Archive for 2016

Lama Tsongkhapa Day 2016

Dec 8, 2016
Lama Tsongkhapa Day 2016

This coming Lama Tsongkhapa Day on 23 December 2016 (Friday), join us for an evening of auspicious prayer and fellowship in Kechara Forest Retreat...

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Floral Design Classes for Beginners

Dec 1, 2016
Floral Design Classes for Beginners

Join Helena of Blooms for fun-filled flower arrangement classes designed for the creative at heart. You'll learn lifelong skills for future endeavours and have fun on a lazy Sunday afternoon...

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A Special Thanksgiving Event at Kechara Forest Retreat

Oct 21, 2016
A Special Thanksgiving Event at Kechara Forest Retreat

Saturday, October 15, 2016 was a special day at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat. It was the day when sponsors of the highly beneficial "LAMPS FOR LIFE" programme sealed their merits from having succesfully made 1 million light offerings to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Buddhas at KFR’s prayer hall...

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Special Thanksgiving Prayer for Lamps For Life Sponsors

Oct 11, 2016
Special Thanksgiving Prayer for Lamps For Life Sponsors

Join us this Saturday, 15th October 2016 at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat for a special Lama Chopa Puja and Recitation of the King of Prayers. This prayer session is dedicated to the LAMPS FOR LIFE sponsors who have partaken in daily light offerings to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Buddhas at Wisdom Hall...

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Retreat into the Jungle and Journey of Self Discovery

Oct 3, 2016
Retreat into the Jungle and Journey of Self Discovery

Our Inner Peace Retreat for the month of August saw a mixed group of participants including six Buddhists, one Hindu and one Sikh participant. A family of four spent their weekend with us in Kechara Forest Retreat meditating during their daughter’s semester break...

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Gotong Royong for Malaysia Day 2016

Oct 1, 2016
Gotong Royong for Malaysia Day 2016

In celebration of Malaysia Day, Kechara and Tsem Rinpoche Foundation in collaboration with Majlis Perbandaran Bentong (Bentong Municipal Council) organized the annual Gotong Royong for the second year running...

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Coming Soon! Gotong Royong Hari Malaysia 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Coming Soon! Gotong Royong Hari Malaysia 2016

Come September 16, Kechara Forest Retreat together with the Bentong City Council (Majlis Perbandaran Bentong) and the Tsem Rinpoche Foundation will be celebrating Hari Malaysia 2016 with a good old-fashioned gotong royong. This Hari Malaysia, we plan to clean up and beautify Jalan Chamang, Bentong to show our gratitude to Mother Nature. The cleaning route will start...

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1st Laughter Yoga in Kechara Forest Retreat!

Aug 27, 2016
1st Laughter Yoga in Kechara Forest Retreat!

Good news! Laughter Yoga is now available at Kechara Forest Retreat! We are honoured to have Karen Sze Tho, a certified laughter yoga teacher for 7 years and senior Laughter Yoga instructor, with us to conduct the first ever Laughter Yoga in Kechara. Laughter Yoga is for everyone as age or size is not...

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Dorje Shugden Procession in Bentong Town

Aug 9, 2016
Dorje Shugden Procession in Bentong Town

9 August 2016 was another major milestone for Kechara as we had the privilege to participate in Bentong's annual Hungry Ghost Festival Procession under the invitation of Bentong Chai Shen Temple (Wealth God Temple)...

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2D1N Photography + Meditation Programme will be held in September!

Aug 2, 2016
2D1N Photography + Meditation Programme will be held in September!

The Photography + Meditation Programme is back! Whether you love photography or are a nature lover, this programme is one of the best retreats into the greens that you could have. Kechara’s 2D1N photography and meditation retreat is held in the stunning environs of Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, for you to discover the world...

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Fresh and Healthy Home Grown Vegetables

May 6, 2016
Fresh and Healthy Home Grown Vegetables

Back in December 2015, Kechara Forest Retreat started planting healthy vegetables using the hydroponic technique. Valuable research was done in order to ensure the best quality of vegetables are produced, led by Pastor Moh Mei. Through Pastor Moh Mei’s hard work and dedication, the vegetables are a success!! Li Kheng of the Green Team...

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2D1N Photography Meditation Programme is Back!

Apr 14, 2016
2D1N Photography Meditation Programme is Back!

Photography Meditation Programme is back! Whether you love photography or a nature lovers, the programme is perfect retreat into the green one might have...

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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.
3 weeks ago
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.
1 month ago
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
2 months ago
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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