Family

4 October 2017

Nalanda Mid-Autumn greetings

Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia and throughout the world celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) on the full-moon day of the eighth lunar month, which falls on 4 October this year.  We wish everyone who celebrates this traditional festival much happiness and merriment while having meaningful reunions with family members and gatherings with friends.

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15 July 2017

Celebrating Mother’s & Teacher’s Day

On 14 May, Nalandians celebrated Mother’s and Teacher’s Day in a most meaningful way – by learning the Dhamma on the importance of spiritual practice and the development of gratitude.  In his talk, Bro. Tan urged parents to lead their children to reduce sensual desires, and to guide them to develop inner strength to face worldly conditions.

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22 May 2017

Remembering and honouring our roots

Report by Megan.

On Sunday 26 March, the Director of Pustaka Nalanda Bro. Ananda Fong was invited to present a talk titled ‘Remembering Our Roots’ in conjunction with the traditional Chinese Qing Ming observance.  In Buddhist scriptures, father and mother are often described as ‘Brahma’, comparable to divine heavenly beings who are worthy of reverence.

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14 May 2017

Happy Mother’s Day

Today, as we celebrate Mother’s Day in Malaysia (and in many other countries around the world), it is timely to recollect with gratitude our mothers’ compassion, kindness, and sacrifices over the years, borne out of unconditional love for us.

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15 April 2017

e-Run 2017 flags off tomorrow

Tomorrow is the day!  Close to 2,000 people will gather for Nalanda e-Run 2017 in Taman Sri Serdang on Sunday, 16 April to help raise funds for community education.  We are happy and grateful to receive participants from all over Malaysia – from as far as Kedah, Penang, Johor, Kelantan, and Terengganu.  There will also be a strong presence of our Singaporean friends.  Welcome all, ‘Svagatam’!

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12 April 2017

Just 4 more days to e-Run 2017

If you have not registered for e-Run 2017, this is your last chance to sign up!  Enrol simply and easily by clicking REGISTER NOW. This charity run aims at raising funds for holistic education that benefits the entire Malaysian community.  e-Run 2017 also aims to promote family well-being and social harmony within the community, and thus we strongly encourage family and team participation in this fun-filled activity.

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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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9 March 2017

Happiness at Home

Report by Megan.

On Sunday 15 January, seasoned Dhamma speaker Datuk Charlie Chia was invited to present a talk themed ‘Happiness at Home’. The family is a very important aspect of our lives.  Whatever the events that transpired throughout the day, every householder would definitely feel most recharged coming back to a peaceful and harmonious home.

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8 March 2017

International Women’s Day

Nalanda celebrates and pays tribute to the pivotal role of women in all aspects of human civilization and development.  Happy Women’s Day!

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