10 Best Beaches in Malaysia

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Malaysia consists of a peninsula in the west and part of the island of Borneo in the east. Practically surrounded by the sea, Malaysia naturally has some of the best beaches in the world. With sunny tropical weather all year round, Malaysia is the perfect place for holiday vacationers to visit and enjoy the sun, sand and sea.

I grew up on an island in north Malaysia called Penang where the sea is in sight most of the time. When growing up, going to the beach was a weekend activity to be enjoyed with family and friends. It was only when I moved to Kuala Lumpur that I realised that I do not have that convenience anymore.

Here, I have compiled 10 of the best beaches in Malaysia that you can visit. Each destination is located in different parts of the country and each has their own attractiveness.

Of course, I will be biased and list Penang as one of the beach destinations in Malaysia! Enjoy reading and I hope this helps you plan one of your upcoming beach holidays here in Malaysia.

Tsem Rinpoche and William

 

1. Pangkor Island & Pangkor Laut

Pangkor Island is located in the state of Perak in Peninsula Malaysia. This beautiful island together with eight other islands makes up the archipelago. Only two islands are inhabited i.e. Pangkor and Pangkor Laut.

Pangkor Island is accessible by air from Kuala Lumpur or by boat from Lumut. The beaches on Pangkor Island are Teluk Nipah, Coral Bay, Teluk Belanga and Pasir Bogak. All are beautiful sandy beaches. The main activities at the beaches are jet skiing, banana boat rides and canoeing. You can also spend a day out sightseeing on the island. Places to visit are Dutch Fort with Tiger Rock, Foo Lin Kang Temple and the fishing villages. You can also buy local products like anchovies and other fish products.

Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island which has a luxury resort. It is just a 10-minute boat ride from Pangkor Island. The most famous beach there is Emerald Bay with its pristine emerald waters. You can just laze on sun loungers or have a dip in the sea. You can also venture out to sea in a charter boat and enjoy a day out.

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Beautiful sandy beach at Pangkor Island

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Snorkelling at Pangkor Island

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Chalets on stilts at Pangkor Laut Resort

 

2. Langkawi Island

Langkawi Island is easily accessible by air from domestic or international destinations. Alternatively, you can also get to Langkawi by ferry from Penang or Kuala Perlis.

Langkawi consists of over 100 islands which makes up the archipelago. It has been awarded the “World Geopark” status by UNESCO as it is rich with flora and fauna. The natural stone formations also make up the uniqueness of Langkawi.

Pantai Cenang in Langkawi is the most popular beach and is usually packed with visitors both local and foreign. The peak season to visit Langkawi is during December to January. The beach will be bustling with water sport activities like jet skiing, parasailing and banana boat rides. Should you want more quiet time to enjoy the natural beauty of Langkawi, you can charter a boat to go island hopping or sail around the geopark.

Langkawi is also a shopper’s haven as the whole island is duty free. All goods are exempted from tax. You can also visit the sky bridge or take a cable car to the peak of Langkawi where you will be able to catch a breathtaking view of its natural beauty.

There are many accommodation options available for all travellers, from 5-star resorts like The Four Seasons to beach chalets. Langkawi is a destination for families and adventurers alike.

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Langkawi archipelago

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Parasailing in Langkawi

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Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

 

3. Tioman Island

Tioman Island is off the coast of the eastern state of Pahang and is part of the Tioman marine park and nature reserve. The island enjoys duty free status and is thus a shopping paradise for visitors. Besides the shopping, Tioman is said to have one of the most beautiful beaches in the world – Juara Beach is famous for its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Salang Beach is the 2nd most popular.

Visitors can try various activities like snorkelling, diving and angling. August is the best month for visitors to dive as it will be rich in marine life due to the warm waters of the island. Alternatively, visitors can go for nature walks in the rainforest. There are many protected species of animals in the forest which you may encounter if you are lucky like the slow loris, mouse deer and porcupine.

If you are a golf enthusiast, you can play a round of golf in one of the two golf courses on the island.

The best time to visit Tioman Island is between May and July. The months to avoid are during the year end as it is monsoon season and the waves are high and dangerous.

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Snorkelling in Tioman

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Salang Beach

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White sands at Juara Beach

 

4. Redang Island

Redang Island is the most famous of the nine islands in the Redang archipelago which forms the marine park in Terengganu. The island is about 45 kilometres from Kuala Terengganu. You will need to take a 40-minute boat ride from Merang Jetty to reach the largest beach named Pasir Panjang.

The top activity in Redang Island is snorkelling as the waters are calm and coral reefs are abundant. Many resorts provide snorkelling packages by boat to nearby islands. Another popular activity is scuba diving. You may spot green turtles or reef sharks while diving as the waters are crystal clear. No motorised sea activity is allowed so as to protect the reefs. You can go kayaking or play beach volleyball should you need a break from diving.

Avoid Redang Island during the monsoon season which runs from November to February. During this time, many resorts are closed and transport to the island is limited. There is no backpacker accommodation available on the island, only mid-sized and luxury resorts which are mostly located at Pasir Panjang.

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Redang Island

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Clear waters at Redang Island

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Diving at Redang Island

 

5. Perhentian Island

Perhentian Island is located off the coast of Terengganu on the east coast of Malaysia. There are two main islands namely Perhentian Besar (Big island) and Perhentian Kecil (Small island). Both are an hour by boat from either Kuala Besut in Kelantan or Kuala Terengganu in Terengganu.

Perhentian Island is surrounded by white sandy beaches and the sea is filled with undamaged and protected reefs. Travellers go there mainly to snorkel or dive to experience the wondrous marine life among the reefs.

Perhentian Kecil is listed as one of the World’s 100 best beaches by CNN.

Accommodation-wise, the islands only have chalets and mid sized resorts. The best time to visit is from March to September. Most of the resorts will be closed from October to February due to the monsoon season.

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Pulau Perhentian

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Dive and snorkelling sites on Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil

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Pulau Perhentian Besar

 

6. Turtle Beach & Golden Beach in Similajau National Park, Sarawak

Similajau National Park is located in Bintulu in Sarawak, East Malaysia. It is 30 kilometres northeast of Bintulu and is a 30-minute taxi ride from Bintulu town. This national park was established in 1976. The most famous beaches there are Turtle Beach I & II and Golden Beach. Turtle Beach I & II are around 6 kilometres from the park office while Golden Beach is around 10 kilometres away.

The best way to get to the beach is to charter a fast boat from Bintulu Wharf. While you are there, you can sunbathe, swim in the sea or even snorkel. Turtle Beach is famous because turtles lay eggs at the beach from March to September every year. After enjoying the beach, you can then trek back to the park office where you can enjoy the flora and fauna in the park. Other activities include boat tours, jungle trekking and bird watching, all of which can be arranged at the park office.

There are chalets and hostels available for rent. Camping facilities such as BBQ pits are also available for those who are adventurous. All of this can be arranged at the park office. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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Turtle Beach

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Golden Beach

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Similajau National Park

 

7. Sipadan Island

Sipadan is the only island in Malaysia which lies in the ocean proper. It has been voted one of the best diving spots in the world as it attracts a vast variety of marine life. Located off the coast of Sabah nearest to the town of Semporna, a 30-minute speed boat ride will take you to Sipadan Island. To get to Semporna, fly into Tawau and take a 2-hour car ride.

Sipadan Island is a protected site, hence there is no accommodation on the island. Visitors can stay on nearby islands like Mabul or Kapalai which are 15 kilometres away or at Semporna town. Sipadan is open to day trippers from 8am to 3pm daily and is limited to 120 divers per day. When you book your diving tour with the operator, they will arrange your daily pass to Sipadan. There are no shops or restaurants at the island, therefore the operator will pack lunch and snacks for your trip.

The whole reason to go to Sipadan is to scuba dive and snorkel. Divers will experience rich marine life from corals to sea creatures. The highlight of diving in Sipadan is the Turtle Tomb, an underwater cave. You may see the remains of turtles which were trapped and drowned in the cave. You will need a dive master to take you into the cave.

If you are not a diver, then you can snorkel around the island where the waters are shallow and you will be able to see a wide variety of reefs, corals and fishes.

A word of caution: Sipadan has been the target of kidnappings in recent years, so please be careful and ensure your own safety. The waters are patrolled by the Malaysian Navy to ensure the safety of visitors.

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Clear waters of Sipadan Island

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Turtles are a common sight under the sea

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Resort on Mabul Island

 

8. Lang Tengah

Lang Tengah is an island off the coast of Terengganu located between Redang and Perhentian islands. A speedboat to the island from Tanjung Merang in Terengganu can be arranged with your resort. The trip will take about 40 minutes. Lang Tengah is quieter and less developed compared to Redang Island.

There are four resorts to choose from should you decide to go there for a holiday. The tropical waters surrounding Lang Tengah Island are turquoise and filled with marine life and corals. It is best to enjoy snorkelling and scuba diving there. Two of the beaches that are frequented by travellers are Pantai Mat Hassan and Pantai Pasir Air.

If you are visiting between April to October, you may be able to watch Green or Hawksbill turtles lay eggs at the beach. Please avoid the months from November to February as it is the monsoon season.

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White beach at Sari Pacifica Resort & Spa on Lang Tengah Island

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Aerial view of Summer Bay Resort at Lang Tengah Island

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Lang Tengah Dive Resort

 

9. Rawa Island

If you want to enjoy private time with your loved ones or spend quality time with yourself, Rawa Island is the place to go. It is located in the state of Johor in Malaysia and is accessible by boat from Mersing. The boat ride will take you 45 minutes.

When on Rawa Island, you can either choose to stay in the luxury resort or in the backpacker lodge. These are the only two options available. Whichever option you choose, you will be able to enjoy the sun and the white powdery sand on the beach. The island is perfect for honeymooners or couples searching for a romantic getaway. There are no shops on the island which makes it totally private.

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Rawa Island Resort

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One of the backpacker lodges at Rawa Island

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White sandy beach and clear waters of Rawa Island

 

10. Aur Island

If you are looking for the ultimate in tranquility and quiet, Aur Island is the place to go. It lies 76 kilometres off the coast of Johor and you will need to take a 4-hour boat ride from Mersing Jetty or from Singapore. These boat rides can only be arranged with the resorts at the island, of which there are three.

Due to the long distance between the shore and the island, scuba diving is incredible in the clear waters. The surroundings are home to a vast variety of marine life including manta rays, barracudas, turtles and much more. Dive season is between April to October and dive packages can be booked at dive centres on the mainland.

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Aur Island

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Underwater view at Aur Island

 

Bonus: Batu Feringghi, Penang

Penang has always attracted many tourists to its beaches since the 1970s and was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage City in 2008. With this listing, there has been a surge in tourist arrivals to visit both the heritage enclave in the city as well as the beaches in Batu Feringghi. Penang is easily accessible by international and domestic flights. It is also connected by railroad from Thailand and Singapore and a network of highways that make interstate travelling easy.

Batu Feringghi is the most famous beach in Penang. The beach is lined with a range of resorts and mid sized hotels that will suit the budget of all types of travellers. The beach thrives with a range of water sport activities like parasailing, jet skiing and banana boat rides. Take a stroll in the evenings or simply lay on the sun lounger with a drink and enjoy the picturesque sunset.

When the sun goes down, the night market along the main road of Batu Feringghi comes to life. A myriad array of stalls selling souvenirs, clothes, local products and food will satisfy your shopping needs. Do not forget to savour famous Penang hawker food like Char Koay Teow and Laksa as it is these that make Penang one of the food destinations of the world.

A 30-minute bus or taxi ride will take you to the inner city of George Town where you can explore the heritage buildings and experience traditional trades like joss stick making.

You can visit Penang all year round.

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Batu Feringghi Beach

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Sunset view at Batu Feringghi Beach

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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion in Georgetown, Penang

 
References:

  • http://wikitravel.org/en/Sipadan
  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/viator/malaysias-best-beaches_b_3055533.html
  • http://www.malaysia-traveller.com/beaches-and-islands.html
  • http://femalemag.com.my/travel/7-amazing-beaches-you-never-thought-existed/
  • https://www.insightguides.com/inspire-me/blog/top-5-beaches-in-malaysia
  • https://latitudes.nu/10-best-beach-destinations-in-malaysia/

 

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  1. S.Prathap on Jul 5, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    The beaches in Malaysia are very beautiful and worth to visit .The water conditions are mostly calm during the suggested seasons.
    Pantai Cenang in Langkawi is one of the popular beach as Langkawi also shopper’s heaven as the whole island is duty free.
    Malaysia is really blessed to have beautiful nature and beaches .Thank you for sharing this article.

  2. Joey Tan on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:46 pm

    Thanks for sharing

  3. Anne Ong on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:59 pm

    I love these beautiful beaches. Makes me feel so relaxed and stress free all of a sudden. And reminds me of my childhood days when my parents always took me to Teluk Batik. Really miss the funtime and childhood days at that places picking seashells. Anyway,Good job with this post William! More to read more from you in the near future 🙂

  4. Jacinta Goh on May 27, 2017 at 10:37 am

    This is just the perfect article for me right now as my husband is urging me to search and google for a place to travel during this coming Raya. I am not a beachgoer nor the does the scorching sun excite me, however it will be a good place for my husband and kids to go. A faraway land from the buzzling city life. Sipadan is definitely out of my list ( the previous incidents of kidnapping ?) .. perhaps Tioman or Pangkor Island. Will share this article with my family and we will see how. Thanks William.

    • William Chua on May 30, 2017 at 6:03 pm

      Jacinta,

      Hope you find a great beach to spend time with your family. Indeed Malaysia has a lot of nice beaches. Many of which are not discovered.

  5. Pastor David Lai on May 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    This is one of those unusual blog posts that makes Rinpoche’s blog such a fascinating read all the time. I have never been to any of these beaches except those on Pangkor Island years ago when I was a kid.

    I didn’t really grow up to be particularly fascinated with the beach although I do recall several trips to Morib, which had great beaches with little crabs that I really wanted to catch and bring back home to keep as pets. That didn’t work out for little ole’ me of course. I think the closest I ever got to a beach was in Australia’s St Kilda in Melbourne and the famous Bondi breach in New South Wales. Both of which, I merely strolled by and never entered the waters.

    I have no plans to visit any but I do find Pangkor Laut fascinating and beautiful. Its just that the heavy price tag prevents me from making any plans. I guess, its just too bad.

    • William Chua on May 30, 2017 at 6:06 pm

      I would like to visit Pangkor Laut one day too…….

  6. Fong on Apr 29, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Malaysia is still very beautiful with wonderful island that have maintained their cultural identity, may it be island life or the early settler. If everyone who visits these islands are mindful and not litter the island, they will remain pristine for a long time. The seas will start to change due to climate change and global warming. So, we should start to help preserve whatever we can lest we lose them all.

    Thanks for highlighting the beauty of our Malaysian islands.

    • William Chua on May 30, 2017 at 6:07 pm

      Agree on the preservation of our beautiful beaches. Only if every person does their part and not passing the buck to others.

  7. Sock Wan on Apr 13, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Thank you William for sharing with us the best beaches in Malaysia. Even though I am Malaysian, I have only been to a few on the list. Malaysia is very blessed to have beautiful nature and beaches, the water is so clear and the island is so green. When we are enjoying them, we should also protect them. Do not litter, do not take what belongs to the beaches. It takes everyone’s effort to maintain the balance of the environment.

  8. Kb Thapa on Apr 12, 2017 at 1:19 am

    Malaysia is a multi-religious country in Southeast Asia and one of the wealthiest and most developed countries. The country is benefiting from a growth in manufacturing, and is a especially tourist destination places like Langkawi Island, Tioman Island and many more, around the beaches don’t forget yummy food. There are so many beautiful beaches and maintains. Most of Malaysia is covered by forest, with a mountain range.
    Green extensive forests provide such a beautiful place to visit. Thank you William for the beautiful article enjoyed the reading and looking the pictures…

  9. Mingwen on Apr 10, 2017 at 3:11 am

    Undeniable, Malaysia is truly Asia and I’ve never fail to feel proud about being a Malaysian! Malaysia is a tropical country, we have rainforests, mountains, caves and more natural landscapes all around the country. However, human beings are destroying the Earth and not being grateful about what we have now. For instance, we have been conducting deforestation, open burning, various types of pollution and more selfish actions by human beings that are damaging the Earth. We have never let the Earth feel peace for a single moment since the time we have take over the Earth “illegally” centuries ago.

    Our selfishness and greedinees are just overwhelming for the Earth to bear on. I hope people could stop damaging the Earth any further before it’s too late which the Earth is going to break into parts.

  10. Sofi on Apr 7, 2017 at 3:55 am

    Malaysia is a beautiful country with plenty of natural wonders including these 10 best beaches which draws throngs of tourists annually. My family and I use to visit many of these beaches during the holidays, especially the Islands Redang, Perhentian and Tioman. These were great places with clear waters, beautiful corals and colourful fishes making great snorkelling and diving spots. However this is the first time I have heard of Rawa and Aur Islands. Thanks William for sharing the features and background of these beaches and islands. For those visiting, please help to keep them clean so that others can enjoy them just as you did. Happy holidays.

  11. wan wai meng on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:32 am

    There is so much to pick from here, Malaysia is blessed with beautiful beaches, thank you for sharing all the nice beaches in Malaysia.

  12. Tek Lee on Apr 5, 2017 at 3:03 am

    Thank you William for sharing this interesting article. It is really fascinating seeing the pictures of the beaches. As a Malaysian, I really don’t know there are other beaches like Aur Island and Rawa Island until I read this article. But, as a Malaysian, I think going beaches is a must in the holidays getaway planning. Because of Malaysia location, the weather and the sea water temperature is perfect for a sandy beach holidays and diving, tourist from around the world love to come to Malaysia beaches. When my brother was working in Pangkor Laut Resort last time, he told me there are foreigners who are regular even pre book the hotel rooms one year ahead. They will block the whole stretch of date for their next visit. Malaysia is truly a beach paradise, until people around the world come to Malaysia for the beaches. I think I know where to go in my next holidays planning. Thank you 🙂 _/\_

  13. Alice Tay on Apr 3, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Forest and beach are my preferable places for holidays or relaxation purpose. I like to listen the birds singing and insects chirping in forest. Whereas, when I am at the beach, I like the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. These 2 places make me feel fully relaxed and peaceful as well as let me getting closer to the nature.

    Thank you William for your efforts to share all these beautiful beaches and it will be kept for my future reference.

  14. Lin Mun on Apr 3, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Thank you William for compiling the best island in this articles. So much intro and info for those who wants to know and travel in Malaysia. We Malaysian are so fortunate to have so many beautiful islands with calm water for us to enjoy the underwater world. I would love to visit Pulau Sipadan if it is not because of the security concern. While I hope these islands will boost our tourism industry , I also hope that the authority concerns will maintain the nature and environmental policy and preventing them from pollution.

  15. Stella Cheang on Apr 3, 2017 at 3:01 am

    Thank you, William, for the top 10 beaches of Malaysia. They certainly remind me to seek tranquility from our own beaches rather than somewhere else. It is a good list to introduce to my foreign friends! 🙂

  16. Echeah on Apr 3, 2017 at 2:01 am

    Great job William, on this compilation. Clearly, Malaysia has some of the most stunning beaches in the world. I have read of long-term holiday seekers who come over for several months every year to escape the cold winters back home and then go back when it gets warmer. They love the weather, food, lifestyle and it’s cheap for them, now more so with the weakening MYR.

    I have expatriate friends who consider their posting here a dream vacay and they make the most of their time here and are frequently off to some idyllic spot, usually one of our beautiful tropical islands. They can’t get enough of our sun. They have all toured more of Malaysia in a couple of years than even I myself in a whole lifetime! If I need ideas on where to go in my own country, I should ask them! Sadly, out of your list of 11 tropical island paradise spots, I’ve been to only 4.

  17. Vivian Ong on Apr 3, 2017 at 12:55 am

    Thank you William for sharing this short yet interesting article about Malaysian beaches. So far in all my life, I have only been to Pangkor Island. Of cause I would love to go and visit to the other beautiful Islands and beaches in Malaysia. It is so calm, relax and peaceful even by looking at the pictures itself. It will be great if we can meditate next to the beach where we close our eyes and listen to the sound of the ocean waves.

  18. CindyH on Apr 2, 2017 at 9:02 pm

    Thank you for this article which reminded me of how we, Malaysians are fortunately spoilt for choice when it comes to dreamy beaches considering that Malaysia is home to hundreds of idyllic tropical beaches and islands. Regardless if one is looking for somewhere to completely get away from it all, or total beach bum or searching for a snorkeler’s paradise, there are plenty of beach options to choose from West and East Malaysia. Good pick of beaches to be listed and I definitely enjoyed my time at those beaches. Another beach which didn’t make the list but is one of my personal favourite is Lankayan Island which is about 2 hours by boat off the coast of Sandakan. Lankayan Island is part of the Sugud Islands Marine Conservation Area (SIMCA) and thus is governed by an extensive management plan to ensure sustainable use of resources and environmentally friendly tourism policies. With the controlled touristy activities, turquoise waters lapping the powdery white sandy shores, good food, ample supply of entertainment, books and music, definitely a perfect rejuvenating getaway.

  19. Samfoonheei on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:23 pm

    Very informative article of the 10 best beaches in Malaysia.I would definately agree ,that Malaysia has the best natural beaches.I have been to Batu Feringghi Beach,Penang,Redang Island,Tioman Island and Langkawi Island.I love going to Redang Island as less developed, with white soft sands and beautiful beaches .They are some of the best and i used to recomend my oversea firends to visit those mentioned beaches.But now I will suggest others beautiful beaches in Malaysia,as mentioned by Mr William Chua. With all these best beaches in our own country,we need not travel to oversea beaches any more.A few of those islands are quiet and less developed which is suitable for those who would like to get away from busy lives.
    Thank you Mr William Chua for sharing these informative and details article.

  20. Pastor Adeline Woon on Apr 2, 2017 at 6:34 pm

    Thank you, William, for a simple yet concise guide of the beautiful nature of Malaysia. Personally, I like Sipadan a lot and thank you for the warning. It is rather unfortunate that it is currently a spot one needs to travel with extra care due to the kidnapping rates. I am glad to learn about others islands such as aur, rawa etc. and thank you for sharing them with us.

    The beaches in Malaysia are very beautiful and worth the while to visit. The weather is good and the water conditions are mostly calm if travel during the suggested seasons above also. Whoever are interested to visit, should read through this post to ease the planning.

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    Most Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche born in the eastern province of Kham, Tibet. Rinpoche was recognized as 13th incarnation of Lama Chubdak by high lamas of the Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug traditions. Rinpoche’s life has been eventful receiving many teachings from a long line of illustrious of legendary teachers and great lamas in Tibet prior to the Chinese invasion.
    Venerable Zasep Rinpoche is the last of his generation of incarnate lamas and in his book A Tulku’s Journey from Tibet to Canada of tells us a first-hand account of life. A beautiful book to have and interesting read. In his autobiography he spoke of the importance for the preservation of the Gelug lineage and Tibetan Buddhism as a whole. Rinpoche has spends countless hours giving teachings to many around the world. Many of them has benefited from his profound teachings .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zasep-rinpoche-speaks-plainly-about-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:12 PM
    The Third Trijang Rinpoche, Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (1901–1981) was a Gelugpa Lama and a direct disciple of Pabongkhapa Dechen Nyingpo. HE Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche .succeeded Ling Rinpoche as the junior tutor of the 14th Dalai Lama when the Dalai Lama was nineteen years old. He also composed chants for spiritual practices and ceremonies and scores for their music for use by Ganden Shartse monastery. He received many teachings and empowerments from his root Guru Pabongkhapa . He even travelled extensively giving extensive teachings on Lamrim and initiations at many Gelugpa places all over Tibet. He also taught at Sakyapa and Nyingmapa Centers at their request. And ordained hundreds of young monks along those teachings. The teachings of the Lamrim that he taught were simply extraordinary and everyone left the teaching a better person. Thousands were inspired by the blessing would definitely guide and sustain each one throughout the rest of their lives.
    Inspiring indeed H.E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche was also a poet and a writer who left behind his complete works in seven volumes, written in a style of rare elegance. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing of Tibet’s Teacher of Teachers H E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s Autobiography.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/books-poetry/tibets-teacher-of-teachers-reading-kyabje-trijang-rinpoches-autobiography.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:11 PM
    Inspiring read of a courage Lama His Eminence Gyara Rinpoche spoke about Dorje Shugden openly and giving Dorje Shugden initiation to thousands at Yading, Daocheng County of Sichuan Province, China. Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery, also known as Shugden Monastery. The monumental hall at the monastery was built specifically in order to spread and preserve the Pure Je Tsongkhapa Tradition and pure Buddha Dharma in General. An erudite scholar,Gyara Rinpoche received many teachings, instructions, initiations, commentaries and empowerments of both Sutra and Tantra from his main teacher, H E Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. He also studied under many other highly accomplished masters. Carrying on the tradition of spreading Dorje Shugden’s practice, he travelled extensively giving teachings and explaining about the ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice. Thousands of practitioners were at Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery listening to his teachings, initiation and so forth. He has been spreading the Dorje Shugden practices to many Tibetans in Tibet during difficult times when there is still a ban of Dorje Shugden. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gyara-rinpoche-gives-dorje-shugden-sogtae.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:43 PM
    The film Faces of Death shows nothing is more precious than being in the present moment, fully alive , fully aware . We won’t know what happening next. Death is a significant and inevitable part of life. Death teaches us that life is impermanent. There is no escape from death. We are all going to die some day. It doesn’t matter whether we are rich or poor, successful or ordinary, evil or good, we are going to die one day. Death refers to the end of life, we all go through this sad occurrence, and it is unavoidable. We have to accept death, but for as long as we are alive, we should live our life to the fullest meaningfully and make sure to enjoy it. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So we should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Nothing is permanent in this world. Life’s impermanence.
    Buddhism emphasizes the importance of accepting the impermanence of life. Some scenes in the video appear quite gruesome, not to me as I have seen real ones as I been working and assisting surgeon in open surgeries before. Have seen thousands of births and many deaths occur while working . Life’s impermanence, I realised is what makes every single time and hour so precious. Its what shapes us our time and what makes it so important than not a single moment be wasted. We should not cling on to our body and our self-cherishing mind. It takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully people die remains in the memory of those who live on. Everything must have its beginning and must have ending. We never know how much we really believe anything until its truth becomes a matter of life and death to us. The source of human suffering and discontent is that we crave and cling to the things of this world. Human life is brief, nothing does. Our hair , teeth fall our bodies decline and decay. Watching this documentary film is indeed powerful, truthful and tells us more, Life is certain , death is uncertain , I am glad to have across Rinpoche ‘s blog learning and practicing dharma . I have immersed myself in learning more and accepting that life is finite. All that exists is impermanent, nothing lasts. Therefore nothing can be grasped onto. Awareness of impermanence and appreciation of our human potential will give us a sense of urgency that we must use every precious moment. Profound teachings reading those comments.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/faces-of-death-movie-review.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:37 PM
    Wow …interesting read . You would not believe this . A boy named, Jacob Barnett was 2 years old when he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism by doctors. It seem this boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities. At the age 3 he is able to able to solve 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzles. They were wrong this child turned to be a math whiz heralded as a boy genius whose passion and mastery of physics impressed experts later . At age nine, while playing with shapes, he built a series of mathematical models. That’s fantastic and shock his parents. He even demonstrated how he imagined numbers as shapes. Jacob enrolled in university at age 12, and he even published his first physics paper. He is considered as one of the world’s most promising physicists and the youngest researcher to ever be accepted in the Institute for Theoretical Physics.
    Jacob Barnett is indeed another proof of reincarnation, I do believe.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/another-proof-of-reincarnation.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:35 PM
    Back in 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. Those who were there witnessed a rare event where Dharma protector Dorje Shugden taken full trance of his official Panglung Oracle. Kechara has been very honoured and blessed that Dorje Shugden took trance of the Protector Dorje Shugden via the 7th Panglung Oracle or Chojela, an authentic and genuine oracle of Dorje Shugden . Wow all of the prayers, offerings, invocations, ritual instruments and recitations were all performed by Kecharians. They really did a good job. Rejoice. I not in Kechara yet back then , would hope one day Chojela will be taking trance again in the near furture.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with beautiful pictures that tell us all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 13. 2021 06:08 PM
    This is an amazing and extremely inspiring story of a young brave woman who was willing to help and save many innocent children, in spite of her own personal danger. She did not give up easily and would find a solution to problems. She took great courage to take a stand against oppression, and facing a great wrong of those holding power.

    Though she lost her father at an early age, his dedication to others and his last words made a deep impression on her. Her kindness and compassion won many heart.
    She was recognized as a heroine during the holocaust and made history of winning many internationally awards and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Thank you for the wonderful sharing, May God blessed her wonderful soul.

    https://bit.ly/3AwsEhy
  • Sarassitham
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 08:37 PM
    Wow ..that’s scary and shocking. Can’t deny the fact that human are indeed the most terrifying species in the world. Unlike every other species on this list the vast majority of human killings are intentional, showing that appreciation of life needs to drastically improve.

    Most of these animals are now facing extinction or nearing extinction due to man’s greediness. The rush towards wealth has out weight and causes this issue which we don’t realize now that it may belongs to one of our losses.

    We should appreciate all living creature and hope that more people will be more compassionate and aware on our ecology.

    https://bit.ly/3BLZzzS
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:58 PM
    Beautiful story of Tsem Rinpoche’s mother . Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing those precious picture of Rinpoche’s mother. Looking at those pictures tell us she is indeed beautiful


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/i-like-this-picture-of-my-mother.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:56 PM
    Powerful and wonderful teachings on Lord Setrap practice. Rinpoche had brought this powerful teachings all the way from India to Malaysia. Many Kecharians have benefited relying on Lord Setrap practice, that’s what I heard from those miracles stories. Beautiful thangka shared in this post and rare precious pictures of High Lamas.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. Looking at just the pictures is a blessing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/something-i-wrote-on-blog-chat.html?
  • Sarassitham
    Monday, Oct 11. 2021 08:01 PM
    The importance of the zodiac to the Chinese culture is that the animal signs have been used in stories and folklore. These developed the different personality traits that were represented by each animal.

    Learning more about astrology and the zodiac signs helps us to understand people and their action. It’s always interesting to find ahead of time what we need to be aware of with our surroundings.

    Thanks for the interesting sharing, the zodiac provides guidance on how people live their lives.

    https://bit.ly/3AqN6Ad
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:24 PM
    Recitation of mantra meditation have benefits us in long run helps to increase self-awareness, reduced stress and a greater sense of calmness. Mantras are positive words or phrases. When we chant mantras our mind releases the positive energy that decreases the negative thoughts or stress. It’s a wonderful practice. Help us to improved mood and well-being, reduced anxiety , verbal memory and so forth. Mantras have influence over our mind and body. Mantras are repetitive sounds, many neuroscientists have proved that sound and language of mantras influence the aspects of our life. Watching the video tells us more. I am glad to have met Rinpoche, learning and practicing from scratch have me change to more calmer than before. Recitation have me chance.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/mantra-can-change-me.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:21 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing . Its rare and precious as we are not often given a chance to view Tibetan and very tradition funeral is conducted of a great Saint the renowned H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche. Lati Rinpoche’s passing was a great loss to the Buddha Dharma world especially to Gelug Lineage ,Gaden Shartse Monastery, Gaden, Sera Drepung, and Tibetans on the whole. Lati Rinpoche had contributed towards teachings and spreading the Dharma was worldwide and was well respected by many devotees all over the world. Lati Rinpoche has travelled extensively, benefiting dharma students in various parts of the world. Lati Rinpoche did published several books published in Engilsh, and bringing teachings to countless thousands. Watching the video again had me thinking of our very own Lama Tsem Rinpoche ‘s funeral with much thoughts and tears. May we have merits so as to meet Tsem Rinpoche again.
    With folded hands thank you Rinpoche for been in Malaysia following the advice of a great teacher. Looking at those rare pictures of the cremation of H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, paints a thousands words.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/his-eminence-kyabje-lati-rinpoche-enters-clear-light.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:16 PM
    Its always good to know our family ‘s root history. Wow….. very rich heritage of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s family background. Not easy with extensive research only could traced back to both sides of history. Rinpoche’s heritage is truly rich in cultures and spiritually. Interesting read and beautiful pictures shared giving us a glance of the rich heritage of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche in China. Some pictures are rare and precious.
    Thank you Rinpoche, Pastor David and Pastor Niral, for this informative article

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-heritage-in-china.html
  • Sarassitham
    Friday, Oct 8. 2021 09:09 PM
    Thank you for sharing this inspiring article with us. Although 80 years old, Mipham Gonpo’s never let his disability stop him from achieving his dharma practice. He was very ambitious and his mind was very determined to use the rest of his life to gain higher states of realizations before his death.

    Most of us are regularly unprepared for the actual task of discovering that which the dharma offers. Some have knowledge of dharma, they have understood some teachings, but they lack inspiration to practice.

    We should work on developing our minds and living a healthy lifestyle. Keeping the mind busy and fulfilled can help to overpower negative thoughts. Maybe it’s time to make a start as today there are great masters and people who want to engage with the dharma through meditation.

    https://bit.ly/3iJyNkq

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
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
#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
7 months ago
#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
7 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
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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.
11 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
1 years 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
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
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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
1 years 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
1 years 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
1 years 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
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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
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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
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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
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
2 yearss ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
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