Archive for 2015

Christmas Lama Tsongkhapa Retreat

Dec 31, 2015
Christmas Lama Tsongkhapa Retreat

What is a retreat? A retreat is time taken away from our ordinary, daily, mundane activities set aside specifically to focus on deeper meditation, deeper meditational practices to gain some benefits. So therefore a retreat is when we take time away from our normal everyday activities and set aside time to do the practices. ~...

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W.O.A.H Camp by Kechara Sunday Dharma School

Dec 30, 2015
W.O.A.H Camp by Kechara Sunday Dharma School

W.O.A.H Camp was the first ever children’s holiday camp (ages 8 to 12) organised by Kechara’s Sunday Dharma School. It was a 2D1N camp at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR)...

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Black Manjushri Retreat for the KFR Team

Dec 5, 2015
Black Manjushri Retreat for the KFR Team

19 of us began our retreat on 1 December 2015 and finished on 3 December 2015 with a total mantra count of 181,600 of which the KFR team did 112,200. We would like to dedicate this retreat to H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche’s long life...

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Retreat in ‘Gyenze Cave’ and Dukkar Apartments

Nov 30, 2015
Retreat in ‘Gyenze Cave’ and Dukkar Apartments

H.E the 25th Rinpoche mentioned to us before that it will be very good for Kechara House members and Kechara staff to do a Tsongkhapa retreat once in every six months as it will be very beneficial for us. Upon our Guru's instruction, Kechara Forest Retreat team have been doing so. We just finished...

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RM2 Feeds A Hungry Bird

Nov 23, 2015
RM2 Feeds A Hungry Bird

A Little CHANGE Can Save Another Life RM2 may not get us far these days but it will definitely transform the life of a bird that only knew the chaos inside dirty, overcrowded cages. A little CHANGE provides one nutritious and healthy meal of fresh vegetables, millet snacks and delicious seeds for a bird....

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Mandala Offerings and Dharma Attitude

Nov 19, 2015
Mandala Offerings and Dharma Attitude

A Dharma Talk and Workshop by Pastor David Lai The offering of the mandala is one of the four main preliminary practices in Vajrayana Buddhism. This is one of the fastest ways to accumulate vast amounts of merit to sustain and advance in our spiritual practice in order to gain realisations. H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche...

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Dorje Shugden Open Day November 2015

Nov 16, 2015
Dorje Shugden Open Day November 2015

Two days just before Open House, it rained heavily around Bentong area causing a landslide on the Karak highway. It was such a honour for a few of us who had the opportunity to give food and drinks to the hardworking government workers that are working overtime. We are really thankful for their patience...

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2015 Halloween Night in the Forest

Oct 31, 2015
2015 Halloween Night in the Forest

The end of October marks the ghoulish season of Halloween, with spider webs hung from corner to corner and streets filled with the costumed horrors. Halloween is celebrated no differently in Kechara. With intricate and spooky costumes, Kechara’s Sunday Dharma School (KSDS) brought the tiny dead to life this Halloween.

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The Importance of Death in Life

Oct 31, 2015
The Importance of Death in Life

A Dharma Talk in Chinese by Pastor Lanse Chiah We are heading towards death from the day we were born. Yet, we do not know what is waiting for us at the other end of life. What do we fear more – losing everything we have enjoyed or the end of our days? Is there...

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Black Manjushri and An Overview of the Mind

Oct 29, 2015
Black Manjushri and An Overview of the Mind

Kechara Forest Retreat was originally envisioned by H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche to be a place where home-grown spiritual teachers, meditators and practitioners are created. To initiate this tradition, a series of talks by Kechara’s Pastors and Rinpoche’s senior students who are steeped in Dharma knowledge and practice will be scheduled regularly. The first...

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Jalan Chamang Clean Up – Happy Malaysia Day!

Sep 16, 2015
Jalan Chamang Clean Up – Happy Malaysia Day!

On 16 September 1963, a new federation was formed between Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore. A new agreement, called the Malaysia Agreement 1963, set out the terms and conditions for the individual States to be federated under a new constitution, and into one new nation called Malaysia. Aptly named “Malaysia Day” or “Hari Malaysia”,...

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The Gyenze Chapel – Increasing Form of Dorje Shugden

Sep 11, 2015
The Gyenze Chapel – Increasing Form of Dorje Shugden

At the external perimeters of Kechara Forest Retreat, is a chapel dedicated to the increasing form of Dorje Shugden, Gyenze. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the chapel is made available for visit and/or worship at the public’s convenience. Visitors can enjoy a chapel that is fully stocked with candle and...

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Fun time during creative painting session @ Kechara Forest Retreat !
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Learning how to fold a khata during the 3N2D kids and teenagers Manjushri Retreat, at Kechara Forest Retreat
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Ready for the Manjushri kids and teenagers retreat with a good motivation at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong
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3D2N of Children Manjushri Retreat began yesterday in Kechara Forest Retreat. Rejoice to all children who participate and get connection with Wisdom Buddha Manjushri. May all be blessed by Buddha Manjushri.
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The Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat Vajrayogini, is a representation of complete Buddhahood in female form, and her heaven was chosen as the name of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche‘s Buddhist organization, Kechara. If you would like to visit the Vajrayogini stupa, do join one of the Kechara Forest Retreat tours. To find out the next available date, please call 03-7803 3908.
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Laughter Yoga is back with it's first session conducted by Karen in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. retreat.kechara com
2 weeks ago
Visiting world largest Dorje Shugden Statue in the world in Kechara Forest Retreat by Pee Bee Chong
3 weeks ago
In Kechara Forest Retreat you can offer light / candles to Manjushri Nagarakshasa. Read here more about this rare form of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/manjushri-nagarakshasa-comes-to-kfr.html
3 weeks ago
Visit the Bigfoot Universe! Latest addition at Bigfoot Universe store. Bigfoot T- Shirt available here: Address : Bigfoot Universe P20 - G Jalan MG 3, Bentong, Pahang.
3 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
Join our study courses! NEW! Only in Kechara Forest Retreat http://retreat.kechara.com/news/right-thought-comes-with-right-learning/
1 month 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
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Everybody likes Bigfoot! See you in Bentong!
1 month ago
Visit Kechara Forest Retreat, here with the magnificent Dream Manjushri at the pond.
2 months ago
Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat today! Come to Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, to receive the blessings of holy Buddhas on sacred land.
2 months ago
Have you already visited the Bigfoot Universe in Bentong? A must visit! Bigfoot Universe P20 - G Jalan MG3, Bentong, Pahang!
2 months ago
A group of visitors circumambulating the newly installed powerful Nageshvaraja statue in Kechara Forest Retreat!
2 months ago
Bountiful offerings on H.E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche's Birthday in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia.
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Our team of pastors are ordinary people who have made a commitment towards their spirituality, and the spirituality of others.
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months ago
Congratulations to the newly wed couple, who received blessings from Kechara's Pastor Tat Ming at Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall.
2 months ago
Happy Kecharians pose with the Buddha Nageshvaraja, a very powerful deity for purification of negative karma
2 months ago
We are honoured to welcome beautiful and majestic Buddha Nageshvaraja in Kechara Forest Retreat!
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Many visitors have an audience with sacred Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel! Do visit our Gyenze Chapel, open 24/7!
2 months ago
Our weekly Bigfoot Fleamarket Team had a surprise for our visitors! Every Saturday evening Bigfoot Fleamarket @Bentong Walk !
2 months ago
Visit our aviary and make friends with our cockatoos! Here is Yenpin jie-jie visiting the Aviary ❤ retreat.kechara.com/aviary
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