4 New Full-Time Staff – Swee Keong, Yurie Lim, Phillis Chin & Mdm Lim Han Nee

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Dear friends,

Within this past month, 4 more people have decided to join Kechara full-time! I got the blog team to write a short bio on each of them… and truly rejoice for these 4 Kecharians! Please read up on them as they are interesting people and leave them a message of congratulations, perhaps?

These are:

1. Yong Swee Keong
2. Yurie Lim
3. Phillis Chin
4. Madam Lim Han Nee

I would like to wish them all a warm welcome to Kechara. I wish you well and I wish you the best from my heart. Mdme Lim Han Nee is very special. She is retired, but with the support of her husband, she came out of retirement to work in Kechara full time. She said she would like to work for Dharma for the rest of her life as it gives meaning to her retirement. What an inspiration.

Put your best forward and join our goals. Be a part of a dream of spirituality in the 21st century where we work together to build KWPC.  We let people understand that working for a spiritual organization could have even more benefits than the ordinary run of the mill secular job. We bring happiness, hope and direction to many that feel and understand materialism is not everything. I recommend along with your job, learn up on the Dharma if you feel an aptitude, then you will have greater job satisfaction for sure.

Tsem Rinpoche


(Written by the Blog Team)


sweekeong1. Yong Swee Keong

Yong Swee Keong is a 30-year-old Malaysian Multimedia University (MMU) graduate. He first found out about Kechara on a lowyat.net forum, as he wanted to do some charity work and there was a thread discussing Kechara Soup Kitchen. Wanting to know more, Swee Keong looked up Kechara.com only to be impressed at how modern and regularly updated it was. His parents even remarked that they knew who KSK were as they always appeared in the newspapers.

Swee Keong’s career had brought him to many countries, being mostly based in Japan. As an application consultant for a company who are software vendors for banks, his life was fairly comfortable. However, he felt that there was more to life. He started to watch Rinpoche’s YouTube channel, which led him to purchase the book Call Me Paris. He said that Rinpoche kept mentioning someone called “Paris” in the videos, and he wanted to know who she was!

About a year ago, he came to Kechara House alone. Coincidentally, it was just before Rinpoche’s birthday and there was a Chinese Setrap puja going on – so he joined in. After that puja he joined in every single different puja, although he pointed out that he had never chanted any mantras before, prior to Kechara.

On Rinpoche’s birthday, he helped out as a volunteer and from there his volunteering initiatives snowballed.

What made him take the leap to join full-time was when Rinpoche showed severe signs of serious illness in October 2011. It made him think twice about what was precious in life, and what he should be spending his lifetime doing. He didn’t want to be the one who missed out on working in the Dharma while Rinpoche was alive.

Now, he has joined E-division as a software engineer.


yurielim'2. Lim Yan Shan (Yurie)

Yurie is a 24-year-old UTAR College graduate from Ipoh. Having studied graphic design, upon graduation she joined the company Photo and Print to exercise her skills learnt at university.

At the end of 2011, she decided to resign from her job wanting to expand her horizons. Searching for a job, she saw that Kechara was looking to hire graphic designers. As she was studying Japanese at SS2 (with Kechara Paradise below her tuition center), to her Kechara was just a statue-selling shop. When she expressed to her friends about her interest in Kechara, they thought that Kechara only sold vegetarian food (as they knew about Kechara Oasis)… and when she mentioned Kechara to her parents, they too thought that Kechara only sold statues – their regular eatery was near Kechara Discovery!

With all these mixed ideas on what Kechara was about, she met up with Sock Wan – who explained to Yurie the 13 departments in Kechara.

Now, Yurie has decided to join Kechara E-division full-time… bringing her creative skills to the organization!


Phillis3. Phillis Chin Xin Yin

Phillis is the beautiful 28 year old sister of Helena Chin.

For the past 10 years, Phillis’s career revolved around glamorous but hard work. Working with Barcardi Martini, Malaysia, she also did a range of miscellaneous jobs, such as fashion and hair-shows, various product launching, event usherette and GP/GT glamour girl.

Through her school mate, Louis, she found out about Kechara and volunteered at a Kechara Soup Kitchen distribution round. From there, she volunteered at the Gompa opening – only to decide in mid-2011, that she wanted to do Kechara part-time.

At that time, many people in Kechara knew of Phillis as the shy and soft-spoken sister of Helena who helped out at Kechara Discovery. However, at the end of November 2011, Phillis decided to join full-time!

She said that her late mother had learnt Dharma by herself and at times, with a good friend. Whatever that she had learnt, she would relay it to her children. When Phillis heard Rinpoche’s teachings, she felt that it was very different from conventional teaching methods… but similar to the way her mother taught her. She thought to herself, “I finally found a real Guru”.

The people in Kechara make her feel like she’s part of a family – a family that can learn Dharma together.

Phillis is now with Kechara Discovery.


aimoy4. Lim Han Nee

As someone who has gained much respect as she grew older, everyone affectionately calls her Madam Lim Han Nee.

Madam Lim Han Nee has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters degree in Education. Starting out as a secondary school teacher, she then went on to becoming a school principal. As a natural learner and educator, she’s very interested in Dharma teachings – and even seized the opportunity to studying the Lamrim for 2 years, under the guidance of Pastor Ngeow. While studying, she had also learnt up different pujas, prayers and practices.

In 2005, she found out about Kechara through her sister Mrs Chuah and feels like her family has grown by folds since. She feels like Kechara is one big Dharma family, with many Dharma brothers and sisters whom she has come to appreciate for their care and kindness.

While most people are retiring at the age of 66, Madam Lim Han Nee has decided to join Kechara full-time! She says that she has received so much love and care from Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara that it was time to give back and to share the same care towards others. The sad passing of Justin Ripley, whom she greatly admires, served to be a wake-up call for her to put Dharma teachings into action.

Madam Lim Han Nee is now with Kechara House.


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  1. Darren Kechara on Jan 19, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Congratulations on all the full timers. May your effort in Dharma work benefit everyone!

  2. Wei Theng on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:09 am

    Rejoice for Swee Keong, Yurie, Phillis and MadamHan nee.
    It’s inspiring to see more people working for Dharma. May them happy and do more for this auspicious work and benefiting more people.
    I have been classmate with Madam Han Nee in the Lamrim class. The enthusiasm and the hardworking attitude that she has been showing is a very good example for all of us. With her life experience and her Dharma knowledge, I’m sure it will benefit more people. Bravo.

  3. DR on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Welcome onboard Kechara jetliner! Fueled by the top grade jet oil (pure motivation), piloted by the best navigator with unlimited vision (our Lama), co-piloted by 28 First Officers (the Liaison Council), served by the best cabin crews (all our lovely and hardworking staffs and volunteers), is there any reason why we cant soar sky high?? Congratulations! The four of you picked the best and fastest airlines to Kechara Paradise!

  4. Louise on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Dear all ,
    I feel rejoice for you all to work in dhamar.
    Welcome come to our family.

    We do dharma work, this is a very clear n safe path for us to going success! Let us to show the world how we do it!

    I don’t know how to use word to express my feeling.
    Helena & Phillis , both you my Old Friend! This is the best gift I can give you. Hope that both you can share to everybody around you. Bring they to learn dharma.

  5. Irene on Jan 14, 2012 at 12:16 am

    Welcome to Kechara. As a result of your good merits you are today working for Kechara full time. Congratulations!

  6. Helena on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Rejoice and Congrats to Swee Keong, Phillis, Yurie and Madam Lim Han Nee. Welcome to Kechara Family and may we grow together in this Dharma family to benefit more ppl. Congrates!!!

  7. William on Jan 11, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    Congratulations to you all for joining this big family! Rejoice that you guys are happy with what you guys were doing and decided to take this big step and help so many people. Bravo!!

  8. abby on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    I truly rejoice for the 4 new full-time staff, especially Mdm Lim Han Nee. With the blessings from her own husband to work full-time for Dharma, how beautiful it is! I rejoice for her and her husband! I rejoice for the understanding that her husband given. It’s very lucky to have blessings from the family.

    And a big congratulation to Swee Keong, Yurie and Phillis!
    It’s super lucky to work for Dharma and close with our own Guru :)

  9. Mc on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:59 am

    Congratulations to Mdm Lim, Phillis, Yurie and Yong!

    It is only natural for people to work but unfortunately most jobs are not Dharmic in nature and therefore do not cultivate a Dharmic mindset. Instead the opposite is often the case and before we know it, decades pass and we begin to define our lives by the jobs we do.

    Therefore it is an incredible opportunity to be allowed to work within a fun and healthy environment, learn a wide range of holistic skills, earn more than just sustenance (which immediately provides freedom the “Money-No-Enough” syndrome) and build a career which has no expiration date. Dharma work is the only work that keeps paying you dividends long after you are no longer able to perform the job physically.

    The early pioneers as well as present staff make it easy for people to practice practical dharma. It is literally Plug and Play/Pray.

    Once again, a big Congratulations to all of them.

  10. Lim KSJC on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Rejoice!!! May u all can help Rinpoche to benefit more peoples around us… Thanks ur all with fold hand…

  11. tenzin llhamo on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Welcome to Kechara’s big family! May we all continue to GROW to benefit more people!

  12. yek yee on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:32 am

    So happy to see more people join Kechara be a full-time dharma worker. It is so lucky can work in dharma. Of course, I want to say CONGRATULATIONS to four of them:)

    I remember three or four ago, Rinpoche says he want to prove that doing dharma in full time and you still can self-sustain and survive. At that time, not more than five full time staff in Kechara, now our full-time staffs more than hundreds!!! Yes, of course what Rinpoche says is right and proved by result. Incredible!!!

    Many full-time staffs who I knew them two or three ago, almost all of them are transform a lot, my point is dharma work not only can benefit others, actually the fundamental logic is you will received those benefit directly. For example nowadays I became more happier and calm while difficulties appear in front of me. I believe many full-time dharma worker have same experience like me.

    Human nature is very simple, something you feel is good and benefit then you will put your afford to do it. Because of this feel good factor then you starting share with others people. By your transformation then people will start his or her interest into Buddha’s teaching or Dharma. How nice every of us can show ourself as a real example to attract into dharma, how nice is it!

  13. mayy on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:25 am

    Welcome on board! Congratulations to Phillis, Yurie, Swee Keong and Madam Lim Han Nee :)

  14. Frederick Law on Jan 5, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Rejoice and Congrats to Swee Keong, Philis, Yurie and Madam Lim Han Nee. Hope many more lives will be touched by your Dharma work.

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This was taken in Gaden Shartse Monastery on the day of my enthronement as Tsem Rinpoche
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I think I was in Sera Mey Monastery when this was taken over 18 years ago. Tsem Rinpoche
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1 month ago
Many times we hear great Vajra Yogini practitioners when cremated, their fire pyres appear in the form of Vajra Yogini. We hear this many times as a sign they went to Kechara Paradise, gained high realizations or enlightened by Vajra Yogini's path. Although this picture does not depict a funeral pyre of a great practitioner, but the fire looks curiously like Vajra Yogini. Enjoy and may all be blessed by Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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When you work hard and produce results, everyone is silenced and those who make noise is just noise and society allows you some freedoms. You have to have the integrity to finish what you started and what you promised. Do it for others, those concerned and for yourself.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
You can work with me and we finish the dreams. You can leave citing any reasons you may have. You may join back again with me and my arms are open to you. Or you may go away as an enemy or remain friends. However you do I will accept. I dream big and work hard and sometimes it's hard for you, others and me, but if we finish, there is great satisfaction. Satisfaction doesn't come free. But one thing for sure, I will finish what I have started with or without you. Too many depend on it and many have hopes in it. We need to remember our words, our promises and our hopes we gave others and not shatter it. Sometimes we need to put our personal feelings aside and just get it done with a bang and be happy about it because in the end letting others down is not a way of life. Be kind, have integrity, don't make excuses, don't justify but just complete the works that make the dreams materialize and in the process you fulfill the dreams of many others. Others is always the key. Others and oneself are intertwined. Life is then fulfilled. That is life. Life is like that.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Please click on picture to see this special mantra
1 month ago
Long Manjushri mantra: Namo Manjushriye Kumara Bhutaya Bodhisattvaya Maha-sattvaya Maha-karuni-kaya Tayatha Om Aradzey Biradzey Shuddhey Bishuddhey Shodaya Bishodayey Amaley Bimaley Nirmaley Dzaya-varey Ruru-tsaley Hung Hung Hung Phet Phet Phet Soha!
2 months ago
Love is.....
2 months ago
Very powerful. Must click on picture and read and share.
2 months ago
Some people just work quietly in the background and do their best in their own way to benefit others. They don't say much but work super hard. I must say Pastor Dr. Lanse is one of them. She does not need attention, she does not complain and she does not ever create problems. She is independent and yet kind. She is our wonderful translator who works very hard to get translations of many dharma teachings into Chinese. This is just something short and sweet to let everyone know how much I appreciate Pastor Lanse and enjoy being with her work and her. Because of her and several other vital and lovely people, much practical dharma is in the Chinese speaking world. I thank Pastor Dr. Lanse from my heart. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Materialism is prevalent because the societal norms teaches people to be consumers at a young age. Buying things we don't need all to feed the ego. You can drive an expensive vehicle, but at the end of the day its still just a car. You can buy a flashy watch, but in reality all it does is tell time. People are more concerned with image and feeding their egos than being a beneficial person to society. Investing money on the outside to appear a certain way to others, yet forgetting to invest in yourself to becoming a better person. People spend their whole lives working to attain materialistic things using their accumulation of materialism to validate their existence, but when you die you can't take any of it with you. Don't let this system turn you into a vanity slave, realize you're worth much more than that. Feed your soul not your ego.-from Dr Asky (Powerful words of wisdom even from the secular point of view)
2 months ago
I love little Dharma boy.
2 months ago
Lord Tsongkhapa's holy retreat house in Tibet. Huge pilgrimage spot.
2 months ago
Lama Tsongkhapa footprint as a child
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Kedrub Je's personal statue of Yamantaka
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Prince Siddhartha with his maternal aunt Queen Mahaprajapati Gotami
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    2 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    3 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    3 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    3 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    4 months ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
  • Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
  • My good friend Justin Ripley
    5 months ago
    My good friend Justin Ripley
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    6 months ago
    I requested Choji Lah to do a trusol, rabney and soongdroop for our large DS and Buddha. In this video, he is performing trusol which is ritually 'bathing' the environment and blessing all those who come to visit our Wisdom Hall and Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Bigfoot arrives!!!
    6 months ago
    Bigfoot arrives!!!
    Tsem Rinpoche is an avid follower of the paranormal such as bigfoots. For more interesting writings and posts on the subject, please go to http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
  • Mumu Loves Snack!
    6 months ago
    Mumu Loves Snack!
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    6 months ago
    For H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, a blog post is not just a blog post but Dharma work that generates merits which should be dedicated. Click here to find out what blog post Rinpoche was dedicating the merits for when he recited this prayer: http://bit.ly/1KiXWf9 ~Ani Lobsang Pema
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    6 months ago
    Panchen Lama in Beijing on CCTV - China's official news. The respect and position they give His Holiness Panchen Lama is great.
  • Magical fish tank with Buddha statue
    6 months ago
    Magical fish tank with Buddha statue


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I love being a Buddhist because the Dharma offers real, practical, and concrete advice for how to improve your life- shared by Lilyn Tan
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Crispy yam basket with lotus root and macadamia nuts . . .must order when u visit Kechara Oasis. Guat Hee
20 hours ago
Pat is always so kind and she was volunteered to help us with the preparations of set up for Halloween event. A very big Thank You to Pat. Victoria KSDS
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The kids of group teens were volunteer themselves to help us and enjoyed baking at sponsor's house. Victoria KSDS
21 hours ago
Guess what were they doing? Teacher Kien was webbing the web effects at Tara Walk. Victoria KSDS
21 hours ago
Behind the scene of KSDS Halloween workmanship hard work for decorations. Victoria KSDS
21 hours ago
An Sutra Story groups from KSDS were ready for the performance cum Graduation 2015. Victoria KSDS
22 hours ago
10 hours of tormas making for pujas today by team. By Puja House 28 November'15
23 hours ago
Medicine Buddha puja is one of the most popular puja ordered by sponsors to heal their beloved. By Puja House 28 November'15
24 hours ago
Dorje Shugden Puja conducted today for Sponsor to clear the obstacles that might arise for her medical treatment. By Puja House 28 November'15
28 November 15 If you think you are poor, if you think life is unfair to you, if you always lament at your own misery, think again. Picture: Batri the Kathmandu Rickshaw Wallah, his wife, 2 teenage sons and 2 young daughters, total 6 persons, are staying in this room, 3 on bed and 3 on floor. - Pastor Antoinette
Preparation for the wedding function at Kechara Oasis Viva Home outlet. Guat Hee
KSDS- We are ready for our very first concert
KSDS Graduation & Concert - Listen team, briefing time. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Graduation & Concert- Visual and graphic team. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Graduation & Concert- our MCs did a good job. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Graduation - I got my certificate
KSDS Graduation and Concert - Getting ready to perform
28 November 2015 When in need of wisdom and understanding one can count on the blessings of Buddha Tsongkapa. Timeless and Sacred! http://bit.ly/1LQAZPd
Nice weather and fresh air in the morning in Kechara Forest Retreat. :) Wahying
Young Adults of Kechara (YAKS) is doing some farming at Kechara Forest Retreat. Wahying
2 days ago
Dorje Shugden Puja at Kechara House Penang. Pastor Patsy
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Urgent Menlha conducted today for Sponsor's beloved who are ill. By puja House 27 November'15
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Gossip Cutting Puja conducted today. 27 November'15
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Every day Kent Kok will check and Repair Gompa facilities. By Puja House 28 November'15





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