Dhamma Teaching

23 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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5 May 2017

Dhamma teachings this Wesak

This Wesak ‘Buddha Day’, we are going to celebrate the Buddha’s teachings with many educational programmes such as talks in English and Mandarin, a Buddhist forum, exhibition, and even a procession.  An unprecedented 9 speakers have been invited to share Dhamma insights at Nalanda Centre over the 4-day Wesak observance period starting this Sunday, 7 May.

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27 April 2017

‘Dhammapada’ teaching on 28 April

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara this Friday, 28 April.  We invite everyone to come and learn this illuminating and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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25 April 2017

Dhamma enriches our spiritual path

Report by Megan.

On the Full-moon Uposatha of 12 March, Nalandians and devotees dedicated the whole day to cultivating their minds at Nalanda Centre.  The day was designated a ‘Dhamma-Sarana Day’; the programme included the observance of Eight-Precepts, Dhamma teachings by venerable monks, and meditation sessions.

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22 April 2017

Teachings by Ajahn Tiradhammo

Sunday 12 March was ‘Dhamma-Sarana Day’ at Nalanda Centre, a day dedicated to learning, practising and contemplating the Dhamma.  Ajahn Tiradhammo, a disciple of the late Ajahn Chah, was specially invited to give an evening Dhamma talk for the occasion.

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20 April 2017

Dhamma teachings in Singapore

Bro. Tan will be visiting Singapore for three days and conduct Dhamma teachings this Sunday, 23 April, at the Buddhist Fellowship West Centre in Telok Blangah.   He will be delivering two talks in the morning and afternoon on selected Dhammapada verses in Pāli and English.

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8 April 2017

Going beyond mundane happiness

On Sunday 26 February, Nalandians and devotees gathered at our spiritual home to observe the monthly ‘Samaggi Day’.  Through a profound Dhamma teaching, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan led the congregation in exploring the question, ‘what lies beyond happiness?’

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30 March 2017

Dhammapada teaching on 31 March

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the Dhammapada at the Buddhist Maha Vihara on Friday, 31 March.  We invite everyone to come and learn this esteemed and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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28 March 2017

Gratitude and appreciation

Nalanda Centre recently hosted the Most Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his Dhammaduta tour of Malaysia from 19 to 25 March.  During his stay, Ven. Seelananda gave teachings at Nalanda Centre, NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur, the Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) Centre, and Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS).

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26 March 2017

Remarkable Dhammaduta tour of India

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was recently invited to go on a ‘Dhammaduta’ (Dhamma-teaching) tour of India from 3 to 13 February 2017.  He was the guest-of-honour and keynote speaker at the ‘Mahakarunā Diwas’ held in Delhi, Bombay and Nagpur, which were a series of lectures on Buddhist teachings organised by the Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre.

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