Workshop

25 May 2018

Dhamma teachings this Wesak

Wesak month full-moon commemorates the Blessed One’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago, and marks the beginning of Buddhist Year (B.E.) 2562.  Nalanda Centre’s ‘Buddha Day’ programmes begin tomorrow, 26 May (Saturday) to 29 May (Tuesday) with excellent opportunities to learn Dhamma.  We welcome everyone to participate in the following talks throughout the 4-day spiritual celebration:

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24 May 2018

Dhamma-learning workshops

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will lead discussions on selected passages from the Pāli Tipitaka to widen and deepen our understanding of Buddha’s teachings.  The workshop will be held at Nalanda Centre on Tuesday, 29 May, from 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

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21 May 2018

4 days of spiritual celebration

Wesak month full-moon commemorates the Blessed One’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago, and marks the beginning of Buddhist Year (B.E.) 2562.  Nalanda will observe ‘Buddha Day’ from 26 May (Saturday) to 29 May (Tuesday) with many wholesome activities.  We joyfully invite you to join us for the following programmes starting this weekend:

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28 March 2018

Workshop sets forward direction

The 3rd Annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.) was conducted on 20 January 2018 to re-align our programmes and activities to fit Nalanda’s education philosophy.  Nalandian education officers from all over the country convened for this important training which provided deeper insights into the importance of integrating Dhamma knowledge (‘vijja’), practice (‘carana’), values, and culture into our approach to Buddhist education.

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23 January 2018

Joyful return to Sri Serdang

A team of 8 Nalandians from Kedah travelled to Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang on 20 – 21 January to attend the 3rd annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.).  The one-day workshop provided much clarity on the philosophy and direction of Buddhist education, as well as strategies to promote ‘deep learning’.

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23 September 2017

Teaching Dhamma through drama

Dhamma School teachers had a blast of a time with energetic programmes on the third day of their National Camp held in Puchong, Selangor.  Achariya S. Vijaya, Chairman of Nalanda Education Team, conducted a workshop to help teachers understand the power of drama and story-telling.

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22 September 2017

Second day of teachers’ camp

After a spirited opening yesterday morning, the inaugural National Camp for Dhamma School teachers shifted into higher gear on this second day, with the main speaker Bro. Tan talking about teachers’ competencies.  The essence of successful Buddhist education, he asserted, lies in having competent teachers who embody and exemplify the Dhamma.

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19 January 2017

Nalanda Education Workshop 2.0

In conjunction with Nalanda ‘Education Day’, 35 Nalanda officers gathered at Nalanda Centre on 12 December 2016 for the second-ever Nalanda Education Workshop.  The aim of the workshop was to chart and align the direction of all Nalanda education divisions in accordance with the ‘Nalanda Education Philosophy’.

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10 December 2016

Nalanda Education Workshop 2.0

Teachers and Dhamma facilitators at Nalanda will mark this year’s “Education Day” with a workshop on 12 December to plan programmes for the next two years based on holistic education philosophy.  Officers from Nalanda Dhamma School, Nalanda Institute, the Free School, Youth Centre, and ‘Dhamma Families’ will participate in this important workshop, the second one to be held since 2013.

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6 December 2016

‘Education Day’ to be celebrated throughout December

Nalanda ‘Education Day’ is celebrated around 11 December every year with a series of programmes for teachers, devotees, teenagers and children.  This date marks the anniversary of the launching of Nalanda’s “Education Philosophy” which calls for a holistic approach in education – balancing and combining knowledge, skills, values and culture – leading to integral development of people.

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