Singapore

19 October 2017

Talks by Bro. Tan this weekend

It will be another hectic but joyful weekend for Nalanda founder with teaching sessions and several meetings lined up throughout three days.  We are happy to share Bro.Tan’s schedule of public Dhamma talks this weekend as follows.

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9 August 2017

Singapore’s 52nd National Day

As the Republic of Singapore marks its 52nd National Day today, we wish our closest neighbour a joyous celebration of nationhood.  May Singaporeans continue to progress in all aspects of physical, social, economic, mental, and spiritual well-being.  Happy National Day!

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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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20 April 2017

Visit by friends from Singapore

Over the weekend on 11 and 12 March, Nalanda Centre was honoured to host 12 members of Buddhist Fellowship (BF) Singapore, and Bliss & Wisdom Society; the group was led by Bro. Jerry Ong of BF.  Our friends were warmly welcomed by Nalanda officers upon arrival on Saturday, and were brought on a building tour by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan personally.

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17 December 2016

Nalandians leave for pilgrimage

A team of 45 Nalandians left today for a two-week ‘Dhammayatra’ (pilgrimage) to India and Nepal.  The spiritual journey will take the group through places associated with the life of our great Teacher, the Buddha, starting with Uruvela (Bodhgaya), Rajagaha, Nalanda, Vesali, Savatthi, Kusinara, Kapilavatthu, Lumbini, and ending in Benares.

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27 October 2016

Visit by Firefly Mission Singapore

On Saturday 22 October, 90 members of Firefly Mission Singapore visited Nalanda Centre as part of their ‘Kathina’-season tour of Malaysia, led by their President Dr. Ng Yee Kong.  This was the Mission’s fifth consecutive year visiting Nalanda, and one of the events Nalandians look forward to annually.

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22 August 2016

Passing of Mr. S. R. Nathan

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the late Mr. S. R. Nathan, and to the citizens of Singapore, on the passing of the former President.  Mr. Nathan passed away at 9.48pm tonight at the Singapore General Hospital, aged 92.  He suffered a stroke on 31 July this year, and had been in critical condition since.

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9 August 2016

Happy National Day, Singapore

Today marks the Republic of Singapore’s 51st anniversary of independence.  Due to our long, common history, Malaysia and Singapore share so many peculiar attributes.  Our two countries’ past had been uniquely intertwined; and so is our future.  A thriving and prosperous Singapore is good for Malaysia, and vice versa.

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30 July 2016

Friends arrive for tomorrow’s ‘Fun Fair’

Today, on the eve of the ‘Fun Fair’, dozens of members and supporters started streaming into Nalanda Centre from Johor Bahru, Kelantan, Kedah and elsewhere.  Many people eagerly jumped in to help prepare for tomorrow’s event as soon as they’d arrived.

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12 July 2016

Comrades from across the causeway

On Saturday 9 July, Nalanda Centre was honoured by the visit by 25 Singapore Buddhist Fellowship (BF) members and volunteers, led by its Deputy President Bro. Jerry Ong.  Their visit was part of the regular exchanges between BF and Nalanda, to learn from each other in order to enhance both organisations.

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