Meditation programmes organised by Nalanda, or meditation-related topics.

Meditation

17 October 2017

Activities galore this weekend

Nalanda Centre will again be a hive of activity towards this weekend as a galore of interesting programmes are on offer.  We cordially invite you and your loved ones to participate in the activities listed below.  For detailed information, please feel free to contact Nalanda Office at 03-8938-1500.

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1 October 2017

India’s meditating top golfer

CNN News reported that one of India and the world’s top golfers, 30 year old Anirban Lahiri, is a practitioner of the ancient Buddhist meditation technique called ‘Vipassana’, which means “to see things as they really are”; and he has been doing it since he was 17.

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3 September 2017

Meditation course in Johor Bahru

With growing interest in meditation and spiritual cultivation, Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Johor Bahru started a 3-month meditation course in April.  Sessions were held every Wednesday evening, serving as a platform for communal learning and practice.

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14 August 2017

Meditation retreat with Ven. Gavesi

From 25 to 29 June, 30 participants gathered at Nalanda Centre for a non-residential Meditation Retreat for beginner and intermediate meditators, guided by Venerable Gavesi.

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7 August 2017

Meditation gives ‘life’ to life

After a vigorous 7-week Gimhāna season, the enthusiasm to practise meditation continues at Nalanda.  On Wednesday 12 July, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan gave a simple but impactful teaching on meditation and its benefits.

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26 July 2017

Talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

On Wednesday 21 June, Nalanda Centre once again welcomed the return of Ven. Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera from Nepal, accompanied by Ven. Gavesi, Maechi Chini and Ven. Sayalay Vimalanani.  Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Sayadaw Nyanapurnik to give a Dhamma talk to the evening crowd.

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22 June 2017

Daily Dhamma talks by Ven. Gavesi

Nalanda Centre is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi for beginners and intermediate meditators from 25 to 29 June.  We look forward to welcoming all meditators who have registered for the retreat to Nalanda Centre on Sunday.

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19 June 2017

Dhamma talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

This Wednesday (21 June), Nalanda Centre is honoured to host the return of most Venerable Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera to deliver a Dhamma teaching at 8.00pm.  Sayadaw’s talk will be followed by our regular meditation session from 9.00pm to 10.00pm.

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27 May 2017

Nalanda’s Annual ‘Gimhāna’ Period

For seven weeks after the Buddha’s Enlightenment on Wesak full-moon in May, He contemplated on the Dhamma with His perfectly clear faculty of comprehension.  Then, He travelled for seven days from Bodhgaya to Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July.

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18 May 2017

One-day meditation retreat for youths

On 18 March, 160 youths participated joyfully in the Bhāvanā Day meditation retreat on loving-acceptance, conducted by Bro Tan.  In this third installment of one-day meditation retreats organised by Nalanda Youth Centre, participants learned how to better cope with the vicissitudes and vagaries of life with by accepting and enduring them.

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