Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Pastor Gim Lee

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For some people, the attraction towards Buddhism starts at a very young age. They are naturally inclined towards anything spiritual, such as the sounds of Buddhist chants, the maroon-coloured robes of a monk, or even feeling a sense of happiness whilst on temple grounds.

One such person is Pastor Gim Lee, resident Pastor of Kechara Forest Retreat. Being part of the Buddhist Society whilst pursuing her undergraduate degree at university, life brought Pastor Gim Lee climbing up the corporate ladder before stumbling upon spirituality again in her mid-40s.

After 15 years of working in the automotive industry as a Product and Logistics Manager for Volvo, Pastor Gim Lee decided at the end of 2009 that it was time to devote herself whole-heartedly on the spiritual path.

Serving first as a puja education coordinator in Kechara House back in 2006, Pastor Gim Lee relocated to Kechara Forest Retreat in 2013 after Wisdom Hall completed construction. She currently oversees operations in Wisdom Hall, the 11,000 sq. ft. meditation and teaching hall.

Being bilingual (Chinese and English), and knowledgeable in the Buddha Dharma, Pastor Gim Lee is frequently seen sharing the Dharma with others. She’s always available to answer questions, both offline and online, moderating weekly Dharma discussions on H.E. Tsem Rinpoche‘s blog chat.

Kechara Forest Retreat is proud to have Pastor Gim Lee, who is knowledgeable and patient, as part of the team!

 

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