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.
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.
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.
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.