Dhamma teachings this Wesak

We welcome everyone to participate in the spiritual celebration of ‘Buddha Day’ at Nalanda!

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:

 

EVENING SERVICE
Saturday, 26 May | 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Meditation, chanting, and Dhamma talk by Sis. Sunanda Ong on “Life of a Humble Teacher”.

 

SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE
Sunday, 27 May | 9.00 am – 11.30 am

Enjoy a spiritual Sunday morning with meditation, offerings to the Three Jewels, Pāli chanting, and Dhamma talk in English by Achariya Tan Siang Chye on “Humility – the Foundation of all Virtues”.  Bro. Aggaphala Yap will deliver a Mandarin talk on 《谦逊 – 美德的基础》.

 

DHAMMA WORKSHOP 《实践谦逊及节制的生活》工作坊
Sunday, 27 May | 2.00 am – 4.00 am

This special workshop on “A Life of Humility, Modesty and Moderation” will be conducted in Mandarin by Bro. Aggaphala Yap.

 

EVE OF ‘BUDDHA DAY’
Monday, 28 May | 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Mettā meditation, Wesak Eve chanting, and Dhamma talk by Datuk Charlie Chia on “The Significance of Buddha Day”.

 

WESAK ‘BUDDHA DAY’ MORNING SERVICE
Tuesday, 29 May | 9.00 am – 11.00 am

Meditation, offerings, Pāli chanting, and Dhamma talk by Achariya Tan Ho Soon on “A Life of Humility, Modesty & Moderation”.  Bro. Aggaphala Yap will deliver the Mandarin talk on 《关自心,看佛行》.

 

SUTTA STUDY WITH BRO. TAN
Tuesday, 29 May | 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Bro. Tan will lead discussions on selected passages from the Pāli Tipitaka to widen and deepen our understanding of Buddha’s teachings.  Interested participants should send an e-mail to info@nalanda.org.my with your name and contact number. Participation is free, and all are welcome to register.

 

 

NALANDA WISHES all Buddhists a joyful observance of ‘Buddha Day’ with meaningful participation in spiritual activities.  The best way to honour the Buddha is to learn and practise the Dhamma, and to purify our own minds through proper cultivation.  Happy ‘Buddha Day’!