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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 in Kechara Forest Retreat…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Introducing Children to Dharma

Saturday, 22/4/2017 - 2:57pm

One of the best gifts that we can give to our children is the gift of Dharma. By introducing children [...]

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Oracles and Mediums in Trance

Sunday, 26/3/2017 - 4:07pm

Seeking advice and guidance from mediums in trance is a common practice, especially among the Chinese in Malaysia. Most of [...]

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Remembering the Kindness of the Deceased

Thursday, 2/3/2017 - 5:25pm

In conjunction with Qing Ming (or Tomb Sweeping Day), Pastor Niral Patel shares how we can help our dearly departed [...]

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The Secret of a Good Relationship

Wednesday, 18/1/2017 - 1:44pm

In conjunction with Valentine’s Day, Pastor David Lai will share how practicing a little bit of spirituality can strengthen your [...]

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Yangdup 2017: The Grand Wealth Puja

Wednesday, 18/1/2017 - 1:32am

Mark this date! This Chap Goh Meh on Saturday, 11 February 2017, join us for the annual Yangdup prayer, a [...]

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Grand Dorje Shugden Puja 2017

Monday, 16/1/2017 - 5:55am

Usher in Prosperity, Luck and Happiness the Tibetan Way! This Chinese New Year of the Red Fire Rooster, make merits [...]

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Reunion Dinner Dharma

Friday, 6/1/2017 - 4:33pm

Chinese New Year is one of the most anticipated festivals and many prepare for the celebration months in advance. More [...]

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Lama Tsongkhapa Day 2016

Thursday, 8/12/2016 - 1:03pm

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

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“Discover Your Power” for Kids at Kechara Forest Retreat

Friday, 2/12/2016 - 3:39am

The W.O.A.H. Camp is back! Kechara’s Sunday Dharma School (KSDS) is organising the second W.O.A.H. Camp on 17 and 18 [...]

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Floral Design Classes for Beginners

Thursday, 1/12/2016 - 1:46am

Join Helena of Blooms for fun-filled flower arrangement classes designed for the creative at heart. You’ll learn lifelong skills for [...]

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A Special Thanksgiving Event at Kechara Forest Retreat

Friday, 21/10/2016 - 4:10pm

Saturday, October 15, 2016 was a special day at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat. It was the day when sponsors [...]

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Special Thanksgiving Prayer for Lamps For Life Sponsors

Tuesday, 11/10/2016 - 2:28am

Join us this Saturday, 15th October 2016 at Kechara Forest Retreat for a special Lama Chopa Puja and Recitation of [...]

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Retreat into the Jungle and Journey of Self Discovery

Monday, 3/10/2016 - 2:34am

Our Inner Peace Retreat for the month of August saw a mixed group of participants including six Buddhists, one Hindu [...]

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Cleaning Up Bentong for Malaysia Day

Sunday, 18/9/2016 - 11:56pm

In conjunction with Malaysia Day 2016, Kechara and Tsem Rinpoche Foundation in collaboration with various government departments and private companies [...]

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Coming Soon! Gotong Royong Hari Malaysia 2016

Monday, 29/8/2016 - 12:31am

Come September 16, Kechara Forest Retreat together with the Bentong City Council (Majlis Perbandaran Bentong) and the Tsem Rinpoche Foundation [...]

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1st Laughter Yoga in Kechara Forest Retreat!

Saturday, 27/8/2016 - 3:32pm

Good news! Laughter Yoga is now available at Kechara Forest Retreat! We are honoured to have Karen Sze Tho, a [...]

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Dorje Shugden Procession in Bentong Town

Tuesday, 9/8/2016 - 7:21pm

9 August 2016 was another major milestone for Kechara as we had the privilege to participate in Bentong’s annual Hungry [...]

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2D1N Photography + Meditation Programme in September 2016!

Tuesday, 2/8/2016 - 12:50pm

The Photography + Meditation Programme is back! Whether you love photography or are a nature lover, this programme is one [...]

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Fresh and Healthy Home Grown Vegetables

Thursday, 5/5/2016 - 2:27pm

Back in December 2015, Kechara Forest Retreat started planting healthy vegetables using the hydroponic technique. Through Pastor Moh Mei’s hard [...]

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Monthly Dorje Shugden Puja

Saturday, 23/4/2016 - 1:05am

Join us in Kechara Forest Retreat every third Saturday of the month for Buddhist talks and a short Dorje Shugden [...]

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2D1N Photography Meditation Programme is Back!

Thursday, 14/4/2016 - 8:54pm

The Photography + Meditation Programme is back! Whether you love photography or are a nature lover, this programme is one [...]

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April Pre-loved Sales in KFR

Sunday, 10/4/2016 - 5:06pm

Kechara Forest Retreat had its monthly open day last weekend on 9 April (Saturday) together with the most anticipated pre-loved [...]

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Meditation Under The Stars

Saturday, 26/3/2016 - 1:31am

What could be better than meditating and listening to Dharma* under the stars? Not much! Kechara cordially invites all members [...]

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Preloved Sales in Kechara Forest Retreat

Thursday, 3/3/2016 - 10:25pm

on 20 February 2016, Kechara Forest Retreat had its second open house in conjunction with the Lunar New Year. There [...]

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The Farmer Wannabe – Part 1

Wednesday, 2/3/2016 - 1:12am

So here I am at Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) trying to be a farmer. It didn’t exactly start with the [...]

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Kechara Forest Retreat Chinese New Year Open Day

Sunday, 28/2/2016 - 12:14pm

Happy Chinese New Year 2016! For the Chinese New Year Open House, Kechara Forest Retreat were fortunate to have YB [...]

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Offering Gold to Buddha Vajrayogini

Monday, 1/2/2016 - 7:04pm

Vajrayogini is a female Buddha and she is also one of the most sacred and profound of practices within H.E. [...]

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A New Year with Many Wonderful New Beginnings!

Wednesday, 20/1/2016 - 12:07pm

As we usher in the New Year and not forgetting Chinese New Year, many came to get their ‘new year’ [...]

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Hydroponics in Kechara Forest Retreat

Thursday, 7/1/2016 - 6:41pm

Soon in KFR, we will be planting more healthy vegetables! We chose the NFT and drip irrigation methods of hydroponics [...]

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Christmas Lama Tsongkhapa Retreat

Thursday, 31/12/2015 - 7:48pm

On this Christmas day, while many spend time with their love ones, some spent it in a retreat. A group [...]

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W.O.A.H Camp by Kechara Sunday Dharma School

Wednesday, 30/12/2015 - 12:30pm

W.O.A.H Camp is the first ever children’s holiday camp (ages 8 to12) organised by Kechara Sunday Dharma School (KSDS). It [...]

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Black Manjushri Retreat for the KFR Team

Saturday, 5/12/2015 - 9:43pm

19 of us began our retreat on 1 December 2015 and finished on 3 December 2015 with a total mantra [...]

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Retreat in ‘Gyenze Cave’ and Dukkar Apartments

Monday, 30/11/2015 - 3:16am

H.E the 25th Rinpoche mentioned to us before that it will be very good for Kechara House members and Kechara [...]

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W.O.A.H. Children Year End Camp

Saturday, 28/11/2015 - 2:09pm

Unlock the W.O.A.H. factor in your child and enjoy Early Bird discounts NOW! Kechara’s Sunday Dharma School will be organising [...]

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RM2 Feeds A Hungry Bird

Monday, 23/11/2015 - 5:34pm

Hunger is one of the greatest physical pains that is shockingly common in this day and age. This campaign aims [...]

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Meditation + Photography Retreat: A Great Success!

Monday, 23/11/2015 - 3:01pm

Meditation + Photography Program is a two days one night program in Kechara Forest Retreat where the participants experience photo [...]

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Dorje Shugden Open Day November 2015

Monday, 16/11/2015 - 9:43pm

Two days just before our monthly Open House, it rained heavily around the Bentong area causing a landslide on the [...]

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2D1N Meditation + Photography Retreat

Saturday, 31/10/2015 - 1:17am

Calling all photographers and nature lovers! Kechara is organising a 2D1N photography and meditation retreat in the stunning environs of [...]

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Black Manjushri and An Overview of the Mind

Friday, 30/10/2015 - 4:47pm

You are cordially invited to Kechara Forest Retreat’s first Dharma talk: Black Manjushri and An Overview of the Mind by [...]

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The Importance of Death in Life

Thursday, 29/10/2015 - 9:10pm

Is there a definite boundary between life and death? Is death the end of a human life? What role does [...]

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2015 Halloween Night in the Forest

Sunday, 18/10/2015 - 6:00pm

The end of October marks the ghoulish season of Halloween, with spider webs hung from corner to corner and streets [...]

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