Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 9

22 May 2012

Meditation Retreat guided by Ayya Susīla

7 – 8 April 2012

Meditation Retreat

Garbed in saffron robes, with head cleanly shaven and a gentle smile on her lips, Ayya Susīla casts a picture of quiet beatitude that exudes great inspiration to the 35 participants sitting in meditation with her during the 2-day, 1-night meditation retreat at Nalanda Centre.

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21 May 2012

Meet-the-Author Session

11 March 2012

Meet-the-Author Session

An Interactive Discussion with Dr. David R. Loy,
author of “The Great Awakening – A Buddhist Social Theory

Dr. Loy began his sharing by saying that the Buddha was a great social revolutionary who advocated egalitarianism during His time in India. Regardless of caste or social status, once ordained and entered the Sangha community, one shed his/her identity and strives only for enlightenment from cycles of birth and death. To the people of India at that time, it was such a revolutionary movement and a great social awakening.

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19 May 2012

Gardening Day

1 April 2012

Gardening Day

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18 May 2012

Librarians’ OPAC Training Session

31 March 2012

Library & Reading Lounge

Volunteer librarians gathered on 31 March for a training session on the Senayan Library Management System which features the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), an online database with thumbnail document image support, Simple Search and Advanced Search modes, adopted by Pustaka Nalanda.

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15 May 2012

Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta Course Part 2

24 – 25 March 2012

Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta Course Part 2

Nalanda Institute welcomed the return of Venerable Aggacitta together with Ven. Balacitta, Ven. U Vijaya, and 95 diligent yogis, for Part Two of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta Study with Meditation Workshop on 24 and 25 March.

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14 May 2012

Teenagers’ Learning Camp

15 – 18 March 2012

Teenagers Learning Camp

Aimed at imparting a joyful learning spirit in teenagers as well as strengthening their desire to seek knowledge, a 4-day 3-night camp themed “Joy of Learning” was held during the school holidays in Nalanda Centre. A myriad of activities such as challenging station games, mind-blowing ‘detective hunt’, captivating dharma talks and group discussions had successfully fired up their enthusiasm to learn more!

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13 May 2012

Children’s Learning Camp

12 – 14 March 2012

Children’s Learning Camp

Being “farmer-for-a-day” was a humbling yet invigorating experience for some 46 children aged 9 to 12 during an outing organized by Nalanda Dharma School, which was part of a 3-day children’s learning camp.

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1 May 2012

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 9

The bi-monthly Nalanda Bulletin contains reports on Nalanda’s just-concluded activities, as well as highlighting our upcoming events.  It provides important information on Nalanda’s programmes and progress.

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No 9

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