Pakaian Tradisional Malaysia

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Malaysia adalah sebuah negara yang indah dengan pelbagai budaya dan sejarah yang kaya. Masyarakat dari pelbagai latar belakang etnik mempunyai pakaian tradisional yang berbeza yang mencerminkan budaya mereka. Saya ingin berkongsi dengan anda kepelbagaian dan keindahan pakaian di Malaysia. Berikut adalah beberapa pakaian etnik yang sering dipakai oleh rakyat Malaysia yang menunjukkan warisan budaya mereka.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Pakaian Melayu

The baju kurung comprises two parts: a blouse and a long skirt

Baju kurung terdiri daripada dua bahagian: blaus dan kain panjang

Sebelum abad ke-20 dan kedatangan Islam, wanita Melayu memakai kemban, kain sarung atau kain panjang,yang membaluti sekeliling badan dan membiarkan bahu terdedah. Penerimaan universal Islam sebagai agama utama Melayu melihatkan pemakaian kemban lenyap dan peningkatan pemakaian baju kurung yang lebih sederhana dan elegan. Baju kurung terdiri daripada dua bahagian: blaus dan skirt panjang. Blaus tersebut adalah longgar dengan panjang yang berbeza antara pinggul dan lutut. Secara tradisinya, baju kurung mempunyai lengan panjang, tetapi fesyen moden menunjukkan rekaan lengan tiga suku panjang dengan lengan loceng dan kembang. Skirt baju kurung panjang hingga ke buku lali dan mempunyai pelisir satu bahagian tepi untuk memudahkan berjalan dan duduk. Pakaian ini boleh dibuat dengan songket tradisional atau kain batik, atau dengan fabrik kapas dengan corak bunga yang ringkas atau corak batik atau mana-mana gabungan fabrik moden. Untuk melengkapkan busana tersebut,wanita biasanya akan memakai selendang atau tudung.

Women in baju kurung

Wanita berbaju kurung

Men in baju melayu

Lelaki berbaju Melayu

Pakaian tradisional bagi lelaki Melayu ialah Baju Melayu. Ia terdiri daripada baju lengan panjang yang longgar dipakai dengan seluar serta sampin atau kain sarung pendek yang diikat di pinggang. Untuk melengkapkan busana, lelaki Melayu memakai topi yang dikenali sebagai songkok.

 

Kepentingan Tudung

A woman wearing tudung

Perempuan memakai tudung

Tudung adalah istilah Melayu untuk skaf kepala atau selendang yang menutupi rambut, leher serta bahagian dada, dan meninggalkan hanya wajah wanita terbuka. Kadang-kala tudung dipanggil hijab perkataan Arab yang bermaksud ‘halangan’dan memenuhi kod pakaian dalam Islam yang menyeru wanita Islam untuk berpakaian sopan.

Walaupun tudung tidak wajib bagi wanita sebelum baligh, sesetengah ibu bapa mula melatih anak perempuan untuk memakai tudung dari kecil. Keputusan untuk memakai tudung sebagai sebahagian daripada pakaian harian seseorang biasanya adalah keputusan peribadi dan ia adalah satu komitmen yang dipegang sepanjang hayat.

Children wearing tudung

Kanak-kanak memakai tudung

 

Cara Pemakaian

 
Kemban

A woman in kemban and a man in sarong

Wanita berkemban dan lelaki berkain sarung

Terdapat dua jenis kain sarung – sehelai kain yang panjang dan kain yang kedua-dua lebar hujungnya dicantum dan dijahit menjadi bentuk tiub. Untuk memakai kain sarung yang dijahit, anda perlu langkah ke dalam bahagian tengah kain dan tarik sehingga ke bawah lengan anda. Lipat bahagian tepi kain sarung ke bahagian hadapan anda dan lipat sebanyak beberapa inci ke bawah untuk memastikan kain tetap ditempatnya. Kemudian, gulung lipatan ke bawah beberapa kali untuk memastikan bahawa sarong tidak lucut.

Kain sarung lepas memerlukan kain tersebut menutup seluruh bahagian belakang badan sambil tangan anda memegang setiap hujung kain.Balut kain di sekeliling badan anda. Bagi memudahkan pemakaian, anda boleh mengepit kain di bahagian bawah lengan anda supaya tangan anda bebas untuk memintal sudut kain sarung sebelum membuat simpulan pada paras dada.

 
Tudung

How to wear tudung

Cara pemakaian tudung

Terdapat banyak cara untuk menggayakan skarf atau selendang menjadi tudung. Gaya asas segi tiga sesuai dengan mana-mana jenis kain berbentuk segi empat.

  1. Lipat salah satu sudut selendang ke bawah hingga bertemu sudut bertentangan untuk membentuk bentuk segi tiga.
  2. Letakkan sisi panjang selendang yang dilipat di atas dahi anda. Kedua-dua hujung selendang itu akan menutupi bahu anda, dan hujung segi tiga akan tergantung di belakang kepala anda.
  3. Buka mulut anda ketika anda tarik tudung di bawah dagu anda, kemudian pinkan tudung. Mulut anda dibuka supaya anda akan mempunyai ruang yang mencukupi untuk menggerakkan rahang anda apabila tudung siap dipakai.
  4. Seterusnya, silangkan hujung selendang pada leher anda supaya hujung selendang sebelah kiri pergi ke kanan, dan sebaliknya. Ekor selendang perlu menutupi bahagian leher dan ke bawah bahagian belakang bahu anda.
  5. Tarik kedua-dua hujung ke belakang kepala anda dan pin kedua-dua di bawah sudut belakang selendang itu.
  6. Laraskan tudung dan anda telah siap memakai tudung.

Terdapat alternatif sedia dipakai di kedai-kedai yang hanya memerlukan anda untuk memasukkan kepala anda melalui bukaan selendang itu. Apabila selendang berada di tempat dan anda telah membuat pelarasan yang perlu, anda telah bersedia untuk menunjukkan gaya baru anda.

Perlu diingat bahawa wanita Islam memakai tudung sebagai satu bentuk komitmen kepada diri dan agama mereka. Janganlah mengambil pemakaian tudung sebagai satu jenaka dalam apa jua cara serta menghormati wanita-wanita ini.

 
Sampin

Malay men wearing sampan

Lelaki Melayu memakai sampin

Cara pemakaian sampin hampir sama degan kemban, kecuali sampin dipakai sama ada di pinggang atau pinggul. Selepas masuk ke bahagian tengah sarung dan menariknya sehingga ke paras pinggang, lipat kedua-dua hujung ke arah dalam supaya kain yang dibalut dengan selesa di sekeliling anda. Lipat beberapa inci pertama sarong ke bawah dan terus melipat sehingga hujung sampin berada di bawah lutut. Lengkapkan busana anda dengan songkok.

 

Tempat untuk membeli

Pakaian tradisional Melayu boleh didapati di banyak pusat membeli-belah utama di Malaysia. Salah satu tempat tersebut ialah Wisma Yakin yang mempunyai pelbagai pilihan pakaian Melayu tradisional.

Wisma Yakin
Jalan Masjid India,
City Centre, 50100
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Cara untuk pergi ke Wisma Yakin
Sekiranya anda menaiki LRT, stesen terdekat ialah Stesen LRT Bandaraya dan Stesen LRT Masjid Jamek, yang berada dalam jarak berjalan kaki dari Wisma Yakin. Jalan Masjid India adalah satu kawasan segi tiga bersempadankan Jalan Ampang, Jalan Dang Wangi dan Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. Anda juga boleh menggunakan teksi atau Uber untuk sampai ke sana.

 

Pakaian Masyarakat Cina

A woman wearing a traditional cheongsam

Wanita memakai ceongsam tradisional

Orang Cina telah mengadaptasi pakaian tradisional yang selesa tetapi dipanggil ceongsam, yang juga dikenali sebagai ‘baju panjang’. Pakaian ini juga merupakan pilihan fesyen popular bagi wanita moden. ceongsam ini biasanya diperbuat daripada kain sutera dengan satin bersulam atau fabrik lembut yang lain. Ceongsam merupakan sehelai pakaian yang mempunyai kolar tinggi dengan butang katup dari leher ke bahagian atas dada. Ia adalah pakaian panjang dan mengikut bentuk tubuh dengan belahan setinggi paha sama ada pada satu atau kedua-dua bahagian tepi pakaian. Ceongsam telah berevolusi mengikut perkembangan masa dan kini menawarkan variasi lebih pendek yang popular dalam kalangan golongan muda.

Samfu adalah satu lagi pakaian tradisional masyarakat Cina, tetapi biasanya dipakai oleh wanita yang lebih berumur dan matang. Sama seperti pakaian tidur, samfu adalah pakaian dua helai yang terdiri daripada blaus longgar beserta seluar tiga suku panjang atau panjang mencecah buku lali.

A variety of samfoo

Variasi samfu

Walaupun tiada pakaian tradisional yang khusus bagi lelaki, seseorang boleh mendapatkan baju berbutang yang diperbuat daripada bahan yang serupa dengan ceongsam. Baju ini boleh didapati sama ada dengan lengan panjang atau lengan pendek dengan butang katup di tengah-tengah bahagian hadapan.

 

Tempat untuk membeli

Pakaian tradisional Cina boleh didapati di pusat membeli-belah utama di seluruh Kuala Lumpur dan Malaysia. Jika anda membeli-belah di luar musim Tahun Baru Cina, Pasar Seni di Kuala Lumpur adalah pilihan yang terbaik untuk pakaian dan barangan kebudayaan.

Pasar Seni
Jalan Hang Kasturi,
City Centre, 50050
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
http://www.centralmarket.com.my/

Central Market in Kuala Lumpur

Pasar Seni di Kuala Lumpur

Cara untuk pergi ke Pasar Seni
Jika anda menaiki kereta api, anda boleh mengambil laluan Kelana Jaya dan berhenti di Stesen Pasar Seni, yang terletak betul-betul di seberang jalan dari Pasar Seni di Kuala Lumpur. Anda juga boleh mengambil laluan Ampang, tetapi anda perlu turun di Stesen Masjid Jamek yang terletak dalam jarak 15 minit berjalan kaki dari Pasar Seni. Jika anda menggunakan perkhidmatan KTM Komuter, Stesen Kuala Lumpur hanya dalam jarak 5 minit berjalan kaki.

Jika anda bercadang untuk menaiki bas, gunakan perkhidmatan bas Rapid KL yang berikut:
821, 822, 851, 180, 640, 650, 651, 652, 772, 780, 781, 782, 750, 751, 752, 770, 771, BET1, BET3, BET4.

Anda juga boleh menggunakan perkhidmatan bas KL Hop-On Hop-Off. Ini adalah bas City Tour yang berhenti di stesen bas berhadapan Pasar Seni Kuala Lumpur. Pilihan lain adalah GOKL, perkhidmatan bas bandar percuma yang berhenti di hadapan Pasar Seni. Anda juga boleh menggunakan teksi atau Uber untuk sampai ke sana.

 

Masyakarat India

Indian women wearing sari

Wanita India memakai sari

Sari adalah pakaian tradisional India yang paling dikenali. Sari berukuran 4-8 meter panjang dan kira-kira 0.6-1.2 meter lebar. Kain dalam dipakai di bawah sari dengan choli, blaus yang ketat yang terdedah di bahagian pinggang, berlengan atau tanpa lengan,sedondon atau kontras. Seluruh sari dibalut pada seluruh badan, mencapai hanya pada paras pusat, dengan hujung yang mempunyai sulaman atau cetakan yang sarat menutupi bahu kiri. Lebar sari mencecah dari pinggang hingga ke lantai dan terikat kemas di pinggang menggunakan tali cerut. Warna kain dalam perlu sepadan mungkin dengan warna asas sari. Ia berfungsi sebagai pakaian sokongan untuk membantu sari tetap pada tempatnya.

Wanita dari Utara India, walau bagaimanapun, memakai salwar kameez, juga dikenali sebagai sut Punjabi. Salwar kameez ialah pakaian panjang seperti gaun, blaus tanpa lengan yang dipakai dengan seluar dan dipadankan selendang untuk busana yang lengkap.

Indian men wearing kurta

Lelaki India memakai kurta

Secara tradisi, lelaki India memakai kurta dan seluar untuk majlis formal. Kurta ialah baju panjang hingga ke lutut dan biasa diperbuat daripada kapas atau linen.

 

Cara pemakaian

How to wear an Indian sari

Cara pemakaian sari

Sari

  1. Pertama sekali, pilih kain dalam yang sepadan dengan warna asas sari. Kain dalam tidak akan kelihatan apabila sari telah dipakai.
  2. Choli akan dipakai juga. Panjang choli hanya sehingga bahagian bawah dada meninggalkan bahagian pinggang dan pusat terdedah.
  3. Kemudian, mulakan dengan menyelit hujung kosong sari ke dalam kain dalam pada kedudukan awal di bahagian kanan pusat. Hujung luar akan terjuntai ke bawah jadi anda perlu pastikan sari tidak meleret di atas lantai.
  4. Apabila panjang telah ditetapkan, anda boleh bawa baki panjang sari ke sisi kiri dari belakang, membaluti diri anda sekali, supaya sari akan berada di hadapan sebelah kanan anda.
  5. Anda akan terus menyelit sari ke dalam kain dalam sambil memastikan sari yang menutupi anda tidak menyentuh lantai.
  6. Seterusnya, buat lima hingga tujuh lipatan dengan lebar yang sama, lebih kurang lima inci setiap lipatan, bermula dengan hujung sari yang diselit.
  7. Kumpulkan kesemua lipatan dengan kemas, dengan memastikan bucu bawah lipatan adalah lurus, sama dan tidak mencecah lantai.
  8. Pinkan menggunakan pin keselamatan untuk mengelakkan lipatan terbuka.
  9. Selitkan lipatan ke kain dalam dengan kemas di bahagian pinggang, di mana lipatan di sebelah kiri pusat supaya lipatan terbuka ke sebelah kiri.
  10. Tutupkan baki fabrik di sekeliling pinggang anda sekali lagi dari kiri ke bahagian belakang dan ke kanan semua sambil memegang hujung hujung atas sari.
  11. Apabila sari sampai ke hadapan semula, sangkutkan di atas bahu kiri supaya hujung sari berjuntai di belakang anda. Anda juga boleh menggunakan pin keselamatan untuk menyematkan sari ke choli di bahu supaya tidak terjatuh.

 
Salwar Kameez

Indian women in salwar kameez

Wanita India memakai salwar kameez

Seluar salwar biasanya mempunyai pinggang bergetah atau tali cerut di bahagian hadapan. Anda juga boleh menentukan bahagian depan dan belakang seluar berdasarkan kedudukan kocek. Sebaik sahaja anda memakai seluar, laraskan kaki seluar supaya kain jatuh ke bawah dengan cantik. Blaus mungkin mempunyai manik, cangkuk atau reka bentuk khas, jadi berhati-hati agar tidak tersangkut di rambut semasa anda menyarung blaus tersebut. Untuk melengkapkan busana, pakai selendang di atas bahu, di leher, atau hanya gantungkan di salah satu bahu anda.

 

Tempat untuk Membeli

Little India in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

Little India di Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

Anda boleh mendapatkan pakaian tradisional India di Little India, Kuala Lumpur. Hanya pergi ke Brickfields, anda akan mempunyai pelbagai gaya untuk dipilih.

Brickfields
Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan,
Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

Cara untuk ke Brickfields
Untuk pergi ke Brickfields dengan menaiki kereta api, anda boleh menggunakan laluan LRT Putra atau Monorail KL, berhenti di stesen KL Sentral dan berjalan ke Brickfields.

 

Pakaian Peranakan

Ladies in kebaya pendek

Wanita berkebaya pendek

Peranakan adalah budaya unik yang bermula apabila pendatang Cina mula berkahwin campur ke dalam masyarakat Melayu beberapa abad yang lalu. Mereka juga dikenali sebagai Baba-Nyonya. “Baba” merujuk kepada lelaki, dan “Nyonya” merujuk kepada wanita.

Pakaian tradisional Nyonya adalah kebaya nyonya, dipakai dengan batik sarung sebagai skirt dan tiga kerosang atau kerongsang untuk memastikan kebaya tetap di tempatnya. Wanita juga memakai sepasang selipar manik buatan tangan yang dipanggil kasot manek-manek untuk melengkapkan busana. Kasot manek-manek tradisional adalah sepasang selipar jahitan tangan di mana manik-manik kaca diikat dan dijahit pada kanvas. Ia sering mempunyai reka bentuk bunga Eropah dengan warna Peranakan yang terang.

Pakaian Nyonya terdiri daripada tiga lapisan, pakaian dalaman, jaket luar dan kain sarung. Jaket luar biasanya diperbuat daripada bahan jarang, seperti kapas kain kasa, voile atau georgette. Pakaian dalaman biasanya adalah anak baju tradisional yang dipanggil choli.Jaket disulam dengan sarat dengan penekanan pada kolar, lengan dan kelim. Sulaman biasanya dilakukan dengan tangan kerana sulaman mesin jahit tidak sehalus jahitan tangan. Kebaya nyonya biasanya menggunakan kain sarung dengan reka bentuk Batik Jawa.

Peranakan women in baju panjang

Wanita peranakan memakai baju panjang

Kebaya nyonya datang dalam dua gaya asas. Pertama ialah baju panjang, yang menampilkan jaket panjang paras lutut dengan potongan lurus. Ia biasanya dipakai oleh wanita yang lebih berumur dan diperbuat daripada material yang jarang. Satu set tiga kerongsang digunakan untuk mengancing bahagian hadapan baju panjang. Sapu tangan kapas bersulam yang disisipkan di kawasan kolar untuk melengkapkan gaya. Gaya kedua dipanggil kebaya pendek. Ia lebih disukai oleh Nyonya muda kerana jaket paras pinggang ini menyerlahkan bentuk badan.

A peranakan groom wearing baju lokchuan

Pengantin peranakan memakai baju lokcuan

Baba memakai baju lokcuan, sama seperti yang dipakai lelaki Cina. Ada yang lebih gemar memakai baju lengan panjang berkolar Cina atau berbaju batik.

 

Cara Pemakaian

Sarong for the Nyonya Kebaya

Kain sarung sangat mudah dipakai. Hanya sarungkannya dan letakkan diri anda di sebelah kiri sarung sambil memegang hujung kanan kain dengan tangan kiri. Menggunakan tangan kanan, pegang bahagian hadapan sarung agar terletak kemas di bahagian abdomen. Dengan menggunakan tangan kiri, lipat baki kain ke arah pinggang sebelah kiri sambil memegang bahagian tepi di hadapan dan belakang di mana ia bertemu di bahagian kanan pinggang anda . Ikat semua dengan kemas kemudian lipat bahagian atas sarung dipinggang ke arah luar. Pastikan sarong tidak menyapu lantai, kemudian pusingkan supaya hujung sarong berlipat di hadapan paha kiri. Selalunya, tali pinggang sesuai untuk memastikan kain sarung tidak bergerak.

 

Tempat membeli

Jonker street in Melaka, Malaysia

Jonker Street di Melaka, Malaysia

Tempat terbaik untuk mendapatkan barangan Peranakan ialah Melaka yang kaya dengan sejarah budaya Peranakan. Sama ada di Jonker Street atau Hatten Square Melaka Mall. Jika ada berada di Kuala Lumpur, terdapat beberapa kedai di Pasar Seni yang menjual pakaian tradisional masyakarat Baba.

Jonker Street
Jalan Hang Jebat,
75200 Melaka, Malaysia

Hatten Square
Jalan Merdeka,
Bandar Hilir,
75000 Melaka, Malaysia
http://www.hattensquare.com.my/

Pasar Seni
Jalan Hang Kasturi,
50050 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
http://www.centralmarket.com.my/

Hatten Square, Melaka, Malaysia

Hatten Square, Melaka, Malaysia

Cara untuk pergi ke Pasar Seni

Jika anda menaiki kereta api, anda boleh mengambil laluan Kelana Jaya dan berhenti di Stesen Pasar Seni, yang terletak betul-betul di seberang jalan dari Pasar Seni di Kuala Lumpur. Anda juga boleh mengambil laluan Ampang, tetapi anda perlu turun di Stesen Masjid Jamek yang terletak dalam jarak 15 minit berjalan kaki dari Pasar Seni. Jika anda menggunakan perkhidmatan KTM Komuter, Stesen Kuala Lumpur hanya dalam jarak 5 minit berjalan kaki.

Jika anda bercadang untuk menaiki bas, gunakan perkhidmatan bas Rapid KL yang berikut:
821, 822, 851, 180, 640, 650, 651, 652, 772, 780, 781, 782, 750, 751, 752, 770, 771, BET1, BET3, BET4.

Anda juga boleh menggunakan bas KL Hop-On Hop-Off. Ini adalah bas City Tour yang berhenti di stesen bas berhadapan Pasar Seni Kuala Lumpur. Pilihan lain adalah GOKL, perkhidmatan bas bandar percuma yang berhenti di hadapan Pasar Seni. Anda juga boleh menggunakan teksi atau Uber untuk sampai ke sana.

 

Serani

Women of Portuguese-Eurasian descent in Melaka wearing their traditional attires

Wanita keturunan Serani di Melaka memakai pakaian tradisional mereka

Serani adalah keturunan peneroka Portugis abad ke-16 tetapi telah menetap di Melaka. Pakaian tradisional mereka sangat mencerminkan warisan mereka. Warna hitam dan merah menjadi warna utama pakaian tradisional mereka. Lelaki memakai jaket dan seluar dengan ikatan di pinggang, manakala wanita memakai skirt berlapis hadapan yang lebar.

 

Sarawak

Terdapat banyak budaya berbeza di Sarawak. Walau bagaimanapun, terdapat tiga kumpulan etnik utama di Sarawak yang pakaian tradisional mereka sering dilihat.

 

Iban

An Iban couple in traditional attire

Pasangan Iban memakai pakaian tradisional

Pasangan Iban memakai pakaian tradisional

Ngepan Iban yang lengkap terdiri daripada:

  1. Sugu tinggi, perhiasan kepala daripada perak.
  2. Marek empang atau tangu yang dipakai di leher dan diletakkan di atas bahu orang yang memakai.
  3. Kain karap atau kebat, kain tenun tradisional yang dipakai di pinggang.
  4. Lampit atau tali pinggang perak.
  5. Rawai atau korset perak.
  6. Tumpa pirak atau bentuk, gelang perak mengelilingi pergelangan tangan.
  7. Gelang kaki atau gerunchung.
  8. Dompet perak atau buah pauh.
  9. Selampai atau ikat pinggang.
  10. Tali ujan atau mulung, rantai perak yang berkualiti.
  11. Sementing buchai atau sengkiling, korset syiling dengan syiling tergantung.

Pakaian tradisional bagi lelaki dikenali sebagai baju burung, yang dipakai bersama-sama dengan sirat. Baju burung adalah baju seperti rompi dan sirat ialah selendang panjang, kira-kira 25sm (10 inci) lebar dan 3-4m (10-12 kaki) panjang, yang terikat pada pinggang. Kedua-dua hujung selendang itu digunakan untuk menutup bahagian depan dan belakang, supaya tidak mendedahkan diri mereka.

 

Cara Pemakaian

Sirat

Tarik satu hujung selendang itu dari belakang, antara punggung dan ke hadapan, untuk menutup bahagian kemaluan. Menggunakan hujung panjang selendang itu, bulatkan selendang di bahagian pinggul di bawah hujung yang pertama yang anda gunakan. Selepas mendapatkan akhir yang lebih panjang selendang di sekeliling pinggang anda mengikut panjang yang diingini, mengikat simpulan di atas bidang rekah natal anda.

 

Orang Ulu

Ulu women in their traditional attire

Wanita Ulu memakai pakaian tradisional

Orang Ulu terdiri daripada beberapa suku kaum iaitu Kenyah, Kayan, Kelabit, Klemantan, Lun Bawang dan suku kaum Penan. Mereka memakai pakaian tradisional hanya semasa upacara ritual penting dan sambutan tetamu.

Wanita memakai hiasan kepala yang dipanggil lavong dan pakaian yang dipanggil ketip, diperbuat dengan tangan. Hiasan kepala yang diperbuat daripada manik manakala ketip yang dihiasi dengan manik dan labuci berwarna-warni.

 

Bidayuh

Bidayuh women in their traditional attire

Wanita Bidayuh memakai pakaian tradisional

Pakaian Bidayuh untuk wanita terdiri daripada blaus lengan pendek atau tanpa lengan, skirt yang dipanggil jomuh dan aksesori yang sepadan,termasuk selapi (ikat pinggang), pangiah (kalung manik), porik (tali pinggang logam) dan sipiah (tengkolok).

Lelaki Bidayuh memakai tawuop atau tahup,sekeping kain panjang yang dibalut di sekeliling badan dan kedua-dua hujung kain terjuntai menutupi bahagian hadapan dan belakang badan. Hiasan kepala lelaki dikenali sebagai Sumba Burang dan gelang kaki dipanggil kima.

Pangiah adalah kalung manik yang diperbuat daripada manik seramik berkualiti tinggi dan loket. Loket pada pangiah yang dibuat sama ada daripada taring binatang buas atau dari gigi tiruan. Pangiah ini mempunyai baris manik yang sangat berwarna-warni manik yang diikat bersama dengan tali nilon atau jalur kecil. Ia adalah aksesori yang sempurna wanita Bidayuh untuk majlis rasmi, makan malam kebudayaan atau kegunaan harian. Pangiah menunjukkan identiti budaya Bidayuh dan merupakan salah satu yang mesti ada bagi seorang wanita Bidayuh.

 

Sabah

Models in Sabah traditional clothes

Model memakai pakaian tradisional Sabah

Terdapat kira-kira 32 kumpulan pribumi di Sabah dan variasi pakaian puak yang sama banyak dalam gaya yang berbeza. Kebanyakan kumpulan ini mempunyai gaya dan warna mereka sendiri, walaupun sebahagian besar daripada mereka menggunakan hitam sebagai asas. Warna ditambah dengan menjahit manik merah, oren, putih dan hijau. Pakaian tradisional ini biasanya termasuk kalung antik manik dan tali pinggang, barang kemas perak ukiran tangan dan tali pinggang syiling dolar perak lama. Kebanyakan aksesori ini adalah barangan berharga. Mereka dianggap sebagai pusaka keluarga berharga yang diturunkan dari satu generasi ke generasi seterusnya.

 

Kadazandusun

Kadazandusun women and man in their traditional attire

Lelaki dan wanita Kadazandusun memakai pakaian tradisional

Kadazandusun adalah kumpulan etnik terbesar di Sabah. Wanita budaya ini memakai baju pendek dikenali sebagai sinuangga dan skirt balut dipanggil tapi. Mereka mempunyai selendang batik yang dipasang dengan tali pinggang himpogot yang diperbuat daripada syiling dolar perak. Mereka berhias dengan aksesori barang kemas emas seperti hamai (kalung), gohong (gelang tangan), simbong (anting-anting), Sinsing (cincin) dan pawn (kerongsang).

Material asas untuk sinuangga adalah kain komersial hitam dengan sutera atau baldu digunakan untuk majlis upacara. Untuk pakaian harian,ia dibuat dengan kapas. Sinuangga adalah baju lengan pendek dengan garis leher – U yang dipakai oleh wanita muda. Ia mempunyai sulaman di sepanjang bukaan untuk kepala dan lengan, lipit sampingan dan sepanjang tengah belakang. Sulaman diperbuat daripada benang kapas merah, kuning dan krim. Butang emas dijahit dari leher ke pinggang pada pakaian bertujuan untuk majlis-majlis istiadat atau formal. Tapi ialah pakaian balut panjang yang serupa dengan kain sarung.

Pakaian tradisional untuk lelaki adalah gaung dan souva. Gaung adalah baju lengan panjang dengan hiasan emas dan butang. Souva adalah sepasang seluar panjang yang dipakai dengan tali pinggang yang dipanggil toogot. Terdapat hiasan emas sepanjang lipit souva itu. Lelaki juga memakai siga, sejenis hiasan kepala, di atas kepala mereka untuk melengkapkan gaya. Siga diperbuat daripada kapas dan boleh sama ada dilipat atau dibelitkan. Siga biasanya dipakai untuk tujuan upacara.

 

Bajau

Bajau men in their traditional attire

Lelaki Bajau memakai pakaian tradisional

Mereka dianggap sebagai koboi Timur. Semasa majlis khas, lelaki Bajau memakai hitam atau kadang-kadang baju lengan panjang berwarna putih dipanggil badu sampit. Ia mempunyai butang emas di sepanjang bahagian hadapan baju seperti kemeja berbutang juga dihiasi dengan bunga perak yang dipanggil intiras. Ia sepadan dengan badu sampit dengan sepasang seluar ketat. Kedua-dua baju dan seluar dijahit dengan hiasan emas. Mereka juga selalu memakai hiasan kepala dipanggil podong. Lelaki Bajau juga membawa pisau berhulu perak yang dipanggil keris di sisi. Sarung keris diperbuat daripada kayu dan perak. Dia juga membawa bilah atau bujak.

 

Rungus

Rungus men and women in their traditional attire

Lelaki dan wanita rungus memakai pakaian tradisional

Pakaian tradisional wanita Rungus diperbuat dengan kain yang diproses daripada kapas yang ditanam dan ditenun sendiri. Kain hitam dengan sedikit corak jahitan tangan dipakai dari dada hingga ke pinggang. Ini menjadi banat tondu atau baju yang dipadankan dengan tapi rinugading,skirt paras lutut daripada material yang sama. Terdapat satu lagi kain hitam seperti skaf kira-kira 30 cm (11.8 inci) panjang. Ia diletakkan di atas kepala dan terletak di bahu untuk menutupi tangan seperti lengan baju. Ia dipakai oleh wanita beserta dengan Orot, tali pinggang yang diperbuat daripada kulit kayu dilucutkan dengan cincin tembaga kecil dan manik ditenun di atasnya. Orot dipakai di bahagian pinggang dengan tali manik,dikenali sebagai lobokon yang digantung longgar dari Orot itu. Orot adalah hasil buatan tangan lelaki Rungus menggunakan teknik yang yang hanya diketahui oleh mereka. Rantai manik panjang, dipanggil sandang, juga dipakai menyerong di atas bahu. Sandang juga termasuk cakera gading putih yang diambil dari cengkerang kima atau tulang haiwan.

Rambut wanita biasanya disikat menjadi sanggul dan dihias dengan hiasan kepala berbunga warna-warni yang dipanggil titimbok. Terdapat lingkaran manik dipanggil sisingal yang diikat disekeliling dahi. Tocang yang diperbuat daripada perca kain yang dijahit bersama, diikat dibelakang leher.

 
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  • Sarassitham
    Monday, Jun 21. 2021 11:38 PM
    Thank you for the amazing sharing, not everyone has the opportunity to go overseas to visit, but this article has given us the chance to view and visit the unique architectural design temple.

    Looking at those beautiful pictures, fantastic design, experiencing the unique life-style and featured culture gives us an enjoyable feeling. I loved the concept, the simplicity and the aesthetics of the architecture.

    The atmosphere, environment and the scenery looks so good while we can feel the holy place calm, peace and relaxing. Hope it will remain the beauty for years to come.

    https://bit.ly/3j0hMmW
  • Sarassitham
    Saturday, Jun 19. 2021 02:07 AM
    Wonderful Hokkaido, another beautiful and the second largest island of Japan. Hokkaido is an ever popular holiday destination that drives tourism all year round. It is an immense island filled with wonders, ancient cultures, fascinating places, traditional architecture, amazing landscapes. Thanks for the interesting sharing and hope to visit and to taste the delicious and yummy foods.

    https://bit.ly/3vBDgcj
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 18. 2021 02:03 PM
    In Buddhism, the four noble truths are considered to be the first teaching of the Buddha. These four truths are called noble because they liberate us from suffering. They are real, infallible and do not change and were first taught by Buddha after his enlightenment. Its always be a reminder to all of us these powerful teachings, the way to achieve a release from suffering.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this precise teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/magic-4.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 18. 2021 02:00 PM
    A man ‘s good friend and companion a white faithful dog with brown patches ’s chased after his deceased owner during funeral procession. Heartfelt looking at the pictures and watching the video tells all. The love and loyalty this dog is simply amazing. This dog is the only thing on earth that loves his owner more than he loves himself. Even after the burial ceremony this dog refused to leave. He is so royal to and would fiercely defend his owner whom it loves. Obviously the dog wasn’t ready to loose and let its owner go. So sad to see the moment . May this royal dog found another owner who would loves and care for him like the previous owner.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/faithful-dog-chases-deceased-owner.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 18. 2021 01:59 PM
    Soothing songs sung by this talented lady….. Ivonice . Ivonice have put in much effort to come up with these meaningful music that is blessed and spiritually infused.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/spiritual-songs-you-must-listen-to.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 17. 2021 01:14 PM
    Rejoice Kyabje Zawa Rinpoche having opened another new centre the Tsongkhapa Meditation Center at Ste-Sophie, Quebec ,Canada. This center is actually Zawa Rinpoche’s third centre in Canada. Zawa Rinpoche has been working and traveling tirelessly raising awareness about the ban on Dorje Shugden. Truly fortunate to be invited there for the opening of new Buddhist temple for those Kecharians . Those beautiful pictures tells us more. Amazing there were many auspicious signs such as rainbow either one or double rainbows or even circular ones around the sun few days before the opening ceremony. While Zawa Rinpoche was installing a Dharma wheel on the roof of the gompa, another auspicious sign appeared as seen clearly in the photograph…a five-colored lights shone from the Dharma wheel. Wow …spotted white flowers sprouted spontaneously on the land too. Just before the opening ceremony, two small ponies came from nowhere onto their land and disappeared after Zawa Rinpoche fed them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/congratulations-to-kyabje-zawa-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 17. 2021 01:12 PM
    Interesting and new to me when I first read this article in 2018 . Freemasonry consists of fraternal organisations in the world that trace their origins from the end of the 14th century. They started as a group of skilled builder of men from all walks of life, from many religions and many backgrounds. While not a secret society, but it does have secret passwords and rituals that originate with the medieval guild. They greet one another with a variety of handshakes, all based on one’s rank within the organization. Its more like a social and philanthropic organization meant to make its members lead more virtuous and socially oriented lives. They who want to make more of themselves, to support each other and to enhance their communities, talk about everything except for politics and religion. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/who-are-the-freemasons.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 17. 2021 01:08 PM
    nspiring aticle of Nick Keomahavong, a Youtuber , previously a practicing psychotherapist, professional dancer, businessman, has been ordained as a Theravada Buddhist monk in Thailand . At the pinnacle of his professional success he left everything, his comfortable life in San Diego ,California travelling to Thailand to be a monk. Years of self-improvement and understanding of human sufferings has led him to completely transform his life to be a Buddhist. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/why-i-left-everything-to-become-a-buddhist-monk.html
  • Sarassitham
    Wednesday, Jun 16. 2021 11:52 PM
    This was a wonderful and much needed article. A true believer in the beauty of life and the world we live in. The truth of the matter is that inner beauty should be the one we focusing on all of our lives. Outer beauty fades as we age, but our inner persona never goes anywhere.

    Although it may be harder for some to do so and it can take a lot of time, it’s not impossible for anyone because beauty lies within us. Thank you for sharing, the most generic definition of it is a type of beauty that does not rely on the visible features.

    https://bit.ly/3wwNKLw
  • Tong
    Wednesday, Jun 16. 2021 06:45 PM
    I had one for my KL house, I took the no. 5 for my living room display. TQVM.
  • Sarassitham
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 11:34 PM
    Tree House offers a stunning tree-top location from which to enjoy the tranquil views.
    The brilliant architecture idea of John Lautner whose idea to build a property above ground level is already makes it to look extra ordinary.

    The design it self speaks the creativity of the famous architect. This place would be people’s favourite choice especially as a hangout space or recreation park.

    The amazing tree house provides privacy besides keeping us away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its definitely the best choice for a nature lover !

    https://bit.ly/3vs7pen
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 03:21 PM
    Beautiful and mystical painting of Dorje Shugden of various styles and in different tradition of different countries . All are commissioned by our Guru Tsem Rinpoche of Kechara, been painted to suit each unique culture. From the traditional African painting style, to Scandinavian style, Malaysia batik style , Hawaiian style, Indian style and so forth. All are very unique and colourful paintings. Merely looking at it is a blessing and would be nice to have it in our home.
    Thank you Rinpoche for coming up with all these amazing paintings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 03:20 PM
    Fauvism, style of painting that flourished in France . Fauve artists used pure, brilliant colour aggressively applied straight from the paint. Our Guru Tsem Rinpoche has commissioned a very special image of the Dharma protector Dorje Shugden in fauvist art, looking stunning.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and a short explanation about fauvist art by those famous artist.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/fauvistic-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 03:18 PM
    Dogs or cats provide us with a sense of emotional wellbeing. They give us unconditional love, which is why they’re also great company and comfort for people who live alone. Having one companion make us happier and healthier. It is important to take care and protect them from harm. But when the owner passed away or old , it best to have a home or shelter for them till their passing. It would be wonderful to have such a place 24 hour clinics for pets like those in Japan. In Japan ,Non-profit organizations are working tirelessly to protect animals and to find new homes for those left by their passing owners. With these homes at least those cats or dogs have a home , love and taking care of. Wish we had this here in Malaysia too.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/wish-we-had-this-in-malaysia.html
  • Sarassitham
    Monday, Jun 14. 2021 10:06 PM
    Wow! These looks so rich and yummy. Hot dog bun stuffed with a healthy nutritious, firm vegetarian sausage, which has the bite of vegetables and flavor of mustard, packed with smooth dressing. The recipe looks simply and easy to prepare, I will definitely try cooking this soon.

    Thank you so much for the delicious sharing, not only does vegetarianism meets all one’s nutrient needs, it promotes less health risks that come with eating meat.

    https://bit.ly/3vrFFpT

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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
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Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
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Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Fwd: 12 minute Affiliate Multiple Ways to Earn Commissions
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
7 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Fwd: Dear Sotha
9 months ago
Fwd: Dear Sotha
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
9 months ago
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
9 months ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
10 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
10 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
1 years ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
1 years ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
1 years ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
1 years ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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