Archive for 2015

Felix, Albert & Eric’s Retreat

Sep 4, 2015
Felix, Albert & Eric’s Retreat

Kechara Forest Retreat was conceptualised by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche as the heart of the Kechara organisation. The motivation behind every building erected, flower planted, utility installed etc is to support the spiritual practice for all who walk through our gates. As advised by His Eminence, 3 Kechara Paradise full-time staff requested for leave in order...

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Delicious Mulberries in Malaysia!

Sep 3, 2015
Delicious Mulberries in Malaysia!

Amongst the plethora of flora within Kechara Forest Retreat, the mulberry trees have been especially successful in bearing fruit. Planted along the perimeters of Dukkar Apartments (DA; before and after), there have been several bountiful harvests of mulberries over the past 2 years. There are 11 different cultivars of mulberries, and 3 different species: white...

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Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Khoo Hou Haw

Sep 3, 2015
Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Khoo Hou Haw

In all teams, there is always one humble, quiet and hardworking team member – and in Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR), that’s Khoo. Originally from Johor Bahru, Khoo has been working professionally as a Network Engineer since graduating from university. In early 2012, Khoo was introduced to Kechara when he followed a friend for a weekly...

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Inner Peace Retreat – Walking Meditation

Sep 3, 2015
Inner Peace Retreat – Walking Meditation

Tara Walk is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parts of Kechara Forest Retreat. The Green Team have been patiently nurturing passionfruit to grow above the trellis that stretches the entire path (<300ft). Once completed, Tara Walk will be completely shaded by lush greenery. His Eminence conceptualized Tara Walk in order to benefit those seeking...

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Friendly Bird Visitors & Sponsors!

Sep 2, 2015
Friendly Bird Visitors & Sponsors!

Animal welfare is a cause that is very close to His Eminence’s heart. The Aviary at Kechara Forest Retreat is a sanctuary and home to various birds which have been saved from a life of abuse, neglect and captivity. Most birds would have been certained a life of isolation, had they not been rescued and...

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The Green Continues to Grow!

Sep 2, 2015
The Green Continues to Grow!

Since Phase 1 of Kechara Forest Retreat completed in 2013, the Green Team has been consistently growing different types of flowers, vegetables, grass and trees all around the land. They have been passionately experimenting with the different types of vegetation that are conducive for the land and climate. Nurtured by Pastor Chia, the Herb...

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Tara Blesses The Land

Sep 2, 2015
Tara Blesses The Land

A few weeks ago, His Eminence advised the Kechara Pastors and Puja Team to do 3 Tara Pujas at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). The motivation for the 3 Tara pujas were: 1. To bless Kechara Forest Retreat - the land, the animals and beings living on the land and surrounding lands. Also, to bless...

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Visitors from Seremban Came To Make Offerings

Jul 23, 2015
Visitors from Seremban Came To Make Offerings

Today, a group of people from Seremban came up to visit Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). Led by Pastor Gim Lee, one of our resident Pastors living at Kechara Forest Retreat, the group of 20 made khata offerings to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s throne and pearl offerings to Buddha Shakyamuni. Prior to leaving, they also made...

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Fish Pond Update: 21 July 2015

Jul 22, 2015
Fish Pond Update: 21 July 2015

Since the 1st of June, Board of Director, JP Thong, has been overseeing the construction of the Fish Pond project located alongside Kechara Drive. As animal welfare is a cause that is very close to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s heart, JP handled the project with detailed attention and care. Being on the site daily ensured...

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YAK volunteers at Recovery Aviary

Jul 21, 2015
YAK volunteers at Recovery Aviary

Located just behind The Aviary (a 4,000 sq ft sanctuary for abused and neglected birds), is a newly built 780 sq ft Recovery Aviary. Overseen by Khoo Hau How, the construction of the Recovery Aviary took approximately 2 months to complete. Once the piping, drainage system and electrical works were completed, Kechara’s YAKs (Young...

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Visiting Vietnamese Sangha

Jun 28, 2015
Visiting Vietnamese Sangha

On June 26, 2015, Kechara Forest Retreat welcomed a group of Vietnamese sangha. In Malaysia to attend a course, these seven monks and nuns had heard about Kechara Forest Retreat and wanted to visit our land to get ideas about how to develop their centres. Pastors Yek Yee, Jay Jae and Henry took them...

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Love Birds at Kechara Forest Retreat

Jun 16, 2015
Love Birds at Kechara Forest Retreat

A day before their 7th wedding anniversary, JJ Ding and his wife Kose He decided to adopt a bird from our aviary. Now that’s what we call real Love Birds, showing care to others on such a special day for themselves. If you would like to celebrate your special occasions in the same way...

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Naropa's cave in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat is a must-visit!
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Kechara has opened Bigfoot Universe Sdn Bhd, a second hand store near Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia.
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Manjushri Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat by the Puja Team
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2017 edition of Hari Malaysia Gotong Royong at Kechara Forest Retreat cleaning up Jalan Chamang
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Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
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Kechara House Puja House team and volunteers accomplished today gotong-royong together!!! This is call team spirit!! by Frederick Law
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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
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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
2 weeks ago
"Gimme SNACKS!" Dechog, the greedy Cockatoo retreat.kechara.com/aviary — at Kechara Forest Retreat, by Jace Chong
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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.
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Over 100 candles lighting up at Lord Gyenze Chapel. May the sponsor can fulfil all wishes. FB by Pastor Yek Yee
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
3 weeks ago
Welcoming tour group from Port Dickson to Kechara Forest Retreat!!
3 weeks ago
Many kind volunteers helped all day long to make this sacred day a success.
4 weeks ago
Everyone was fully engaged in the prayers during the Lama Chopa Puja. Ullambana Day 2017, Kechara Forest Retreat
4 weeks 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.
4 weeks ago
Gyabshi Puja, Ullambana Day 2017 in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat.
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Many people had the great opportunity to participate in the Gyabshi Puja, a very powerful puja to clear obstacles such as severe illness, dangerous spirit disturbances, financial or legal issues.
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More pictures from Ullambana Day 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat!
4 weeks ago
Happy Visitors at Manjushri Nagarakshasa in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong
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Ullambana Day in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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Incense offering at the Gyenze Chapel for Ullambana Day!
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Today was Ullambana Day in Kechara Forest Retreat! Many took the opportunity to offered a big incense.
4 weeks ago
So fortunate to have the opportunity to make this lights offering to the beautiful Buddha, Lady Vajrayogini... May clarity come and kindness grow, may Lord Dorje Shugden guide us out of the cyclic existence of sufferings. By Sofi Lim on FB
1 month ago
Beautiful and healthy veggies harvested in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia!
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Dorje Shugden Puja in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat. You can order a Puja through Kechara House or http://www.vajrasecrets.com
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Many visitors today are blessed by Dorje Shugden in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat!
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