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Inner Peace Retreat at Kechara

Saturday, 8/11/2014 - 6:43pm

Kechara will be organising a 2 days 1 nights meditation retreat from 15 to 16 November 2014 at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Pahang.

Kechara celebrates H.E.Tsem Rinpoche 49th birthday

Wednesday, 5/11/2014 - 3:29pm

On October 24, hundreds of students and friends from Hong Kong, Singapore, Johor, Penang, Kuantan and Klang Valley celebrated His [...]

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Invitation to Lama Tsongkhapa Day at Kechara House

Wednesday, 5/11/2014 - 3:28pm

Kechara will be celebrating Tsongkhapa Day on Tuesday 16 December at Kechara House, SunwayMas Commercial Centre, Petaling Jaya and you [...]

Lama Tsongkhapa Sadhana Practice at Kechara

Wednesday, 5/11/2014 - 2:16pm

Feeling bored with your daily life style? Looking for ways to relief your tired mind? Come and join our 3 [...]

Join Us As We Celebrate H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s 49th Birthday

Monday, 20/10/2014 - 3:37pm

October 24 marks the birthday of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche – Tibetan Lama, Teacher, Lineage Holder and the Founder of the [...]

3 year old makes full prostration to Lama Tsongkhapa

Monday, 21/7/2014 - 3:27am

He Wei is exceptionally happy every time his parents bring him to Kechara. Unlike other children his age, He Wei [...]

Join our Medicine Buddha statues auction on 9 July!

Tuesday, 1/7/2014 - 1:17pm

The Gift Team is presenting you a chance to own a beautiful Medicine Buddha statue from Rinpoche’s personal collection through [...]

Ulambana Festival 2014: Remembering Our Dearly Departed

Friday, 20/6/2014 - 9:15pm

Kechara House will be holding a prayer session for Ullambana in conjunction with the Chinese Lunar 7th Month Hungry Ghost [...]

A Powerful 30 minutes prayer!

Friday, 20/6/2014 - 2:27pm

Kechara’s Pastors received a phone call from Grace Chou, whose younger brother Ken Chou was in ICU after falling unconscious [...]

Baby Jamyang saved!

Sunday, 25/5/2014 - 6:04pm

In the morning of 17 November 2013, Joanna suddenly experienced sharp pains and her water broke, alarmingly with traces of [...]

Examination Puja: Passing with flying colors

Monday, 5/5/2014 - 8:41pm

Memorizing and studying very hard for your examinations to make sure you pass with flying colors? Offer a prayer to [...]

Celebrate Wesak Day with Kechara!

Friday, 18/4/2014 - 10:55pm

Kechara celebrates Wesak Day on Tuesday 13th May and you are cordially invited to join us for this auspicious celebration…

Pastors in Action: Miracles do happen!

Thursday, 10/4/2014 - 12:09pm

A miracle happened last Christmas! Paan, a young man aged 23 suddenly became unconscious due to a bacterial infection in [...]

2014 Buddhist Pastor Ordination Ceremony

Wednesday, 9/4/2014 - 3:34pm

Kechara will be holding a Buddhist Pastor Ordination Ceremony on 17 April 2014, on the auspicious Wind-Wind day according to [...]

The Tsem Rinpoche Foundation

Monday, 7/4/2014 - 8:22pm

With the blessings of our spiritual advisor His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche, we have set up our new Tsem Rinpoche Foundation [...]

Qing Ming: Honored our ancestors the greener way

Friday, 4/4/2014 - 4:24pm

Kechara Buddhist Association Pastor Kok Yek Yee was featured in Mingguan FengShui Issue 481, talking about how we can honored [...]

Qing Ming Remembrance Day 2014

Tuesday, 4/3/2014 - 4:06am

Kechara will be holding it’s annual Qing Ming Remembrance Day on 31 March, 2014 (English) and 2 April, 2014 (Chinese). [...]

Kechara’s AGM Election

Monday, 24/2/2014 - 5:01pm

Kechara House’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) occurs every two years. Its purpose is to report to members the workings and [...]

Dispel the darkness of Ignorance: Light Offering Packages

Thursday, 12/12/2013 - 4:56am

Kechara is offering three fantastic light offering packages to those who would like to sponsor light offerings. The candles will [...]

2014 Dharma Classes open for enrolment

Thursday, 12/12/2013 - 3:54am

Following the successful completion of the 2013 Kechara Adults and Children’s Sunday Dharma Classes, we are now pleased to open [...]

Invitation to Lama Tsongkhapa Day at Kechara Forest Retreat

Wednesday, 4/12/2013 - 7:14pm

Kechara will be celebrating Tsongkhapa Day on Sunday 8th December at the Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong and you are cordially [...]

Revised Weekly Puja Schedule

Thursday, 21/11/2013 - 10:13pm

Effective Monday 9 December 2013, Kechara is introducing a revised weekly Puja schedule. A new addition to the puja schedule is [...]

Kechara Visits Subang Jaya Buddhist Association

Monday, 18/11/2013 - 2:07am

On Friday 8 November Dato’ Ruby Khong and Pastor Adeline Woon, both members of Kechara’s Board of Directors, visited our [...]

Fruitful Lama Tsongkhapa Sadhana Programme in KFR

Wednesday, 30/10/2013 - 2:18pm

A two day and one night programme, the first of its kind here in Kechara, took place in Wisdom Hall [...]

H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s 48th Birthday Celebrations at the Kechara Forest Retreat

Monday, 28/10/2013 - 5:02pm

The main event took place in the evening. Led by the Pastors, all those gathered together inside Wisdom Hall recited [...]

3rd Buddhist Pastorship Ordination

Thursday, 24/10/2013 - 2:18pm

The 19th of October was a special day for the Kechara organisation as we had our 3rd Pastorship ordination ceremony, [...]

His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s Birthday Celebration 2013

Tuesday, 22/10/2013 - 3:45pm

The Spiritual Advisor of Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s 48th birthday will be celebrated in Kechara [...]

The 3rd Pastor Ordination

Thursday, 17/10/2013 - 3:48pm

Kechara will be holding its 3rd Pastorship Ordination this 19th October in Wisdom Hall at the Kechara Forest Retreat. There [...]

Je Tsongkhapa Retreat and guidelines for retreatants – a talk by David Lai

Tuesday, 15/10/2013 - 11:31pm

On Sunday 13th October David Lai, a long time student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche and one of Kechara’s most [...]

A New Board for a New Future

Saturday, 21/9/2013 - 4:24am

The new Board of Directors of Kechara sworn in to serve for two years on 10 September 2013 at Wisdom [...]

The historic first election for Kechara Board of Directors

Saturday, 14/9/2013 - 6:36am

Sunday 8th September 2013 was a historic day for Kechara as it was the first ever elections for the new [...]

Ullambana Setrap Puja event a success at Kechara House

Wednesday, 21/8/2013 - 5:14am

Kechara House held an Ullambana Setrap Puja on Tuesday 20th August 2013 and it was a success with…

Exciting New Developments at Kechara

Tuesday, 20/8/2013 - 3:20pm

With the blessings of our Spiritual Advisor, H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, the Liaisons Council has agreed that we will set up [...]

Ullambana Festival 2013

Monday, 19/8/2013 - 5:44am

Kechara House will be holding a prayer session for Ullambana in conjunction with the Chinese Lunar 7th Month Hungry Ghost [...]

See you all next term!

Thursday, 15/8/2013 - 10:11pm

To conclude the second term of our Kechara Sunday Dharma School, children from our Kids, Junior and Senior classes came [...]

Sacred Dharma Texts and Holy Mantras

Wednesday, 14/8/2013 - 1:41am

With the application of technology, Kechara, with the blessings of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche, brings you a modern representation of [...]

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The Kindness of Sponsors in Spreading the Dharma

Tuesday, 25/6/2013 - 5:35pm

Sponsoring the sharing and learning of the Dharma is a tremendously positive act of generosity. And here are some of [...]

Showing your father that you’re thankful

Monday, 17/6/2013 - 4:04pm

We made gifts for our fathers to make sure that they know we are thankful for their hard work and [...]

Manjushri Examination Puja at Kechara House

Sunday, 16/6/2013 - 4:04pm

Kechara House held its annual Manjushri Examination Puja. The puja was attended by those of all walks of life, from [...]

Good news for all exam candidates!

Saturday, 8/6/2013 - 8:08pm

Here’s some good news for those who are going to sit for exams, be it the PMR, SPM, UEC, O-Levels, [...]

Buddhist Children’s Baptismal May 2013

Sunday, 2/6/2013 - 1:04am

In conjunction with this year’s Wesak Day Celebration, Kechara House held a Children’s Baptismal on Sunday 26th May. The Gompa [...]

Wesak Day at Kechara House

Friday, 31/5/2013 - 11:11pm

Wesak Day is one of the most important events for Buddhists as it is the day that commemorates the birth, [...]

Two elegant marriages in one month!

Friday, 31/5/2013 - 1:09am

The month of May was surely a busy time for Kechara House, with not one but two modern yet spiritual [...]

Kechara’s Wesak Fair 2013

Monday, 27/5/2013 - 12:11am

Whilst most Malaysians probably spent the weekend grocery shopping or in malls, those who attended Kechara’s Wesak Fair definitely saved [...]

Freeing animals on Wesak Day

Sunday, 26/5/2013 - 12:11am

In conjunction with Wesak celebrations 2013, a group of 50 members and friends of Kechara headed out to Kepong Metropolitan [...]

Mother’s Day at Kechara Sunday Dharma School

Monday, 13/5/2013 - 5:40pm

This year, Mother’s Day fell on Sunday 12th May and children from Kechara’s Sunday Dharma School did something special – [...]

Celebrating Wesak Day 2013

Friday, 10/5/2013 - 8:33pm

Kechara will be celebrating Wesak Day 2013 starting with Wesak Day Prayers on Fri 24th May, Wesak Fair on Sat [...]

Walk the Talk supports Kechara

Thursday, 11/4/2013 - 8:22pm

Multi Mutual Resources (MMR) will be presenting Walk the Talk 3.0, a series of motivational talks in Chinese. This is [...]

Make your Sunday a fulfilling and fruitful one!

Thursday, 11/4/2013 - 7:27pm

On Sunday 7th April, we started our new improved Dharma education programme! The classes featured an all-new syllabus which has [...]

Remember kindness of departed loved ones…

Thursday, 4/4/2013 - 3:08pm

On the 1st and 2nd April 2013, Kechara commemorated Qing Ming Remembrance Day with Setrap Pujas in English and Chinese. [...]

Let’s feel our body, know our self better….

Saturday, 30/3/2013 - 3:14pm

Kechara staff were given the rare opportunity to participate in the Feldenkrais Method – Awareness Through Movement classes. The classes [...]

Qing Ming Remembrance Day

Tuesday, 26/3/2013 - 5:16pm

What better way to repay the kindness of your dearly departed loved ones than dedicating merits generated from Setrap’s Puja [...]

New Intake of Dharma Class Opens for Enrolment!

Sunday, 24/3/2013 - 11:30pm

Kechara’s 2013 Dharma Classes are now open for enrolment! We are introducing a new syllabus for both adults and children, [...]

Kechara’s Marriage Registration Services

Sunday, 24/3/2013 - 11:21pm

Kechara has been granted the marriage registrar license by the Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara (JPN) and we are pleased to offer [...]

Chinese New Year Grand Prayers: Well-Attended!

Monday, 18/2/2013 - 11:08pm

Kechara held our annual Chinese New Year Grand Prayers, in Chinese and English respectively. Both days were well-attended by members [...]

Chinese New Year Grand Prayers

Tuesday, 8/1/2013 - 4:45pm

Kechara will be ushering in the Lunar New Year of the Snake with an abundance of prosperity and happiness! We [...]

Sunday Recycling Day

Tuesday, 8/1/2013 - 4:15pm

Kechara Earth Project is having our usual monthly recycling activity this coming Sunday at the SunwayMas field, to bring green [...]

Joyful T-Shirt Crafting in Ipoh

Monday, 31/12/2012 - 3:21pm

Our last community service project of 2012 was in partnership with Joyful Home, Ipoh on 29th Dec 2012. Local designer, [...]

I do on 12-12-12

Saturday, 15/12/2012 - 3:16am

12 December 2012 was an interesting day because it was 12-12-12! Such a coincidence only happens once a millennia and [...]

A Day of Light

Wednesday, 12/12/2012 - 3:16am

On 8 Dec 2012, over 175 people gathered in Kechara’s Gompa to celebrate Lama Tsongkhapa Day – also known as [...]

A Day Filled with Light

Monday, 10/12/2012 - 2:20am

Over 175 people gathered in Kechara House to celebrate Lama Tsongkhapa Day. Also known as the Butter Lamp Festival, this [...]

Celebrating Lama Tsongkhapa Day

Tuesday, 4/12/2012 - 2:45pm

Lama Tsongkhapa Day commemorates Lama Tsongkhapa’s attainment of enlightenment. It is also known as the Butter Lamp Festival and falls [...]

Tying the Eternal Knot

Friday, 23/11/2012 - 10:27am

Kechara recently hosted its inaugural Registrar of Marriage service to Mr Edison Low and Miss Charmaine Chan. To commit to [...]

In Memory of Tamendran Raj

Wednesday, 14/11/2012 - 8:30pm

Tamendran Raj was just 13 years old when he passed away, leaving his loving parents and family in distraught.His condition [...]

Shoe Factory Visit with Joyful Home & Volunteers

Sunday, 4/11/2012 - 10:04pm

Kechara organised a visit to a shoe factory, Smart Spider Sdn. Bhd. in Ipoh together with Joyful Home and volunteers. [...]

Rinpoche’s 47th birthday

Wednesday, 31/10/2012 - 7:46am

Three new pastors and 58 new refuge takers commemorated His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s 47th birthday. The Gompa was filled to [...]

Happy to Bless

Wednesday, 24/10/2012 - 5:45am

Fortunately, there are also some light hearted moments in the pastors’ daily affairs, and one such example is Pastor Chia’s [...]

H.E.Tsem Rinpoche’s Birthday Celebrations

Monday, 22/10/2012 - 7:25pm

This coming October is a very special day for all Kecharians, as on the 24th of this month, H.E. Tsem [...]

An Evening With Rinpoche

Monday, 22/10/2012 - 6:09am

Rinpoche spoke about Kechara’s up-coming event on coming 24th October in Kechara House – Kechara’s 2nd Pastorship Ordination in conjunction [...]

Offering of Body, Speech & Mind to H.E.Tsem Rinpoche

Monday, 8/10/2012 - 2:04pm

Merits can be collected in many ways but one of the fastest and most excellent ways is to make offerings [...]

Pastors In Action: Peace of Mind

Monday, 1/10/2012 - 7:52pm

As Pastor Yek Yee left the columbarium after the procession, a light shower of rain fell. It was an auspicious [...]

Oriental Daily: Understand The Other World

Friday, 21/9/2012 - 10:03pm

Kechara Pastor Kok Yek Yee, on the occasion of the Hungry Ghost Festival, was interviewed by Malaysian Chinese daily Oriental [...]

Promoting the Practice of Filial Piety During the 7th Month

Saturday, 15/9/2012 - 12:50am

Recently, Red Tomato, a free distributed Chinese weekly, interviewed Pastor Chia Song Peng from Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia on [...]

When We Understand, There is Nothing to Fear

Friday, 14/9/2012 - 9:58pm

According to Chinese folklore, there is an event called the Ghost Festival that happens every year during the 7th lunar [...]

Pastor Chia: Make Offerings to the Three Jewels with a Charitable Heart

Wednesday, 12/9/2012 - 3:55pm

In conjunction with the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, Sin Chew Daily’s Supplementary editorial organized a public forum [...]