43 devotees departed for Jogjakarta, Indonesia, on 18 September with keenness and great anticipation. Under Bro. Tan’s adept guidance and care, the 5-day study tour was truly informative and inspiring as we visited and paid homage at magnificent Buddhist monuments in the region. We also met with local Buddhist communities and had uplifting exchanges in the Dhamma.
The long-awaited Buddhist Youth Leaders’ Study Tour to Bujang Valley from 14 – 16 September was joyfully accomplished! We arrived at Nalanda Centre at 1.30am this morning (17 September) feeling inspired and greatly satisfied. Nalanda Youth Centre would like to thank Bro. Tan for expertly guiding all of us on this amazing journey of discovery! We would also like to thank the Nalanda Central Management in Sri Serdang, and our Sungai Petani branch Chairman Bro. Khaw Seng Giap for your great support and contributions.
90 youths and devotees had an enlightening tour to Bujang Valley on 15 September 2013, under the guidance of Bro. H S Tan. Our one-day trip covered several archaeologically important sites such as Sungai Batu, Merbok, and Semeling, located in Kuala Muda district of Kedah.
On Saturday, 31 August, nine teams of teenagers aged 13 to 16 from five Dhamma schools came together to participate in a friendly competition – the “Young Buddhist Quiz” at Nalanda Centre. The 36 students were representing Bandar Utama Buddhist Society Sunday Dhamma School, BMSM Samadhi Vihara, Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society Sunday Dhamma School, Nalanda Dharma School, and Shah Alam Buddhist Society Sunday Dhamma School. Read more
The Buddhist Community Alliance (BCA) Dhamma School teachers and students had a wonderful get-together on Sunday, 25 August 2013 at Nalanda Centre. Friends from Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society, Seremban Sudhamma Buddhist Society, Sungai Long Buddhist Society and Nalanda Buddhist Society reunited for a day of joint Sunday Service and learning.