Synonymous with ‘Pindacāra’. Can be used in conjunction with it.

Alms-round

18 August 2016

Monks show the proper way

On Saturday 18 June, the people of Seri Kembangan were again fortunate to have the opportunity of offering alms-food to monks on ‘Pindacāra’.  The monthly alms-round programme was started three years ago at the Jalan Besar market here to educate the local community on the right way to support Buddhist Sangha (monastic order).

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19 April 2016

Monks on alms-round in Serdang

On Saturday 16 April, two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on ‘Pindacāra’ (alms-round) at Seri Kembangan market.  Nalandians had arrived there earlier to prepare the venue for the monthly educational programme, and took the opportunity to greet our trader friends and devotees in the vicinity.

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4 April 2016

Pindacāra in O.U.G. and Happy Garden

On Saturday 2 April, two venerable monks went on Pindacāra (alms-round) at Overseas Union Garden (O.U.G.) and Happy Garden morning markets.  It was the first time in many months that the Pindacāra programme was held at O.U.G. and the response there was very heartening.

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26 February 2016

Volunteer inspired by ‘Pindacāra’

On Saturday 20 February, three venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on Pindacāra (alms-round) at Seri Kembangan morning market.  Nalanda volunteers arrived early to prepare for the Pindacāra and set up an information counter.  Their activity aroused much interest among the passers-by who wanted to know more about the significance of Pindacāra.

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17 February 2016

New Year Pindacāra programme

On Saturday 16 January, three venerable monks went on Pindacāra (alms-round) at Seri Kembangan morning market.  Many devotees were keen to start the New Year by performing wholesome deeds, and thus waited patiently to offer food to the venerables.  Meanwhile, Nalandians took the opportunity to explain the significance of Pindacāra to passers-by and curious onlookers at the market.

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16 January 2016

Honouring Venerable Ajahn Chah

Today is the 24th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo’s passing.  He was one of the most remarkable Dhamma teachers of the modern era.  Even years after his demise, his teachings continue to guide thousands of monks and lay people along the path of Dhamma.

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6 January 2016

First ‘Pindacāra’ for 2016

Last Saturday (2 January), Venerable Sumanaransi and Venerable Sukhi were invited to participate in the first alms-round of the year at Sri Petaling and Happy Garden markets.  This monthly ‘Pindacāra’ programme is part of Nalanda’s efforts to educate the public on the importance of supporting the noble monastic order and to understand what is proper Buddhist practice.

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30 September 2015

Cultivating wholesome acts of giving

On Saturday 19 September, the monthly educational ‘Pindacāra’ programme (monks going on alms-round) was joyfully held at Seri Kembangan market.  Our friendly “People Engagement” team was actively engaging with traders and devotees at the market.  Leaflets explaining what ‘Pindacāra’ was about were also distributed to on-lookers.

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17 September 2015

Alms-Round in Sri Petaling & Happy Garden

On Saturday 5 September, the monthly educational ‘Pindacara’ (monks going on alms-round) Programme at Sri Petaling and Happy Garden markets was held with two venerable Sangha members going on alms-round.  Devotees and members of the public waited patiently along the ‘Pindacara’ route, for the venerable monks to arrive and joyfully offered alms food.

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11 September 2015

‘Pindacāra’ in Seri Kembangan

On Saturday 15 August, Nalandians arrived early at the Seri Kembangan market and started to prepare the venue while greeting our trader friends and devotees around the area.  Members of the public stationed themselves along the ‘Pindacāra’ (alms-round) route, waiting patiently for the arrival of venerable monks.  Some explained to their friends about the meaning of this meritorious occasion and encouraging them to participate.

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