Arts

BLOOMS was nominated as one of the best 12 florist in Malaysia by bloggers

Monday, 11/5/2015 - 5:20pm

BLOOMS enriched by Kechara was nominated by bloggers as one of the “12 Florists In Malaysia You Could Call Up [...]

Kechara Blooms on Red Tomato

Thursday, 14/2/2013 - 11:08pm

Kechara Blooms was featured in Red Tomato, a local newspaper, in the run up to Valentine’s Day. Featuring a stunning [...]

KSA going all out for KFR

Saturday, 9/2/2013 - 1:18am

While KFR has been busy with volunteers going up to clean, sweep and assemble furniture, there has also been a [...]

Nestlé – Simply Unforgettable

Thursday, 6/12/2012 - 3:43am

Our very own florist, Kechara Blooms, was chosen by Nestlé to set up the ballroom decorations for the firm’s Retiree [...]

Beautifying the Buddha of Healing

Wednesday, 5/12/2012 - 12:54am

With the motivation for all to practice compassion and empathy, H.E. Tsem Rinpoche presented an 18” Medicine Buddha statue to [...]

Expressing Spirituality Through Art

Saturday, 14/1/2012 - 8:00pm

During the Grand Festival of Wealth and Protection (GFWP), a children and adult Coloring Contest was held on the 7th [...]

Kechara Saraswati Arts is on TV..!!

Thursday, 17/11/2011 - 2:13pm

Local television channel 8TV will be airing an exciting new documentary programme ‘Wonder Explorer’ on the 19th November 2011 ( [...]

A fragrant offering for an auspicious celebration

Friday, 21/10/2011 - 4:52pm

Making offerings to your Spiritual Guide on the auspicious occasion of their birthday is one of the fastest ways to [...]

The love in sculpting spirituality

Tuesday, 20/9/2011 - 3:20am

For the last three to four months, Kechara Saraswati Arts’ senior artist Lili Ng and few other volunteers have spent [...]

Get more for less!

Saturday, 3/9/2011 - 5:39pm

Between 1 July and 31 August 2011, we are doubling up on your precious experiences with double the number of [...]

Flowers on Friday

Wednesday, 13/7/2011 - 9:12pm

Now everyone can make a flower offering to His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche with any amount they wish!

Blinging White Tara

Saturday, 9/7/2011 - 4:55pm

The Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) team has been hard at work blinging up many different statues for interested customers…

Mission of a florist

Friday, 25/3/2011 - 4:00pm

KB officially opened its doors to the general public on 19 March, bringing them fragrant flowers with the added role [...]

From here, we lift off…

Thursday, 25/11/2010 - 5:27pm

The world’s biggest Buddha statue, Asia’s biggest Buddha statue, South East Asia’s biggest Buddha statue…never imagined even holy statues would [...]

How our Kechara statues came to be

Monday, 22/11/2010 - 12:43am

Originally posted on His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s blog, here we track the progress of the installation of Kechara House’s [...]

Day 2 – World Chinese Book Fair

Saturday, 20/11/2010 - 10:43pm

The second day of the World of Chinese Book Fair saw plenty of action over at the Kechara booths…

Billions of Buddhas in one

Monday, 15/11/2010 - 6:23pm

Learn about the benefits of offering Buddha images in Buddha statues. The article below was originally written by David Lai [...]

Moving arts

Wednesday, 6/10/2010 - 12:50am

After months of preparations, Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) is ready to join the rest of the Kechara family in the [...]

Setrap House – Another home for the Dharma

Wednesday, 15/9/2010 - 7:42am

Setrap House will become Kechara’s seventh Dharma house, creating ever more causes for communal living at Menara Kechara and Kechara [...]

Visiting Tara

Thursday, 26/8/2010 - 6:20am

Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) adds another bedazzled feather to their beautiful cap as they introduce a special new service: house [...]

Seeing triple at Amcorp Mall!

Wednesday, 23/6/2010 - 8:10pm

Missed our Kechara Media & Publications (KMP), Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) and Kechara Discovery (KD) joint roadshow? Not to worry [...]

Another Great Reason to Shop!

Friday, 18/6/2010 - 4:59am

This week, Kechara Media & Publications, Kechara Saraswati Arts and Kechara Discovery join the great weekly shopping fever, bargain hunters [...]

Clay Colouring Fun

Wednesday, 9/6/2010 - 5:31pm

Manjushri Kids’ Class (MKC) and Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) recently teamed up once again to bring children together in some [...]

Beautiful Beading

Wednesday, 9/6/2010 - 4:54pm

Making a return to Kechara Saraswati Arts was one of Malaysia’s most famous designers, Eric Choong, to lead another class [...]

A Garden of Offerings

Wednesday, 9/6/2010 - 4:44pm

Well, it didn’t create quite a garden, but there were a lot of flowers! At Kechara Saraswati Arts’ (KSA) first [...]

Inviting Tsongkhapa Home

Tuesday, 8/6/2010 - 12:04pm

On Saturday, we had the pleasure of helping to invite the Long Life form of Lama Tsongkhapa into the home [...]

A New Beginning

Monday, 17/5/2010 - 12:21am

Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) would like to announce the appointment of our new Head of Department…

Beading for the Buddhas

Thursday, 13/5/2010 - 3:53pm

Recently, one of our volunteers Kien Wong (whose life was saved by Setrap!) ran a class on beading…

Celebrating a Mother’s Love

Thursday, 6/5/2010 - 6:05pm

Last Sunday, KSA organised a Mother’s Day card-making and flower arrangement class for kids. The card-making class was led by [...]

Growing Vajrayogini House

Wednesday, 21/4/2010 - 1:45pm

Upon their arrival, Mitra and his wife Anita were shown a warm Kechara welcome, and whisked away to dinner where [...]

A Restoring (Zong) Rinpoche Update

Thursday, 15/4/2010 - 4:43pm

Since our last update, the restoration of His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s personal statue of his root guru, His Holiness [...]

Underwater Chill

Tuesday, 13/4/2010 - 4:56pm

The Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) crew spend many hours each day in deep concentration, intensely focused on small spaces…

Statue Heaven for Jan Yong!

Thursday, 8/4/2010 - 1:03am

Jan Yong and her family had a very busy weekend inviting home a whole pantheon of Buddha statues!

Welcoming Becky!

Thursday, 8/4/2010 - 12:11am

To mark the start of our new administrator’s first day in her Dharma career, the Kechara Saraswati Arts team took [...]

Restoring (Zong) Rinpoche

Wednesday, 7/4/2010 - 4:25am

For many who saw images of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s statue, there seemed to be no doubt that the [...]

A Dharma Career Beckons for Becky (and Ms Han!)

Wednesday, 31/3/2010 - 10:33am

As one of the most vibrant and dynamic Gelugpa centres in Malaysia, Kechara is always welcoming new members…and members of [...]

Kiddy Fun at Kechara Saraswati Arts

Wednesday, 24/3/2010 - 1:18pm

To kickstart the kids’ classes by Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA), Liaison Wan Wong recently led 18 children and 10 parents, [...]

Adding a Drop to the (Fish Tank) of Compassion!

Wednesday, 24/3/2010 - 10:54am

Not only does he strongly believe in taking care of everyone, but His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche also acts upon [...]

Go For Gold!

Thursday, 18/2/2010 - 12:43am

You thought the new 18-inch Setrap statues were special? Make yours even more special by bringing Setrap over to Kechara [...]

Bling Up the Buddhas!

Tuesday, 9/2/2010 - 9:51pm

How do you spend your free time? Sipping a latte in some painfully hip-for-the-moment café? Endlessly trawling the boutiques of [...]

Happy Volunteering at KSA

Wednesday, 27/1/2010 - 5:19pm

The Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) gang recently gathered on a Saturday night to view RUDE, a documentary on politeness and [...]

Makeover at KSA

Tuesday, 5/1/2010 - 12:27pm

The hardworking staff at Kechara Saraswati Arts are always helping to give your statues, thangkas and altars a makeover…so it [...]

Give Your Time to KSA

Sunday, 20/12/2009 - 1:04pm

Got a spare few hours? Come and volunteer at KSA!

Busy Day at KSA

Sunday, 13/12/2009 - 6:07pm

Step in to Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) on any given day, and you’ll see a bustle of activity going on…and [...]

Results of Beautiful Minds

Thursday, 10/12/2009 - 1:24am

The third and final session of Kechara Saraswati Arts’ Kids’ Class ended perfectly with these artfully-decorated reminders arising from some [...]

Another Happy and Wild Night with KSA!

Thursday, 10/12/2009 - 12:41am

Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) and Kechara InMotion (KIM) staff may be serious about their work but they sure know how [...]

Weekend Tsa Tsa Fun

Wednesday, 25/11/2009 - 1:09am

An alternative to the usual day spent at the shopping mall, a tsa tsa painting class is an excellent way [...]

Holy to the Core

Thursday, 12/11/2009 - 5:11am

Ever wondered just how much work goes into preparing a statue for an altar? Especially a seven foot statue???

KSA Holiday Art Classes for “KIDS”

Wednesday, 11/11/2009 - 4:45pm

Planning holiday activities to do with children? Running out of ideas, and tired of going shopping and eating? Want them [...]

Birthdays and Surprises…

Wednesday, 16/9/2009 - 11:19am

Surprises galore last week with birthday parties and surprise statue invitations!

Mantra Rolling Challenge and more!!!

Thursday, 27/8/2009 - 1:34am

We have some rare consecrated items to give away… find out how you can invite one home!!

Beautifully painted Lama Tsongkhapa

Sunday, 23/8/2009 - 1:44pm

Our in-house artists really did a good job painting this 12-inch Lama Tsongkhapa statue. The person inviting Tsongkhapa home is [...]

KSA’s new paintjob

Wednesday, 29/7/2009 - 7:40pm

Kechara Saraswati Arts has a new paint job and this time, it’s not the statues!

Photoshoot @ KSA!

Wednesday, 22/7/2009 - 5:51pm

KSA will soon be featured in the art & design magazine, “Designers Territory”!

A New Signboard for Kechara Saraswati Arts!

Wednesday, 22/7/2009 - 12:36am

Kechara Saraswati Arts has had a new signboard installed.

Catching The ‘Dreamgirls’ By Surprise!

Tuesday, 16/6/2009 - 2:29pm

It’s not every day that your Lama will come to support you dancing around in a sparkly dress & high [...]

Vajrayogini Finds Another New Home!

Sunday, 17/5/2009 - 2:52am

Kechara House President Datin Ng invites this incredible 5-ft statue of Vajrayogini to her home. Through the efforts of KSA [...]

Our Nepali Artists Are Back In KSA!

Sunday, 17/5/2009 - 2:30am

Grab this opportunity to visit KSA and learn from the experts!

Kechara Saraswati Arts – the 1st Tibetan arts studio in S.E. Asia

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 9:07am

The mantra of Saraswati graces the wall of Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) new studio in SS2, after almost one and [...]

An interview with heaven-sent tailor, Raj Kumar

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 8:26am

I started tailoring at the age of 16. I was a normal tailor making clothes for people. One day I [...]

A New Years Surprise for a Beautiful Mother

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 7:38am

A NEW YEAR BEGINS – 2008 and our first agenda for this first day of the year was to sneak [...]

Kunga in the papers!

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 7:16am

Kunga Namgyal, our resident thangka painter is now famous! click thumbnails for a bigger picture.

Setrap at KSA!!!

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 2:33am

Here is a message from Liaison Paul Yap at KSA.

LADRANG ‘INVADES’ KSA!!!

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 2:27am

It must have been a very quiet day in Tsem Ladrang. Most of the ladrang team could be found in [...]

Dzambala statue painted by Chia

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 2:17am

This Dzambala statue face is painted by Chia, which include the eyebrows, eyes, hair and lip.

A beautiful battalion of Tsongkhapas

Monday, 11/5/2009 - 12:26am

After 64 days of immensely hard work, dedication and plenty of tender loving care, Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) have completed [...]

The hottest new hangout: The Hring Room

Sunday, 10/5/2009 - 9:01pm

Kechara Saraswati has completed an amazing amount of assignments, in the last few months.

KSA and the new fish home

Sunday, 10/5/2009 - 8:12am

Kechara Saraswati Arts’ have moved their six adorable parrot fish into a bigger new home, a beautiful tank sponsored by [...]

The Return Of Raj Kumar

Sunday, 10/5/2009 - 7:55am

Our master tailor friend, Raj Kumar is back in KL, with another of his colleagues, to continue teaching and conducting [...]

KSA Stitching Celestial Garments

Saturday, 9/5/2009 - 12:33pm

KSA’s visiting tailor from Nepal, Raj Kumar and the hardworking KSA volunteers sure have been busy in the last week [...]

All Things Bright and Beautiful at KSA

Saturday, 9/5/2009 - 11:25am

Do check out the beautiful new Dukkar (White Umbrella) statues that Kechara Saraswati Arts have hand-painted, adorned and clothed.

Dharma Kids Discover their Hidden Talents

Friday, 8/5/2009 - 11:25pm

Last Sunday, on July 27, the Manjushri Kids Class Committee took 19 young budding artists to KSA to learn to [...]