In addition, the Kechara Forest Retreat houses an organic garden, which produces fresh and nutritious vegetables and fruits for staff and visitors to promote a healthier lifestyle and diet.
Please help us maintain this green paradise for many more generations to come. Sponsorship is available in packages of 3, 6 and 12 months, or a one time contribution.
The Green StoryThe greening of the Kechara Forest Retreat started with a group of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche's students. They are called the Green Team and their mission is to create an environment that will benefit others’ sight, sound, smell, taste and touch as they come to seek solace, peace and spiritual attainments.
Most recently, the Green Team is introducing Vetiver to the grounds the Kechara Forest Retreat. Vetiver or Kusha grass is a fast growing and hardy grass that absorbs toxins and waste from the earth, while strengthening the earth's structure and preventing erosions. Native to the Indian subcontinent, it is also said to be the same grass that Buddha Shakyamuni sat on during his meditation sessions!
About The Kechara Forest RetreatThe Kechara Forest Retreat is a unique holistic retreat center focused on the total wellness of body, mind and spirit. Inspired by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, it is a place where families and individuals will find peace, nourishment and inspiration in a natural forest environment.
Through this landmark project, Kechara is committed to giving back to society through educational programmes for the young and old, instilling universal positive values such as tolerance, mindfulness and compassion; and for all guests to return home inspired, sharing what they have learnt within their own communities, thus creating a global revolution of consciousness and kindness.
More about the Kechara Forest Retreat: http://retreat.kechara.com
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