About Kechara

Creating Conscious Communities

Consciousness is respect for all paths so we live in harmony together.
Consciousness is valuing all life because we are dependent on each other.
Consciousness is embracing diversity so that we can enrich each other.
Consciousness is helping others because they are more important than ourselves.
Consciousness is upholding universal values for the betterment of society.
Consciousness is awakening our great spiritual potential, to live with passion, joy and purpose.
Consciousness is Kechara, where we live by this philosophy.

Creating Conscious Communities

Kechara is a progressive spiritual organisation that seeks to create a conscious community that comes together in service of others.

Established in 2000, Kechara began in a small shop lot, with a small handful of spiritual practitioners who were motivated solely by the wish to make a difference and bring a new message of peace to their community.

From its humble beginnings as a single retail outlet, Kechara has evolved to meet the varying needs, interests and aptitudes of the modern spiritual seeker, and now includes a dharma center, puja house, soup kitchen, publishing house, comprehensive education programmes, art studio, film production house, online dharma store, and vegetarian restaurants, among many other initiatives.

Kechara’s spiritual community comprises of people from diverse backgrounds, different age groups and different parts of the world.

At Kechara, we know how busy you are and we emphasise practical ways in which you can integrate Buddhist principles into your life to find your own inner strength and peace. Through our programmes, you can truly transform your life, fulfill your potential, and discover for yourself and others a limitless capacity for love, peace and happiness.

Love yourself through others. ~ Tsem Rinpoche

How You Can Help
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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!
6 days ago
Day break at Kechara Forest Retreat! Sunrise meditation during Inner Reflection Retreat, April 2017
1 week ago
Inner Reflection in April 2017 with guests from USA, Singapore, China and UK! Join our upcoming meditation programs!
1 week ago
Visitors in Kechara Forest Retreat, circumambulating the holy Vajra Yogini Stupa. Picture credit Pastor Gimlee
1 week ago
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!
1 month ago
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:
1 month ago
Beautiful morning in Kechara Forest Retreat
1 month ago
Bigfoot Fleamarket in Bentong on Saturday evenings!
1 month ago
Jace Chong and happy Mario!
1 month ago