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Stay Home Stay Spiritual: New Schedule!

Monday, 18/5/2020 - 1:46am

Stay Home Stay Spiritual is a series of online programmes streamed live and direct to you on Facebook so you [...]

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The ALL-NEW Kechara Membership

Saturday, 9/5/2020 - 10:06am

Active membership has its rewards. Become a Kecharian today to enjoy great benefits including a free birthday puja, free car [...]

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#StayHome Wesak 2020

Friday, 17/4/2020 - 1:58pm

We’re bringing the temple to you this Wesak! Tune in on FB for an online-only #StayHome Wesak Celebration, live-streamed from [...]

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Qing Ming 2020

Wednesday, 25/3/2020 - 8:51pm

Join us on livestream to observe Qing Ming with a Special Remembrance Puja and Qing Ming offerings and send great [...]

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Suspension of activities in Kechara House

Wednesday, 18/3/2020 - 6:39pm

In line with the announcement by our Government on March 16, 2020, Kechara House and Kechara Forest Retreat will be [...]

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Special Land Blessing

Friday, 13/3/2020 - 6:19pm

This powerful ritual pleases the earth deities and nagas, and brings many benefits including good health, recovery from illnesses, abundant [...]

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Shize Peaceful Fire Puja

Tuesday, 3/3/2020 - 3:02am

Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at [...]

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Dorje Shugden Retreat

Saturday, 22/2/2020 - 2:46am

A guided 3D2N mantra retreat to clear your obstacles & fulfil your wishes. Suitable for all who are new to [...]

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Chinese New Year Eve Prayers

Sunday, 5/1/2020 - 5:38pm

Celebrate new beginnings with a new lunar year and the start of a new 12-year zodiac cycle when Chinese New [...]

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Walking the Diamond Path Ritual Course

Tuesday, 17/12/2019 - 8:16pm

A 2D1N commentary on how to invoke two forms of the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri to remove your outer obstacles and [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen November 2019 stories

Thursday, 12/12/2019 - 4:40pm

It is especially sad when we outlive family and friends or even the ties to those who once were close [...]

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Tsongkhapa Day 2019

Tuesday, 3/12/2019 - 9:12pm

Celebrate the 600th anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana this 21st December 2019 with a day of auspicious prayer and fellowship [...]

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Kids Camp 2019

Thursday, 28/11/2019 - 12:54am

This coming December 8th, 9th & 10th, we’re opening the gates of Kechara’s Enchanted Forest Camping Hills for the very [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen October 2019 stories

Saturday, 23/11/2019 - 10:17am

On the 1st of October, 2019, KSK facilitated a health outreach programme in the wake of more reports of Tuberculosis [...]

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Buddhist Fundamentals

Thursday, 7/11/2019 - 3:18am

Buddhist Fundamentals is an easy 4-week course that will introduce you to fundamental Buddhist principles, meditation, prayer and practices, to [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen September 2019 stories

Wednesday, 23/10/2019 - 10:20am

The first three weeks of September was a bit of a worry for team KSK in terms of street distribution and [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen August 2019 stories

Monday, 23/9/2019 - 10:19am

Everyday, we extend food surplus to verified needy families directly to their homes.

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Special Naga Puja

Friday, 30/8/2019 - 7:17pm

The Special Naga Puja for Healing, Wellbeing and Peace is a combination of four naga-related pujas – Naga Torma Ritual, [...]

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Dorje Shugden Day

Thursday, 22/8/2019 - 1:15am

Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen July 2019 stories

Friday, 2/8/2019 - 1:12pm

Friday is the day for our single mothers to join in our Skill Empowerment Class. Whilst the mothers were either [...]

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16 Arhats Puja & 3,000 Candle Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, 1/8/2019 - 5:58am

Celebrate Chokhor Duchen on Sunday 4th August from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm for an auspicious 16 Arhats Puja performed [...]

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Special Exam Puja & Blessings

Wednesday, 31/7/2019 - 6:05am

Give your child the extra advantage in the upcoming exams! Join Kechara’s puja team & the monks of Gaden Monastery [...]

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Ullambana Festival

Monday, 15/7/2019 - 10:20pm

The Buddhist Ullambana Festival is one of the best times to honour your ancestors & dearly departed, send protection & [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen May and June 2019 stories

Sunday, 30/6/2019 - 12:51am

Yesterday marked the 28th consecutive night out for food rescue! We are on the verge of saving 10 tonnes of [...]

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Inner Peace Retreat

Friday, 28/6/2019 - 7:59pm

The Inner Peace Retreat is a meditation and wellness programme packed with insights into how to live well by reducing [...]

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Spiritual Saturday

Thursday, 27/6/2019 - 7:28pm

Saturdays at Kechara Forest Retreat are full of fun and meaning. In May 2019, look forward to self-healing massage & [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen March and April 2019 stories

Friday, 10/5/2019 - 12:45am

It is always heartwarming to receive assistance from government departments.

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Wesak Day

Monday, 29/4/2019 - 8:12pm

Celebrated by Buddhists everywhere, Wesak Day commemorates the three most significant events in the life of Buddha Shakyamuni – the [...]

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Qing Ming 2019: A Time to Remember

Monday, 11/3/2019 - 7:39pm

This Qing Ming, express your love for your dearly departed by helping them to gain better future lives through proven [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Jan and Feb 2019 stories

Tuesday, 5/3/2019 - 3:03am

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance.

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Celebrate 15 Days of Chinese New Year at Kechara

Tuesday, 22/1/2019 - 11:01am

Usher in the Year of the Boar with special Chinese New Year Eve pujas at Kechara House in Petaling Jaya [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Nov and Dec stories

Monday, 14/1/2019 - 11:40pm

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance.

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New Year, Fresh Start: Blessed Pujas in Jan 2019

Thursday, 3/1/2019 - 8:24am

Join us throughout the month of January for more traditional rituals giving you powerful purification, healing, wish-fulfilment, and the blessings [...]

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Have an Awesome Year of the Boar!

Saturday, 15/12/2018 - 1:53am

Fill the Year of the Boar with abundance, good fortune, prosperity and auspiciousness by generating tremendous amounts of merits when [...]

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Powerhouse Pujas in December 2018. Don’t Miss Out!

Wednesday, 12/12/2018 - 7:28pm

To end the year on a high note and kick off the new year with a bang, we’ll be hosting [...]

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Sending food of love to many

Sunday, 16/9/2018 - 10:24pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) is sending food, books and toy items to many poor families and the needy in the [...]

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Ullambana 2018: Respect for ancestors. Compassion for everyone

Wednesday, 4/7/2018 - 5:56am

This year, we will be holding double Ullambana celebrations with meritorious programmes lined up at Kechara House in Petaling Jaya [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen May and June stories

Wednesday, 6/6/2018 - 9:11pm

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance, as well as a lady who suffers from schizophrenia [...]

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Come celebrate Wesak Day with us!

Saturday, 26/5/2018 - 2:10am

Kechara will be celebrating Wesak Day on 29 May 2018 in Kechara House, and you and your loved ones are [...]

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Wesak Day Special Promotion at Kechara Paradise

Wednesday, 2/5/2018 - 4:11am

Wesak Day is synonymous with the birth, enlightenment and passing away into Nirvana of the Lord Buddha. As we come [...]

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Calm In Chaos: A Personal Perspective to Managing Conflict

Wednesday, 25/4/2018 - 12:20am

With everyone going through some form of conflict in their life, Calm in Chaos will allow readers, from all walks [...]

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Unleashing Buddhanature

Wednesday, 25/4/2018 - 12:15am

Felt upset at being blamed for something underserving? Lost everything and found no clear path ahead? This book is a [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Updates: January to March 2018

Friday, 6/4/2018 - 10:14pm

Our Johor team worked with the Blind Association of Johor to help Amira. Amira turned blind quite recently and her [...]

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The 4th Edition of ‘The Promise’, the Pictorial Biography of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche Is Out!

Thursday, 1/2/2018 - 7:24pm

The 4th Edition of The Promise provides details of a number of Rinpoche’s holy past incarnations that have been confirmed [...]

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Light Offering to Buddha Manjushri Nagaraksha

Thursday, 25/1/2018 - 7:25pm

In Kechara Forest Retreat, we are truly blessed to be able to make daily offerings to the Buddhas. Due to [...]

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How to Have a Happy New Year of the Dog

Thursday, 18/1/2018 - 10:32am

Invite more ONG and HUAT into the Year of the Dog by generating tremendous merits! Make abundant offerings to the [...]

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Welcome the Year of the Dog with A Sumptuous Vegetarian Banquet

Wednesday, 17/1/2018 - 9:01pm

Welcome the Year of the Dog auspiciously with a sumptuous vegetarian banquet, and dedicate the merits of the lives saved [...]

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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

Tuesday, 2/1/2018 - 10:09pm

It is believed that laughing yoga provides psychological benefits with laughing, which is often done in groups with jokes. Forcing [...]

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Dorje Shugden Retreat

Sunday, 17/12/2017 - 8:25pm

May Ong, a student of His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche is currently engaging in a Dorje Shugden Retreat in [...]

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Gratitude of sewing project moms

Sunday, 17/12/2017 - 4:44pm

These ladies are wonderful. They have so little but they still wish to donate a small portion of their earnings [...]

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A Wish-Fulfilling Family Retreat!

Thursday, 7/12/2017 - 11:29pm

Recently, a beautiful spiritual family, Roland, Lin and Nicholas Lee did their Dorje Shugden retreat in Dukkar Apartments, Kechara Forest [...]

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Activity Update: 27 Nov – 3 Dec 2017

Sunday, 3/12/2017 - 11:37pm

RM5,271 has been raised so far for the needy family reported last week. A total of RM12,250 is needed to [...]

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Activity Update: 20 – 26 Nov 2017

Sunday, 26/11/2017 - 11:37pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen was among the NGOs invited to participate in “The Uncommon Good” NPO fair held on Friday and [...]

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2017 Tsongkhapa Day

Tuesday, 21/11/2017 - 5:36pm

This coming Lama Tsongkhapa Day on 12 December 2017 (Tuesday), join us for a day of auspicious prayer and fellowship [...]

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The First Time in Retreat!

Friday, 10/11/2017 - 12:48am

Shakila Rajendra recently completed a short Dorje Shugden retreat in Dukkar Apartments because she felt that she needed some time [...]

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Tibetan class at Kechara Forest Retreat

Monday, 6/11/2017 - 9:41pm

How fun it is to be able to learn in the ambience of Dukkar Apartments, Kechara Forest Retreat! Kechara Buddhist [...]

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Offer Lights at Kechara Forest Retreat’s Holy Sites

Monday, 6/11/2017 - 6:43pm

There are countless benefits of light offering, including it can dispels the darkness and grants powerful blessing on many aspect [...]

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Tsongkhapa Retreat in Dukkar Apartments

Monday, 23/10/2017 - 2:58am

The operations team of Kechara Forest Retreat are extremely fortunate to have the merits to be able to a Tsongkhapa [...]

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Right Thought Comes With Right Learning

Friday, 29/9/2017 - 10:31pm

Inspired by Rinpoche’s vision to create an international centre of spiritual learning, we are happy to announce our new educational [...]

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Tibetan Language Fundamentals

Friday, 29/9/2017 - 10:30pm

The ‘Tibetan Language Fundamentals’ course, which is part of our series of short study courses, runs from 27 October 2017 [...]

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How I Became Homeless: Three Men’s Stories

Friday, 25/8/2017 - 3:31pm

Mohd Anuar, a 40-year-old divorcee was cheated of his salary last November by a security company which he was working [...]

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Loads of Love for Urban Poor Families

Sunday, 20/8/2017 - 6:21pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen is collaborating with Zubedy Ideahouse to raise funds for the urban poor under the “Grocery Something Nice” [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Helps in the Poverty Research Project

Tuesday, 15/8/2017 - 6:26pm

A group of 18 university students from Southeast Asia visited Kechara Soup Kitchen today. They are in Malaysia to do [...]

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Blanket of Love Project for Single Mothers

Wednesday, 9/8/2017 - 5:26pm

The single mother clients in Kechara Soup Kitchen have a sewing project where they work from home. KSK provides a [...]

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Ullambana: The Original Hungry Ghost Festival

Thursday, 13/7/2017 - 5:07pm

The Hungry Ghost Festival gets its origins from the Ullambana Festival, named after the Buddhist sutra of the same name. [...]

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Multiple Services Provided: From Medical to Food

Sunday, 2/7/2017 - 2:10pm

Much appreciation to Hotel Amari in Johor Bahru for sponsoring the food for our street feeding activity for the whole month [...]

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Latest Update on Madam Mah and Wong’s Case

Saturday, 1/7/2017 - 1:28pm

For the past few days, we went looking for Madam Mah and Wong to understand their predicament and to give [...]

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Celebrating Hari Raya with the Spirit of Togetherness and Muhibbah

Friday, 30/6/2017 - 6:39pm

Perak team were on the move during Raya week in Taiping and Ipoh. With the help of volunteers, we delivered [...]

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Helping Very Sick Ah Ling

Thursday, 15/6/2017 - 6:39pm

During a Saturday night distribution round, we were alerted that one of our long time clients, Ah Ling, was very [...]

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1000 Drugchuma + Ruel Recharge Puja

Saturday, 3/6/2017 - 5:19am

Kechara Forest Retreat is hosting a special three-day 1000 Drugchuma puja dedicated to the good health and long life of [...]

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Ruel Recharge Puja

Friday, 12/5/2017 - 11:44pm

On Saturday 20 May 2017, Kechara Forest Retreat welcomes you to the inaugural Tibetan Ruel Recharge Puja. This powerful ritual [...]

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Vajrayogini Ruchok 2017

Friday, 12/5/2017 - 1:51pm

Kechara is pleased to announce that a rare Ruchok ritual based on the Vajrayogini Tantra will be held at Kechara [...]

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Mother’s Day Gift

Thursday, 11/5/2017 - 5:50pm

Surprise your mum this Mother’s Day with our exclusive Buddha bouquet. Give your mum blessings that she can take with [...]

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Appease Local Deities and Naga the Buddhist Way

Tuesday, 9/5/2017 - 11:46pm

The diverse races and cultures in multicultural Malaysia result in many different practices to invoke, propitiate and appease our unseen [...]

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#DoMore and Multiply Your Merits This Wesak Day

Saturday, 22/4/2017 - 10:03pm

This May 10th, Kechara Forest Retreat opens its doors to the public for Wesak Day. Celebrated by Buddhists everywhere, Wesak [...]

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