Nalanda Dhamma School

19 September 2017

Welcome to Dhamma teachers’ camp

This Thursday 21 September, we look forward to welcome 150 participants to the 4-day inaugural National Camp for Dhamma teachers at Kinrara Resort in Puchong.  Nalanda Buddhist Society, the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM), and the Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School (BISDS) are jointly organizing this camp to discuss how to share the Buddha’s teachings in a systematic, engaging, and effective manner to the younger generation.

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12 September 2017

Packing up Nalanda House for construction work

After 12 years of service as the base for our Dhamma School (since January 2005), Nalanda House will soon be demolished and rebuilt as the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ to cater for bigger student enrolment and continued expansion of activities.

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10 August 2017

Dhamma School trip to Kelantan

During the recent school holidays in June, 80 Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru were privileged to embark on a study tour to Kelantan.  The teenagers enjoyed many teachings by Bro. Tan while visiting Buddhist temples such as Wat Machimaram, Wat Photivihan, and Wat Mai Suwankhiri.

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15 July 2017

Celebrating Mother’s & Teacher’s Day

On 14 May, Nalandians celebrated Mother’s and Teacher’s Day in a most meaningful way – by learning the Dhamma on the importance of spiritual practice and the development of gratitude.  In his talk, Bro. Tan urged parents to lead their children to reduce sensual desires, and to guide them to develop inner strength to face worldly conditions.

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27 June 2017

Dhamma tour of Kelantan for teenagers

During the recent June holidays, 80 teenage Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru embarked on a journey of discovery to Kelantan – the most north-easterly state of Peninsular Malaysia – and an important centre of Buddhism centuries ago.

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1 June 2017

Kelantan Dhammaduta tour 2017

Nalanda founder will be returning to his home-state of Kelantan for a 4-day Dhammaduta tour from 3 to 6 June 2017.  80 Dhamma School students from Serdang and Johor Bahru will participate in the tour, and receive teachings at well-known Buddhist landmarks such as Wat Machimaram, Wat Photivihan, and Wat Mai Suwankhiri.

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20 May 2017

Holiday stay-in programme

From 19 to 22 March, 70 Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru Branches spent their school holidays meaningfully by participating in the Stay-in Programme.  The 4-day camp was aimed at fostering friendship among students, and to inculcate a sense of gratitude and appreciation.

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8 May 2017

‘Buddha Jayanti’ Exhibition launched

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was invited to launch the ‘Buddha Jayanti’ Exhibition yesterday afternoon accompanied by members of Nalanda Dhamma School.  The exhibition is an annual project undertaken by Dhamma School teachers and students to celebrate Wesak ‘Buddha Day’.

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5 April 2017

Dhamma School outing to Putrajaya

Report by Chong Jin Jie.

On Sunday 19 February, Nalanda Dhamma School organised an outing for facilitators and students to Taman Putra Perdana in Putrajaya.  104 teenagers and children from Sri Serdang and Kuala Lumpur branches spent a healthy and fun day out with their Dhamma friends, while learning the important values of good friendship and loving-kindness.

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20 March 2017

Honouring parents at Tea Ceremony

On Sunday 12 February, Nalanda Dhamma School held its annual tea-offering ceremony in conjunction with the Lunar New Year.  The purpose of the tea ceremony was for children to express their love and gratitude towards parents and teachers who have cared for, and supported them unconditionally.

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