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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 decided to organize a mutual aid event to clean up the whole of Chamang Road in Bentong…

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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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Jalan Chamang Clean Up – Happy Malaysia Day!

Wednesday, 16/9/2015 - 5:23pm

Together with Ahli Majlis Perbandaran Bentong, Komuniti Combi Felda Lurah Bilut, Alam Flora (waste management corporation), SW Corp (solid waste [...]

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The Gyenze Chapel – Increase Form of Dorje Shugden

Friday, 11/9/2015 - 5:01pm

At the perimeter of Kechara Forest Retreat is a chapel dedicated to the increase form of Dorje Shugden, Gyenze. Open [...]

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Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat

Friday, 11/9/2015 - 5:00pm

As a spiritual monument symbolising the stainless enlightened mind of a Buddha and the path to enlightenment, the Vajrayogini Stupa [...]

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Dukkar Apartments featured on Creative Home

Thursday, 10/9/2015 - 4:58pm

As we enter Phase 2, Kechara Forest Retreat is proud to have already been featured in an interior design e-magazine, [...]

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Herb Garden by Pastor Chia

Wednesday, 9/9/2015 - 4:57pm

Located behind Wisdom Hall, is the Herb Garden grown under 3 structures which have been dubbed as open green houses. [...]

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Papaya Trees Bear Fruit!

Tuesday, 8/9/2015 - 6:02pm

The papaya plant located behind Dukkar Apartments have been flourishing and bearing fruit. Currently, they are not ripe enough to [...]

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Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Pastor Gim Lee

Tuesday, 8/9/2015 - 5:57pm

Being bilingual (Chinese and English), and knowledgeable in the Buddha Dharma, Pastor Gim Lee is frequently seen sharing the Dharma [...]

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Dorje Shugden For A Lucky Group

Tuesday, 8/9/2015 - 2:29pm

One of the tour groups based in Kuantan (East of Malaysia) called E Like Travel & Tours conducted a tour [...]

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Limau Kasturi (Calamondin) Provides Us With Vitamin C!

Tuesday, 8/9/2015 - 2:21pm

At Kechara Forest Retreat, there are 6 trees that consistently bears enough fruits to be harvested every 2-3 days. They [...]

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Melissa Does A Retreat!

Saturday, 5/9/2015 - 6:32pm

Currently in her first year of university, Melissa took the time out during her semester break to embark on a [...]

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Passionate for Passion Fruits!

Saturday, 5/9/2015 - 6:05pm

Perhaps unknowing to many Inner Peace retreatants, the trellis of Tara Walk is covered with passion fruit. Their leaves provide [...]

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Faces of Kechara Forest Retreat – Pamela Yap

Saturday, 5/9/2015 - 12:26am

Once a “wild child”, Pamela says that she has now found her spiritual home at Kechara Forest Retreat, and is [...]

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Our Resident Turtles: Kadro & Menlha

Friday, 4/9/2015 - 12:35pm

With just $300 a month ($10/day), Kadro and Menlha’s meals and veterinary care (if any) would be taken care of. [...]

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Lemon Grass: A Healthy Thirst Quencher!

Friday, 4/9/2015 - 12:15pm

The Green Team had initially planted lemon grass in order to ward off any insects such as sandflies in order [...]

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Take A Photo with the World’s Largest Dorje Shugden Statue!

Friday, 7/8/2015 - 10:29pm

During the monthly Kechara Forest Retreat Open Day, Kechara InMotion will stand by to provide photo taking and printing on [...]

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Visitors from Seremban Came To Make Offerings

Thursday, 23/7/2015 - 5:55am

Today, a group of people from Seremban came up to visit Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). Led by Pastor Gim Lee, [...]

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Fish Pond Update: 21 July 2015

Wednesday, 22/7/2015 - 5:26pm

Since the 1st of June, Board of Director, JP Thong, has been overseeing the construction of the Fish Pond project [...]

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YAK volunteers at Recovery Aviary

Tuesday, 21/7/2015 - 5:55am

The Recovery Aviary will serve to house newly rescued birds who have to be quarantined before they are released into [...]

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Visiting Vietnamese Sangha

Sunday, 28/6/2015 - 5:03pm

On June 26, 2015, Kechara Forest Retreat welcomed a group of Vietnamese sangha. These seven monks and nuns were in [...]

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Love Birds at Kechara Forest Retreat

Tuesday, 16/6/2015 - 4:45pm

A day before their 7th wedding anniversary, JJ Ding and his wife Kose He decided to adopt a bird from [...]

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2D1N Inner Peace Retreat

Tuesday, 9/6/2015 - 5:29pm

Immerse yourself in a 2D1N introductory meditation weekend surrounded by the lush forests of Pahang. You will learn meditation techniques [...]

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Welcoming A Visiting Monk

Tuesday, 2/6/2015 - 4:26pm

Kechara Forest Retreat has been fortunate to host the visit of H.E. the 7th Panglung Kuten, also known as Choje-la. [...]

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