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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    Saturday, Jul 31. 2021 04:09 PM
    Looking at those pictures in the post tells us more, it is a final resting place of all Emperors, Empress, and so forth of the Qing dynasty. Amazing each tomb was constructed facing different direction. The imperial tomb of Emperor Kangxi, located in the Eastern Qing Tombs. Surrounded by mountains and rivers, the mausoleum offers a more expansive view and now a place of pilgrimage for locals and tourist visiting these place full of historic views. The Eastern Qing Tombs are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tombs are known to be the biggest and best preserved of all existing mausoleum complexes in China.
    Emperor Kangxi one of China’s greatest emperors was the third Emperor of the Qing dynasty. Having ruled China for 61 years that makes him the longest-reigning emperor in Chinese history . During his reign, he brought about long-term stability and relative wealth after years of war and chaos. Emperor Kangxi was a great consolidator of the Qing dynasty. Many Buddhist temples and monasteries were established, preserved or restored during his reign.
    Interesting read and looking at the pictures , one could see the beauty of this place.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for this write-up of a GREAT Emperor.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-imperial-tomb-of-emperor-kangxi.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jul 31. 2021 04:08 PM
    The HH Tenth Panchen Lama, Panchen Lobsang Trinley Lhundrup Choekyi Gyaltsen, of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism was widely regarded as human emanations of Buddha Amitabha, the Buddha of Limitless Light. The 10th Panchen Lama is an extraordinarily fearless Tibetan who showed unwavering courage to work for the general cause of Tibet and its people he travelled extensively throughout Tibet working to preserve the Tibetan culture. He had propitiated Dorje Shugden and did composed a prayers texts which are still used today. Even have a special temple and chapel dedicated to the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. He had a strong feelings that Dorje Shugden has been working hard to protect the Buddhadharma in general and the lineage of Lama Tsongkhapa specifically. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/panchen-lama-sungbum.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 29. 2021 03:53 PM
    Interesting reading all the misconception of tales, stories and mysteries . Many tends to believe the misconceptions without finding the details to understand it. They choose to believe the many misconceptions following cultural beliefs, rather looking at all corners from information. Most of us do not know about the truth behind it. At one time I do believed King Tut’s tomb had a curse declaring death on anyone who entered it . It is incorrect because based on my faulty thinking and reading it. Its only later with advance technology of laptops and after researched through it I realised the truth. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/misconceptions-we-want-to-believe.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 29. 2021 03:51 PM
    A placid, and tranquil place called Tsem Ladrang at Naranthan Nepal is simply the best location. Surrounded by nature’s beauty will be a perfect place for prayers, meditation and retreats. Having beautiful hills and mountain behind the Ladrang, from the Ladrang one could watch sunset in the evenings. That’s wonderful indeed. I do hope I have the opportunity to visit this breath-taking panoramic Ladrang in future. Looking at those pictures tells us all the beautiful, outdoorsy Ladrang with great scenery.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and teachings on butterlamp offerings and the lighting of 1100 butterlamps as well.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-ladrang-naranthan-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 29. 2021 03:48 PM
    Interesting read of Tsem Rinpoche’s Torghut Ancestry’s history. Beautiful to know all about family biologically descended having related to Gelugpa lineage and as well as family line of Genghis Khan.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-torghut-ancestry.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 28. 2021 02:52 PM
    Everyone’s dream home is different. Buying a house is everyone’s dream simply because that is how we have been mentally and socially conditioned. All happiness moments start with family under the roof. Having simple and spacious house surrounding by greenery environment would be wonderful for me.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and thoughts of a dream house.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/my-kind-of-architecture.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 28. 2021 02:50 PM
    Reading this inspiring story tells us more. … how our Guru Tsem Rinpoche through all the odds and struggles to be where he was. Without family and relative ‘s support he had gone through hardship. Rinpoche leaving a comfort zone to a place of hunger and poverty, just for Dharma. Travelling across half the globe from US to India to a new environment all alone just for the love of Dharma . Rinpoche was so determined to continue Dharma no matter what happened.
    To those who knew nothing of Kechara it will say it’s a cult but not me . Coming to Kechara, and meeting Rinpoche it has changed my life . Learning and practicing Dharma from Rinpoche ‘s blog had thought me to be a better person, and spending my life meaningfully. Still learning to improve myself .
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/i-joined-a-cult.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 28. 2021 02:48 PM
    Esquire is an American men’s magazine based in New York City , it has been published by the Hearst Corporation since 1986. Found this old post and realised such an international magazine had interviewed our Guru Tsem Rinpoche long ago. Esquire described our Rinpoche as one of the country’s most avant-garde spiritual leaders. That’s true Tsem Rinpoche down to earth very special Lama and founded the Buddhist organization Kechara. We are fortunate to have Rinpoche in Malaysia, showing us the way.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/esquire-magazine-calls.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 27. 2021 04:10 PM
    Wonderful to have the story in Mongolian of Tsem Rinpoche home at Gaden ,India. More Mongolian will understand better of the life of Tsem Rinpoche . What Rinpoche had experienced and struggles to pursue Dharma goals no matter what happens and condition Rinpoche faced living in cowshed then.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/the-cowshed-that-was-my-home-in-gaden-mongolian.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 27. 2021 04:07 PM
    Women were frequently characterized as second-class citizens those days. There were many notable women who were able to break from societal norms to live the kind of life they chose for themselves. I could tell many women throughout these three eras were not given a chance to outspoken than men. Well those days women were treated as an entirely separate group, regardless of their social status. They had numerous legal, religious, and economic challenges hurdles to go through.
    Reading this inspiring post of famous women ,they deserve at least a worthy mention and not forgotten. I only know the inspiring story of Joan of Arc during my school days. Glad to know more heroines from this post. I am sure there were more throughout the centuries, living as independent women, equal to men. Inspiring indeed how these women standing against the odds and having their own vision . The stories of Lyudmila Pavlichenko the deadliest women and Annie Smith Peck the explorer adventurer and supporter of the women’s suffragette movement stood up well in history.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Shakila Rajendra for this inspiring sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-heroines-time-forgot.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 27. 2021 04:05 PM
    In certain parts of China is actually famous for its dog meat consumption. Despite the widespread outcry against the country’s notorious eating habits there’s still restaurants serving dog’s meat.
    Many locals are aware of the obscene cruelty of the animals being killed for their meat. The government is drawing up laws to prohibit the trade of wildlife and protect those animals and safety of its people. So its not surprised when the locals got angry and putting things into their own hands beating the two dog thieves savagely. Angry villager even attacks the two thieves’ car, smashed the car window. Got red handed and beaten badly till the police came. Nowadays locals gave up dogs meats for health reason and they are aware of it. Hope more could be done to safe those dogs.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/do-you-know-this-is-happening-in-southern-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 23. 2021 04:55 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche, for this important knowledge what to look for signs that our doggie in pain. By knowing what to do and look out for, it will certainly help owners to detect the situation. When we spend time with them we could understand them better when they are in pain. Since they are not able to tell us we have the responsibility to take care of them. Pain can be difficult to detect in older dogs. Doggie in pain tend to be more vocal, it’s not always easy to spot immediately. They will only express in a number of ways such as whining, whimpering, growling, and so forth. It is important for dog owners to recognize subtle signs of pain in their dog. Hence reading this post have help me to observe my doggie better.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/7-signs-your-dog-is-in-pain-and-trying-to-hide-it.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 23. 2021 04:53 PM
    Inspiring post of a soldier turned Buddhist monk living in remote raw Ural mountains of Russia . With little and much hardship , they never give up feeling happy with their struggles. They managed to build a spiritual community up in the remote mountains. Led by Mikhail Sannikov, now known as Lama Dokshit, a veteran of the USSR’s Afghanistan war . He established a monastery on an isolated mountaintop named Shad Tchup Ling, meaning “place of practice and realisation. The monastery is visited by thousands yearly by tourist and locals.
    But sadly this monastery was built on private lands own by a metallurgical mining company . Since 2016, it has been desired to demolish the Buddhist Shedrub Ling temple on Mount Kachkanar. The Buddhist community have tried many times to legalize the structures. The mining and others have claimed rights to the land. The Buddhist community was asked to leave then. The latest update dated second February 2021 is that the monastery will be under the security of the mining company where the Urals Buddhists are allowed back to the mountain only certain days of the week. May this inspiring monastery up in the mountains continue to flourish and may the mining company not demolished it .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.
    READ MORE AT…for the latest news
    https://www2.stetson.edu/religious-news/210202a.html

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/buddhist-monks-far-off-in-the-russian-mountains.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 21. 2021 04:13 PM
    Reading this post reminds me of my first pilgrimage trip to Wu Tai San . Went with my Kecharians brothers and sisters few years back. Great memories indeed, we are so fortunate given the opportunity to visit such holy site of Lord Manjushri and more it’s a pilgrimage.
    Mount Wutai is a sacred mountain, one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. Mount Wutai, known as ‘the five terrace mountain’, is the highest in Northern China believed to be the earthly abodes of Lord Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. Great ….Each peak is inhabited by a different form of Manjushri. Its five main peaks, positioned east, south, west, north, and in the middle, embrace one another with broad and plain . From the 1st century AD to the early 20th century many temples have been built on the steep slopes . Besides the religious aspect, the beauty of rising and falling ridges of mountains, exotic rocks, are really amazing. The beautiful scenery there is a masterpiece of exquisite acts of nature, predominantly visible over the five main peaks. What really important is that Mount Wutai have a connection and vast history with many Tibetan lamas. From Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen to China’s most benevolent rulers, Emperor Kangxi .
    Looking through those beautiful pictures tell us all.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Karen for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/pilgrimage-to-mount-wutai.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 21. 2021 04:10 PM
    Ullambana is a Buddhist festival celebrated on the 15th day of the 7th lunar month according to the Buddhist calendar. It is a festival of liberation, as to provide salvation and relief to the ghosts and spirits of the dead. The Buddhist origins of the Ullambana Festival can be traced back to a story that originally came from India. By observing the practice of Ullambana we could liberate the deceased from the three suffering realms and allow the living to enjoy a life of abundance, good fortune and longevity. During this festival, offerings such as light, foods, prayers are made to the spirits of the dead and to the hungry ghosts. On this day, Buddhists offer prayers both to their departed forefathers and to their living parents and elders.
    Great …at Kechara Forest Retreat , Bentong, two powerful and extensive pujas will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We are fortunate this year even though we are not able to attend at KFR , these pujas will be streamed live. The two powerful and extensive pujas is to remove obstacles and generate even more merits.
    Thank you Rinpoche ,Sharon Ong and those who are involved making it possible.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/celebrating-ullambana-the-original-hungry-ghost-festival.html


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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
3 months ago
#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
5 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
5 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
8 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.
8 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
10 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
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
1 years 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
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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
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KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
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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
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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
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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
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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
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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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
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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
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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.
1 years 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.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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