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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Progress Updates

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 week ago
Many visitors have an audience with sacred Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel! Do visit our Gyenze Chapel, open 24/7!
2 weeks ago
Our weekly Bigfoot Fleamarket Team had a surprise for our visitors! Every Saturday evening Bigfoot Fleamarket @Bentong Walk !
2 weeks ago
Visit our aviary and make friends with our cockatoos! Here is Yenpin jie-jie visiting the Aviary ❤ retreat.kechara.com/aviary
2 weeks ago
Precious opportunity only in Kechara Forest Retreat, Vajra Yogini Candle Retreat! Thank you to our kind volunteers for cleaning the butterlamps!
3 weeks ago
Visitors this Sunday in wonderful Kechara Forest Retreat!
3 weeks 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.
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New in Bentong! Bigfoot Universe!
3 weeks ago
Pastor Tat Ming is sharing information on Dorje Shugden and Buddhism to our dear visitors in Wisdom Hall.
3 weeks ago
Listening to Rinpoche's teachings in Naropa's Cave, only in Kechara Forest Retreat!
3 weeks ago
Naropa's cave in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat is a must-visit!
4 weeks ago
Kechara has opened Bigfoot Universe Sdn Bhd, a second hand store near Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia.
4 weeks ago
Manjushri Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat by the Puja Team
4 weeks ago
2017 edition of Hari Malaysia Gotong Royong at Kechara Forest Retreat cleaning up Jalan Chamang
1 month ago
Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
1 month ago
Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
1 month 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 month 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.
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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
1 month ago
"Gimme SNACKS!" Dechog, the greedy Cockatoo retreat.kechara.com/aviary — at Kechara Forest Retreat, by Jace Chong
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Over 100 candles lighting up at Lord Gyenze Chapel. May the sponsor can fulfil all wishes. FB by Pastor Yek Yee
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month ago
Welcoming tour group from Port Dickson to Kechara Forest Retreat!!
2 months ago
Many kind volunteers helped all day long to make this sacred day a success.
2 months ago
Everyone was fully engaged in the prayers during the Lama Chopa Puja. Ullambana Day 2017, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months 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
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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.
2 months ago
Gyabshi Puja, Ullambana Day 2017 in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat.
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