Vetiver: How a simple plant can help save a forest

Vetiver: How a simple plant can help save a forest

Jul 23, 2013 | Views: 560

The monsoon season in Malaysia is very unforgiving and the tropical rain is relentless. While the Kechara Forest Retreat is under construction, there have been concerns on the erosive impact...

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Dukkar Apartments are almost ready!

Dukkar Apartments are almost ready!

Jul 14, 2013 | Views: 336

Dukkar Apartments are almost complete! This complex of 32 metal containers, 30 of which are guest rooms and two are storage rooms, is getting its finishing touches this weekend...

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Sneak Peek of Kechara Forest Retreat

Sneak Peek of Kechara Forest Retreat

Jul 13, 2013 | Views: 293

As you know we are building Kechara Forest Retreat in stages. Stage one is nearly complete. I wanted to give you a sneak peek of what is happening at...

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Sponsor A Tree – Save Our Future

Sponsor A Tree – Save Our Future

Jul 5, 2013 | Views: 232

Development is closely related to growth, expansion, progress, advancement and many other definitions with a positive connotation. Development is something we strive for the past centuries so that we...

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Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat

Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat

Jun 20, 2013 | Views: 420

At Kechara, Dharma’s sacred spaces are evolving in modernity. Our locations are moving from the busy city to the peaceful forest. Our architecture, which has already been considered modern...

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Living in Paradise – The Dukkar Apartments

Living in Paradise – The Dukkar Apartments

Jun 7, 2013 | Views: 747

Since April 2012, the Kechara Forest Retreat has been a hub of activity. Initially, two containers were set up as temporary accommodation for Rinpoche and his private staff. These...

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Dato’ Sri Dr Liow Tiong Lai visits Kechara Forest Retreat

Dato’ Sri Dr Liow Tiong Lai visits Kechara Forest Retreat

Jun 7, 2013 | Views: 334

Dato’ Sri Dr Liow Tiong Lai has been a good friend to Kechara Soup Kitchen President, Dato’ Ruby Khong, as they have worked together on various projects helping the...

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Enthroning Manjushri on Manjushri Hill

Enthroning Manjushri on Manjushri Hill

May 31, 2013 | Views: 331

Manjushri, the lord of Wisdom, is celebrated as one of the most venerated of all Bodhisattvas within the Buddhist pantheon. His practice, images, mantras, prayers and meditations make up...

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Birds in Paradise at Kechara Forest Retreat

Birds in Paradise at Kechara Forest Retreat

May 5, 2013 | Views: 503

Nestled among the lush forest of the Kechara Forest Retreat is a 4,000 square feet aviary between Tsem Ladrang and the Meditation Hall. The design of the aviary was...

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Green experience in the forest

Green experience in the forest

Apr 14, 2013 | Views: 312

This is a glimpse of a typical day with the Green Team – Today, the green team had an early start at the Kechara Forest Retreat. It was very...

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Preview of the Forest Ladrang

Preview of the Forest Ladrang

Apr 11, 2013 | Views: 516

A group of enthusiastic Kechara volunteers helped to set up the furniture in the Forest Ladrang. It was very exciting to see everything coming into place finally! Here is...

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Inviting Vajrayogini to the Enchanted Forest

Inviting Vajrayogini to the Enchanted Forest

Mar 27, 2013 | Views: 406

It was a gloriously auspicious day when His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche's personal 8ft Vajrayogini statue was invited to His Eminence's new abode called the Enchanted Forest, in the Kechara...

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Visitors at Gyenze Chapel, located at the entrance to Kechara Forest Retreat. Did you know that the Gyenze Chapel is open to the public 24/7?
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Lama Chopa puja in Puja House, Bentong. Through the Lama Chopa puja are making a request to all the lineage Gurus for blessings, protection and increased merits for our loved one, ourselves and friends quickly. - picture courtesy from Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Dorje Shugden Kangsol Puja performed by the Puja Team in Wisdom Hall at Pilgrimage Day, Kechara Forest Retreat. - photo courtesy Cynthia Ng Yi Chen, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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During the Preparations for the Pilgrimage Day in July in Kechara Forest Retreat
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Many visitors at the Gyenze Chapel, located at the entrance to Kechara Forest Retreat. Gyenze is the powerful increase emanation of Dorje Shugden.
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Pastor Yek Yes together with her friend from schooldays Tang Li Fang and her son Grayson at the Bigfoot store in Bentong. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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This is Bentong, Malaysia. Many prayers answered at Kechara. ~H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
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This is Bentong, Malaysia. Many prayers answered at Kechara. ~H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
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Pilgrimage day today in Kechara Forest Retreat ! A precious opportunity to be blessed by the Buddhas.
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Kechara House Puja Team is scheduled to perform many pujas today at Wisdom Hall. Medicine Buddha (or Menlha) Puja is one of the most popular pujas requested by sponsors for the Medicine Buddhas' healing energies, blessings and protections. Enquiries: Kechara House Front Desk 603 78033908 or 6012 9873908 tsemrinpoche.com dorjeshugden.org retreat.kechara.com vajrasecrets.com Picture credit Pastor Tat Ming Lim
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Powerful healing powers are granted by Buddha Loma Gyonma. Many candles were offered and mantra recited to Loma Gyonma on our first Pilgrimage Day. Picture credit Lew Kwan Leng, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Circumambulating Mother Tara at the entrance to Tara Walk on Pilgrimage Day, 23.June 2018, Kechara Forest Retreat. Picture credit Lew Kwan Leng, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Pastor David sharing before our very first pilgrimage day in Kechara Forest Retreat, photo credit Lew Kwan Leng, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Medicine Buddha puja at Dukkar Apartment in Kechara Forest Retreat. Picture courtesy by Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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At the entrance to Bigfoot Universe in Jalan Ah Peng in Bentong is Dorje Shugden and Bigfoot.
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Visit Bigfoot in Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia.
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Receive manyfold blessings from powerful Protector Dorje Shugden. Visit Bigfoot Universe at Jalan Ah Peng in Bentong.
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Have you seen Malaysia‘s largest Bigfoot in Bentong? Visit Bigfoot Universe at Jalan Ah Peng.
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May all be blessed by Dorje Shugden, the king Dharma Protectors. Pay a visit to Dorje Shugden in Bentong, at Bigfoot Universe Jalan Ah Peng.
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Deepest homage to the Maha Bodhisattva Manjushri, the supreme being whose presence eradicates the conceptual need to self-satisfy but there is no satisfaction. ~ H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
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Do you know where you can find this Bigfoot in Bentong? This boy has met both, Bigfoot and Dorje Shugden!
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On this auspicious Wesak Day the merits collected by virtuous deeds are multiplied 100,000 times. Visit Kechara Forest Retreat and receive manyfold blessings. Picture courtesy Louise Lee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Visit Kechara Forest Retreat on this holy Wesak day. Picture courtesy Louise Lee shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Visit Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Pahang and be blessed in many ways. Open daily from 10am till 5pm. Shared by P. Antoinette
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Recently we had a bird liberation on Medicine Buddha Hill. The practice of animal liberation benefits not only the animals, but also those who contribute towards this meritorious activity, offering the benefits of healing, longevity and purification of negative actions. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Visit Kechara Paradise in Bentong for your Dharma items! They have a great choice! shared by Pastor Antoinette
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