Well-being

10 October 2017

Learning to live harmoniously

Report by Stephanie Chua.

On Sunday 27 August, Achariya S. Vijaya shared with us how harmonious living leads to happiness.  Living in harmony means not harbouring conflicts with the world, nor within ourselves.  Suffering arises when we try to conquer or change the world to suit our liking.  However the world and its quirks have always been the way they are for a long time.  Since we cannot change the world, we should instead change our attitude towards it by accepting the way it works, and learning to live in harmony with it.

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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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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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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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2 March 2017

Run with us for Community Education

Since 2003, Nalanda has been organising and offering free courses, training programmes, tuition classes and other services to benefit the entire Malaysian community.  Contributions and public donations are vital to sustain our operations and to improve our service quality.  Therefore, we invite you, your family, your company and friends to be involved in this fund-raising e-Run to help raise RM300,000 towards Nalanda Education Fund for the above purposes.

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10 October 2016

Mental well-being leads to joyful living

Today is World Mental Health Day. Mental health is defined as “the absence of mental disorders”, which allows a person to function normally and resiliently in routine responsibilities in life.  Examples of mental sickness include prolonged stress, sadness, anger, disturbing obsessive or compulsive behaviour, neurosis, and psychosis.

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