Our Goals

23 June 2009 - 11:00am Comments Off

With a growing number of visitors to Kechara House, the Education Division, was established to reach out to a range of spiritual seekers looking for answers to their questions.

Vision

The Education Committee was formed with a two-fold vision: to support the growth of Buddhism in Malaysia in general, and the spread the doctrine of Lama Je Tsongkhapa and H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s teachings in particular.


Objectives

Lama Tsongkhapa’s lineage emphasizes attainments through the practice and understanding of the Dharma, as achieved through learning, debate, discussion and meditation. The Kechara Education Divison wishes to:

  • Create a Dharma-literate community within and outside our organisation
  • Organise and conduct dharma classes or programs
  • Encourage practitioners to become Pastors / Dharma teachers


History

Established in 2007, the Education Division conduct classes in Chinese and English. The classes cater to all levels of participants. Anyone interested in acquiring Dharma knowledge, learning and practice regardless of their background, is welcome to join at any time.


Classes

Kechara Adults Dharma Class (KSDC) – English & Chinese

These classes cover teachings from basic to advanced Tibetan Buddhism as taught within the Gelug lineage and propagated by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, from Lamrim texts such as Liberation in the Palm of your Hand by Lama Je Pabongka, Shantideva’s Bodhisattvacaryavatara, 50 Verses of Guru Devotion, Wheel of Sharp Weapons, Eight Verses of Mind Transformation, etc.

For more information about Adult’s Dharma classes, click here for English and here for Chinese


Kechara Sunday Dharma School (KSDS) – Ages 2-16

The objective of these classes is to guide children and teenagers to live by wholesome Buddhist values in daily life, nurturing them into successful and loving individuals capable of embracing all that life has to offer. Taught through classroom and co-curricular activities, the classes provide a well-rounded education ensuring the healthy development of emotional intelligence.

Click here for more information about Kechara Sunday Dharma School classes.


Organisational Structure

For more information about the Education Division and their classes, please contact us at care@kechara.com or call +603 7803 3908.

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