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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Boy, the cockatoo who loves toys. This is the playground we hang toys for him to play and bite, to keep him busy and happy. Parrots are in intelligent animals. Boy likes to try everything out and we make it fun for him in our aviary. retreat.kechara.com/aviary (Jace Chong) shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Klang visitors in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat and making a connection with Buddha and Protector Dorje Shugden, January 2018.
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Thank you Klang visitors, for coming to visit Kechara Forest Retreat and make a connection with Dorje Shugden, January 2018. Picture while getting ready to pay homage to H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche's throne.
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Paying hommage to Loma Gyoma in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. "As the emanation of Tara, Loma Gyonma is regarded as Lhamo Rithrodma, the 20th Tara as mentioned in the “Praise to the Twenty One Taras”. The praise to Lhamo Rithrodma states that her right eye emits blazing rays of light that burns away all the lords of diseases and epidemics." P. Antoinette - From the article Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR! http://bit.ly/2FJyp0g
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Holy site light offering in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia.
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Kechara Forest Retreat’s Meditation program featured in China Press.
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Dukkar Puja in Wisdom Hall, to purify the karma for being wrongly accused such as in arguments or legal cases and protects those who travel frequently. Find out more here: http://www.kechara.com/kechara-house/pujas/dukkar-puja/ and here: https://www.vajrasecrets.com/dukkar-chakra
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Lama Tsongkhapa Retreat in Wisdom Hall, December 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat
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Holy site light offering at Tsongkhapa Day 2017 in Kechara Forest Retreat! ❤️❤️❤️
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Animal Liberation on Medicine Buddha Hill, led by Pastor Han Nee, assisted by CK Siah on Lama Tsongkhapa day. By practicing Animal Liberation, you gain the benefits of Healing, Long Life and Purification of Negative Actions.
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Recently, on Lama Tsongkhapa day, many too the opportunity to offer light to the Buddhas in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong.
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After weeks of cleaning and repainting, the Recovery Aviary finally decorated like a Christmas party welcoming the birds back home! from Jace Chong
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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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