Nalanda Youth Centre

6 June 2017

Ignite the Light within you

The latest installment of “Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults” is back!  Themed “Ignite the Light Within”, this 4-day 3-night camp from 1st to 4th September 2017 features inspiring talks, tranquil meditation session, and joyful fellowship activities tailored for youths between 18 and 29 at the beautiful Kinrara Resort, Puchong, Selangor.

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24 May 2017

Seven ‘treasures’ in Dhamma

On Sunday 2 April, Nalandian youths experienced an ‘enlightening’ Dhamma teaching by Bro. Tan at the weekly Youth Sunday Service.  With a profound talk themed “Growing Ourselves”, Bro. Tan reminded everyone that a lot of times, what is most valuable in life is unquantifiable, such as health, happiness, and peace.  The achievement and sustenance of such happiness depends on spiritual growth.

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18 May 2017

One-day meditation retreat for youths

On 18 March, 160 youths participated joyfully in the Bhāvanā Day meditation retreat on loving-acceptance, conducted by Bro Tan.  In this third installment of one-day meditation retreats organised by Nalanda Youth Centre, participants learned how to better cope with the vicissitudes and vagaries of life with by accepting and enduring them.

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19 March 2017

Youthful Lunar New Year gathering

On Saturday 11 February, Nalanda Youth Centre hosted a gathering to usher in the Lunar New Year.  Decorated with auspicious blessings and ornaments, Nalanda Centre was made ready to receive our red-clad guests for the merry event.  The evening kicked off with pot-luck dinner prepared by the youths, as familiar faces reconnected and rejoiced together.

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18 February 2017

Calmness and peace for youths

In an increasingly fast-paced world with many demands, people of all ages are feeling the acute stress of hectic lifestyles.  Are you among those disturbed by the vagaries of life?  Do you feel exasperated whenever conflicts arise at work or home?  How about having to face up to criticisms and hostility?  How do you handle all that stress and pressure effectively?

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31 January 2017

Meditation retreat for youths

Are you disturbed by the many uncertainties in life?  Or feel exasperated whenever conflicts arise?  How about having to face up to criticisms and past regrets?  How do you handle all that stress and pressure effectively?

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26 January 2017

Delightful day of discovery

Nalanda Youth Centre began the New Year with a joyous ‘Day of Discovery’ on Sunday, 8 January.  After an introduction to Nalanda by host Bro. Jie Sheng, the youths participated in a series of games which allowed everyone to bond and get to know one another better.

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4 January 2017

Familiarisation tour by Baha’i youths

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

On Saturday 22 October, three youth members representing the Baha’i community came to Nalanda Centre on a familiarisation visit.  The guests were warmly received by Nalandian youth officers Bro. Disheng and Sis. Xelynn, who brought them on a building tour.

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27 December 2016

Visit by Universiti Malaya student leaders

On Sunday 27 November, 12 committee members of Persatuan Buddhis Universiti Malaysia (PBUM) paid a visit to Nalanda Centre.  It was the first visit for the new management committee, who came to explore and learn more about the work done at Nalanda.

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15 December 2016

Great ‘Reunion Day’ for youths

Three months after the awesome Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults in Genting Highlands, Nalanda Youth Centre invited former participants back for a hearty reunion.  60 young campers, including some who travelled all the way from Kedah, returned for the reunion at Nalanda Centre on 8 October.  The purpose of this ‘Reunion Day’ was to reconnect with spiritual friends, and to rejoice in each other’s learning experiences since the camp.

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