Dhamma Teaching

2 February 2017

The most powerful person in the world

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

On Sunday 27 November, Nalandians came together on ‘Samaggi Day’ for a Dhamma talk by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan on what constitutes ‘true power’.  Many people have the impression that ‘the most powerful person in the world’ is qualified by political position, wealth, the possession of weaponry, etc.  However, Bro. Tan said that this is merely a superficial and worldly view of ‘power’.

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24 January 2017

All-round New Year cheers

There was good cheer all around on Sunday 22 January as Nalanda members and devotees gathered in Sri Serdang on the last Sunday before the Lunar New Year.  Bro. Tan gave an insightful talk on the ‘recipe’ for the best-ever celebration of the season – a chance to experience spirituality at every turn with our sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, thinking, and feeling.

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20 December 2016

Amazing meditation retreat for youths

Capping off a fantastic 2016, Nalanda Youth Centre conducted a one-day meditation retreat for 150 young adults on Saturday, 26 November.  The retreat featured insightful Dhamma teachings and practical meditation guidance by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

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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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28 November 2016

Changing the ‘world’ with compassion

On Sunday 16 October, Nalanda Youth Centre was blessed to have Bro. Tan join our weekly Sunday Service.  Bro. Tan gave a Dhamma teaching on how we can bring about positive change in the world through the cultivation of compassion.

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10 November 2016

Meditation retreat for youths

Nalanda Youth Centre is organising a free one-day meditation retreat specially catered for young adults aged 16 to 29.  The camp will be conducted by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan, an inspiring and respected Dhamma teacher.  125 youths have so far registered for the retreat; there are only 25 places left.  If you’re interested to participate, register on-line at PARTICIPATE NOW.

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8 November 2016

Who wins? Who loses?

While the world is gripped in suspense on the outcome of the fiercely-fought U.S. Presidential Elections, it is opportune for us to reflect on the timeless truth of the Buddha’s teaching:

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6 November 2016

What is the highest delight?

“‘Delight’ means experiencing joy, pleasure, and happiness.  The Buddha described that of all delights, the delight in Dhamma is most excellent (Pāli – “Sabbaratim dhammarati jinati”; Dhammapada verse 354).  Why is that so?

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5 November 2016

One-day meditation for youths

Nalanda Youth Centre is organising a one-day meditation retreat on Saturday, 26 November, from 9am to 6pm.  It will be guided by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan.  This beginner-friendly retreat is specially catered for young adults between the ages of 16 and 29.

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21 October 2016

Journey to inner peace for youths

Nalanda Youth Centre is organising a one-day meditation retreat on Saturday, 26 November, from 9am to 6pm.  It will be guided by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan, an inspiring teacher who gives clear instructions with insightful sharings.  This beginner-friendly retreat is specially catered for young adults between the ages of 16 and 29.

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