFR Development: As of 7 February 2013

Feb 7, 2013
KFR Development: As of 7 February 2013

KFR is a hive of activity just before Chinese New Year especially around the Enchanted Forest, which is very, very nearly done! Finishing touches are now being put on the interior fixtures of rooms within the Enchanted Forest and a massive clean-up is underway, making the whole place ready to be moved into. Volunteers...

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Animal Tales at KFR

Feb 6, 2013
Animal Tales at KFR

It all started when our Guru, H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, was living in the temporary cabins at KFR. Rinpoche would ask us to feed the dogs hanging around our living area. As time went by, these dogs started to live nearby because they knew they would not go hungry. For many years now, Rinpoche always...

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The Green Team!

Jan 31, 2013
The Green Team!

The Green Team started with three girls, Joy, Julia and Li Kheng, whom Rinpoche called “The Green Girls”. This team was established to help Li Kim who offered to lead all works related to planting in KFR. The Green Girls were far from green. In fact, cactus died under the care of Li Kheng,...

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KFR Development: As of 24 January 2013

Jan 25, 2013
KFR Development: As of 24 January 2013

It’s been more than a month since our last update and there has been lots of development at the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). After month-long heavy downpours during the monsoon season, the weather is much better now, enabling us to catch up with the construction. First of all, the main road leading from the...

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Progress Updates

Naropa's cave in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat is a must-visit!
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Kechara has opened Bigfoot Universe Sdn Bhd, a second hand store near Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia.
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Manjushri Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat by the Puja Team
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2017 edition of Hari Malaysia Gotong Royong at Kechara Forest Retreat cleaning up Jalan Chamang
1 week ago
Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
1 week ago
Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
1 week 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 week 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 week 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
2 weeks ago
"Gimme SNACKS!" Dechog, the greedy Cockatoo retreat.kechara.com/aviary — at Kechara Forest Retreat, by Jace Chong
2 weeks 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.
2 weeks ago
Over 100 candles lighting up at Lord Gyenze Chapel. May the sponsor can fulfil all wishes. FB by Pastor Yek Yee
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
3 weeks ago
Welcoming tour group from Port Dickson to Kechara Forest Retreat!!
3 weeks ago
Many kind volunteers helped all day long to make this sacred day a success.
4 weeks ago
Everyone was fully engaged in the prayers during the Lama Chopa Puja. Ullambana Day 2017, Kechara Forest Retreat
4 weeks 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
4 weeks 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.
4 weeks ago
Gyabshi Puja, Ullambana Day 2017 in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat.
4 weeks ago
Many people had the great opportunity to participate in the Gyabshi Puja, a very powerful puja to clear obstacles such as severe illness, dangerous spirit disturbances, financial or legal issues.
4 weeks ago
More pictures from Ullambana Day 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat!
4 weeks ago
Happy Visitors at Manjushri Nagarakshasa in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong
4 weeks ago
Ullambana Day in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
4 weeks ago
Incense offering at the Gyenze Chapel for Ullambana Day!
4 weeks ago
Today was Ullambana Day in Kechara Forest Retreat! Many took the opportunity to offered a big incense.
4 weeks ago
So fortunate to have the opportunity to make this lights offering to the beautiful Buddha, Lady Vajrayogini... May clarity come and kindness grow, may Lord Dorje Shugden guide us out of the cyclic existence of sufferings. By Sofi Lim on FB
1 month ago
Beautiful and healthy veggies harvested in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia!
1 month ago
Dorje Shugden Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat. You can order a Puja through Kechara House or http://www.vajrasecrets.com
1 month ago
Many visitors today are blessed by Dorje Shugden in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat!
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