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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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