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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 puja for protection, fulfilment of your wishes and increase in Dharma knowledge. All this and more in the presence of the largest Dorje Shugden statue in the world! Dorje Shugden is the wrathful manifestation of [...]

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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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Work Starts on the Fish Pond

Tuesday, 2/6/2015 - 4:25pm

Today (June 1, 2015), works began for the fish pond at Kechara Forest Retreat! Located just behind H.E. Tsem Tulku [...]

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The Green Team at work!

Thursday, 28/5/2015 - 3:41pm

As Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) gears up for Phase 2 of our development, the Green Team have been hard at [...]

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One Day Meditation at Kechara

Thursday, 12/3/2015 - 8:46pm

Kechara House will be organising a one Day Meditation on 21 March 2015 at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Pahang, which [...]

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2015 Inner Peace Retreat at Kechara

Wednesday, 7/1/2015 - 5:20pm

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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Kechara Forest Retreat Day Tour: 14 September 2014

Tuesday, 30/9/2014 - 1:55pm

A good way to spend a pleasant weekend away from Kuala Lumpur is to pay a visit to the Kechara [...]

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Lama Tsongkhapa Sadhana Practice: May 2014

Tuesday, 10/6/2014 - 6:05pm

Kechara hosted a Lama Tsongkhapa Sadhana Practice session. This retreat provides an environment for committed practitioners to strengthen their spiritual [...]

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Rotary Club Indera Mahkota visits KFR

Thursday, 5/6/2014 - 5:13pm

Kechara Forest Retreat welcomed another group of 27 visitors on 1 June, from Rotary Club Indera Mahkota…

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Kuen Cheng Alumni visits KFR

Sunday, 1/6/2014 - 5:19pm

Kechara Forest Retreat is getting more visitors during weekends and sometimes even weekdays! We recently welcomed a wonderful mix of [...]

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Kechara Forest Retreat Day Tour: 10 May 2014

Tuesday, 20/5/2014 - 6:03pm

Kechara organises half day tours to the Kechara Forest Retreat once a month for anyone interested to participate. Many guests [...]

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MH370 Prayer at KFR

Sunday, 13/4/2014 - 8:14pm

Recently, Kechara held a special prayer session for those on board missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 at the Kechara [...]

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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 [...]

A Special Prayer for MH370

Tuesday, 8/4/2014 - 4:59am

Join us to pray for the crew, passengers, families and friends of those on board flight MH370. Together hand in [...]

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KFR featured on National TV’s meditation programme

Friday, 4/4/2014 - 4:30pm

Breathing meditation and walking meditation as a way of stress relief was recently featured in Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM)’s Galeri [...]

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Manjushri Sadhana Practice 22-23 March 2014

Tuesday, 1/4/2014 - 4:44pm

The first 2014 Manjushri Sadhana Practice was organized by Kechara House and was conducted in Kechara Forest Retreat over 2 [...]

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A beautiful letter and short video of KFR from Kevin

Tuesday, 1/4/2014 - 12:09pm

Kechara Forest Retreat is a place created to give whoever step in with peace of mind and leaving with sense [...]

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A Meditation Experience

Tuesday, 18/3/2014 - 12:00pm

I had been to Kechara Forest Retreat several times, but this was the first time I brought a friend along [...]

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Kechara Forest Retreat February Day Trip

Monday, 3/3/2014 - 4:28pm

Whenever the weekend approaches, I crack my head wondering where to go for a quick getaway, where I can relax [...]

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Biodynamic Juice Fasting at Kechara Forest Retreat

Monday, 10/2/2014 - 9:17pm

What better way to start the year than by keeping our bodies healthy? It is with that in mind that [...]

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Welcome to Kechara Forest Retreat-New Pictures (Pt 1) !

Tuesday, 24/12/2013 - 2:34am

Ground works for Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) officially began on 3rd October 2012. Construction took place for a little over [...]

Welcome to Kechara Forest Retreat-New Pictures (Pt 2) !

Monday, 23/12/2013 - 7:12pm

Ground works for Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) officially began on 3rd October 2012. Construction took place for a little over [...]

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A Successful Setrap Practice Programme

Monday, 16/12/2013 - 4:29am

Another successful practice programme was held in the Kechara Forest Retreat, centering on the practice of the Dharma Protector Setrap [...]

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Lama Tsongkhapa Day Celebrated At Kechara Forest Retreat

Thursday, 12/12/2013 - 5:22pm

Lama Tsongkhapa is renowned as the Second Buddha of our fortunate eon and the founder of the Gelug lineage of Tibetan [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Pilgrimage Tour to Kechara Forest Retreat

Wednesday, 27/11/2013 - 4:44am

A group of 57 were fortunate enough to embark on a spiritual journey – a pilgrimage tour of the Kechara [...]

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A visit from the south

Monday, 18/11/2013 - 9:45pm

48 members and friends from Kechara House Johor Bahru (KHJB) visited to Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) for a pilgrimage tour. [...]

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Upcoming Setrap Practice Programme at Kechara Forest Retreat

Wednesday, 13/11/2013 - 7:50pm

Following the hugely successful Tsongkhapa Practice Programme, held last month, Kechara will be conducting a 2 day and 1 night [...]

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Announcement from Board of Directors

Thursday, 7/11/2013 - 2:33pm

Dear Kecharians and friends, On 1 November 2013, The Board of Directors gathered to discuss the following issues in Kechara [...]

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Creative, fun and scary Halloween in the forest

Friday, 1/11/2013 - 2:23pm

We enjoyed a fun and scary Halloween night in the forest…

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