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

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!
20 hours ago
The Pre-Loved Sales at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat, called Naropa's cave, is open every day of the week.
20 hours ago
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