Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng (right) and Bro. Chan putting up the Buddhist flags at Nalanda Centre.

Article by Ajita Lim.

Wesak Day is fast approaching and all Nalandians are hastening our efforts to welcome this joyous occasion which commemorates the birth, Enlightenment and passing away of our revered teacher, the Buddha.  On 20 April, devotees congregated at Nalanda Centre for the weekly Service Sunday and to volunteer their help for ‘Buddha Day’ (Wesak) preparations.

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A young child offering alms-food to a venerable monk.

On Saturday 19 April, volunteers and devotees joyfully participated in Nalanda’s monthly Pindacāra Programme at Seri Kembangan market.  Many devotees were ready with food and requisites while waiting for the arrival of venerable monks.

 

The study tour covered both historical and natural heritage sites, including this at Gua Kelam, Perlis.

42 members of Buddhist Fellowship and Firefly Mission Singapore had an insightful 4-day tour to the northern states of Penang, Kedah and Perlis from 17 to 20 April 2014. The highlight of the study tour was a day-long visit to Bujang Valley guided by Bro Tan.

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BGF celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a fund-raising dinner in Petaling Jaya on 19 April 2014.

Article and photograph by Yeo Disheng.

On Saturday 19 April, a team of Nalandian officers led by Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng attended Buddhist Gem Fellowship’s 25th Anniversary Dinner in Petaling Jaya.  In his speech, BGF President Dato’ Seri Dr. Victor Wee thanked everyone who have contributed to the advancement of BGF over the past two and a half decades.

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