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Month: December 2021

2024 Pilgrimage to Wutaishan

Join us for a wisdom spiritual journey with our inaugural 7D5N Pilgrimage to Lord Manjushri’s Abode. You’ll experience the essence of an authentic Buddhist pilgrimage while enjoying all the comforts and conveniences of modern travel.

A naga house update

Four months ago, we announced the Naga House project at Kechara Forest Retreat. A lot has happened since then and we want to share the progress with you.

Congratulations to our new novices

To top off the recent exciting goings-on in Kechara Forest Retreat, we are pleased to announce and offer our congratulations to the first batch of Kecharian sangha.

Incarnation chapel progress update

The community of Kechara Forest Retreat has been spending a lot of time every day at the Tsem Rinpoche Incarnation Chapel engaging in recitations of powerful mantras and dharanis on-site. This is done following sacred instructions from His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende of Shar Gaden Monastery...

The farm of your mind

This advice was given to the Kechara Forest Retreat team in 2015 by our Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. It is shared here as it is applicable to everyone who wishes to advance in their spiritual practice and maintain a supreme Guru-Disciple relationship with their own teachers.

Spiritual checklist

A spiritual checklist can keep you moving forward, ensuring that you’re always working towards your long-term Dharmic aspirations. The good thing about checklists is that they are easy to create. Here’s a sample to help you get started.

How to dissolve Dharma items

If you have a pile of old or damaged Buddhist texts, Dharma materials or images that you no longer need, it’s important to dispose of them in the correct way. Watch the video for a method to dissolve and discard Dharma items that you don’t want to keep.

Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen Stupa progress update

It was always Rinpoche’s wish to construct a stupa of Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen to create the causes for the lineage of Dorje Shugden to flourish. The Stupa will enshrine the precious relics of Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen and his previous incarnations...

Prostration retreat to purify karma

Through the act of prostrating and taking refuge in the Three Jewels, we can purify our negative actions accumulated through our body, speech and mind. We purify karma accumulated from…