Singapore

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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30 January 2016

Bro. Tan in Singapore for dialogue

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be attending a special Dhamma Dialogue in Singapore this Sunday, 31 January; the event is organized by the Buddhist Fellowship (BF) in conjunction with its 28th anniversary celebration.  He joins other distinguished speakers – Ven. Dr. Henepola Gunaratana of U.S.A., Ven. Sanghasena of Ladakh, Ven. K. Rathanasara, fellow Malaysians Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee and Dr. Wong Yin Onn – in a forum to discuss effective Dhamma propagation.

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27 December 2015

Nalanda Youths ‘fuelled up’ for 2016

Nalanda Youth Centre officers went to NEO Centre Johor Bahru to recharge, re-energise, and align their direction and plans for the coming year at their annual ‘Fuel-Up’ Camp from 11 to 13 December.  It was a fruitful gathering and the youth officers are now highly motivated to lead the Youth Centre forward.

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