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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24 March 2017

A day of deep gratitude

On Sunday 12 February, parents and children gathered for a heart-warming, tea-offering ceremony at NEO Centre, Happy Garden.  The programme was organised by Nalanda Dhamma School in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, to provide an opportunity for Dhamma School students to express gratitude and appreciation to their parents.

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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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10 February 2017

Annual Children’s Learning Camp

The much-anticipated annual Children’s Learning Camp for 9 to 12 year-olds was held at Nalanda Centre from 19 to 21 December 2016.  The theme of the camp was ‘Be Cool’ – which aimed to inculcate good moral behaviour and manners in children as part of being ‘cool’.

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16 November 2016

‘Silver Lining Day’ at Siddharthan Care Centre

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

Silver Lining’ is a programme initiated by Nalanda Youth Centre in 2015 to promote acts of kindness towards others among Malaysian youths.  A ‘Silver Lining Day’ is organised once every three months where youths dedicate one Sunday to serving the community.

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27 July 2016

Children invited to ‘Family Fun Fair’

We are happy to share that children from Siddharthan Care Centre are again coming to take part in this year’s Nalanda’s ‘Family Fun Fair’.  As part of its CSR Programme, the Kemaman Bitumen Co. Sdn Bhd has kindly offered the home coupons to purchase food, clothes and stationeries at the Fair.  Representatives of the company together with Nalandian officers went to Siddharthan Care Centre to present the coupons on 18 June.

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27 January 2016

Excursion to foster good friendship

On Sunday 24 January, 180 students of Nalanda Dhamma School and members of Nalanda Youth Centre went on an enjoyable outing at Putrajaya’s Botanical Gardens.  The students spent a glorious day in the open learning the meaning of  kalyāna-mittatā (spiritual friendship) through healthy outdoor activities.

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22 January 2016

Dhamma School in K.L. welcomes students

On 3 January, Nalanda Education Outreach (NEO) Centre in Kuala Lumpur held its first Junior Dhamma School session for this year.  The session began with chanting and meditation for the students to compose their minds.  This was followed by a welcoming speech and short Dhamma sharing by School Coordinator Sis. Sadhika.

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3 January 2016

Joyful first day at Dhamma School

Nalanda Dhamma School had its first session of 2016 today with great zest, and packed with fun learning activities for teenagers and children.  The School now operates at 4 different locations – the Teenage School at Nalanda Centre, Junior School at Nalanda House Sri Serdang, Junior School at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur, and another Teenage School at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.

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12 December 2015

Children learn to ‘Always be Caring’

Nalanda’s Children Learning Camp for 9 to 12 year-olds was held at Nalanda Centre from 1 to 3 December. The holiday camp with the theme ‘Always be Caring’, was attended by 75 children.  It was organised by Nalanda Dhamma School facilitators and assisted by senior students.

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