On Sunday 2 August, a group of ‘kalyana mitta’ (spiritual friends) paid a courteous visit to Nalanda centre. They joined Nalandians and devotees for a spiritual and joyful Service Sunday. The group was warmly hosted by Director of Nalanda Centre, Sis. Nandini.
On Sunday 26 July, devotees gathered at Nalanda Centre to observe ‘Dhamma Day’. ‘Dhamma Day’ commemorates the preaching of Buddha’s first discourse after His Englightenment – the ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’ – where He taught His first five disciples the fundamental teachings of the ‘Four Noble Truths’. As the day signifies the preaching of Buddha’s first discourse, Bro. Tan led devotees in reciting the famous ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’.
On Saturday 25 July, Director of Pustaka Nalanda, Bro. Ananda Fong conducted an interactive session with the participants of BPS 303 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies offered by Nalanda Institute.
On Wednesday 22 July, devotees earnest in learning the Dhamma, gathered at Nalanda Centre for their weekly group meditation practice. After the sitting meditation, Sis. Santi shared about the “The Removal of Distracting Thoughts”, quoting from Majjhima Nikāya (MN 20) – “Vitakkasanthāna Sutta”.