Apr 242014
 

The lively and informative session on 'Buddhist Devotional Practice' was conducted by Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama.

The first module of “Buddhist Devotional Practice” Course organised by Nalanda Institute attracted a good turn out on 19 April.  The session was conducted by the Director of Nalanda Institute – Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama – a well-known, experienced, and passionate Dhamma speaker.

 

Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng (right) and Bro. Chan putting up the Buddhist flags at Nalanda Centre.

Article by Ajita Lim.

Wesak Day is fast approaching and all Nalandians are hastening our efforts to welcome this joyous occasion which commemorates the birth, Enlightenment and passing away of our revered teacher, the Buddha.  On 20 April, devotees congregated at Nalanda Centre for the weekly Service Sunday and to volunteer their help for ‘Buddha Day’ (Wesak) preparations.

Apr 222014
 

A young child offering alms-food to a venerable monk.

On Saturday 19 April, volunteers and devotees joyfully participated in Nalanda’s monthly Pindacāra Programme at Seri Kembangan market.  Many devotees were ready with food and requisites while waiting for the arrival of venerable monks.

 

The study tour covered both historical and natural heritage sites, including this at Gua Kelam, Perlis.

42 members of Buddhist Fellowship and Firefly Mission Singapore had an insightful 4-day tour to the northern states of Penang, Kedah and Perlis from 17 to 20 April 2014. The highlight of the study tour was a day-long visit to Bujang Valley guided by Bro Tan.

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