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

A big Thank You to the kind volunteers and to Jace Chong!
6 days ago
Make your weekend meaningful! Contact Jace Chong to volunteer in Kechara Forest Retreat for the aviaries.
6 days ago
Thank you to our young volunteer to improve the life of the birds in our aviary!
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Day break at Kechara Forest Retreat! Sunrise meditation during Inner Reflection Retreat, April 2017
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Inner Reflection in April 2017 with guests from USA, Singapore, China and UK! Join our upcoming meditation programs!
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Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat, circumambulating the holy Vajra Yogini Stupa. Picture credit Pastor Gimlee
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Offering light to Lama Tsongkhapa in front of Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 weeks ago
Please contact Jace Chong to find out more how to help with the aviary!
3 weeks ago
Kind volunteers are dedicating their time to help with the aviary! Thank you!
3 weeks 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!
3 weeks 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
3 weeks ago
Dharma talk with Abby Foo in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
3 weeks ago
216 fishes liberated this morning in Bentong to fulfil sponsor wishes. picture by Cynthia NG Yi Chen
4 weeks ago
Butterlamp offering to Buddha Gyenze at the Gyenze Chapel
4 weeks ago
Pastor David Lai has a lot of Dharma knowledge to share with us, which he receives directly from our precious Guru H. E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche.
4 weeks ago
Offerings to Precious Gyenze Shugden. May we all be blessed by Dorje Shugden always!
4 weeks ago
Gyenze Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
4 weeks ago
Congratulations to all students for completing Taekwondo Module 1 in Kechara Forest Retreat
4 weeks ago
Happy Visitors @ Lama Tsongkhapa in front of Wisdom Hall
4 weeks ago
Happy Visitors @ Kechara Forest Retreat pic credit Dr. Chris Chong
4 weeks ago
Dharma Sharing on Saturday 1. April in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong! Join us! Beginning at 2pm
4 weeks ago
Butterlamp offering to Lama Tsongkhapa in Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Dorje Shugden the powerful World Peace Protector taking full trance in an oracle.
1 month ago
Visitors have the opportunity to pay respect to this holy statue, in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall!
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Lovely visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat, Wisdom Hall
1 month ago
Happy visitor invited Dorje Shugden back home.
1 month ago
Join our Meditate in Nature Programme 2017! Here are the Dates:
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Beautiful morning in Kechara Forest Retreat
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Bigfoot Fleamarket in Bentong on Saturday evenings!
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Jace Chong and happy Mario!
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