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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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