Sharing on Buddha’s eminent disciples

Bro. Ananda shared stories of eminent disciples in a series of talks on Wednesdays.

Bro. Ananda shared stories of eminent disciples in a series of talks on Wednesdays.

On Wednesday 18 January, after the weekly group meditation, the Director of Pustaka Nalanda Bro. Ananda Fong was invited to give a Dhamma sharing on the Buddha’s eminent disciples.

Bro. Ananda spoke about Arahant Moggallana, the foremost of Buddha’s disciples in possessing psychic powers.  Devotees learned the interesting story of how the great disciple first came into contact with Dhamma through Ayasma Sariputta.

Devotees enjoy listening to inspiring episodes in the lives of Buddha's early disciples.

Devotees enjoy listening to inspiring episodes in the lives of Buddha’s early disciples.

Bro. Ananda also shared about the Buddha’s advice to Moggallana on seven steps to remove drowsiness in meditation, providing helpful tips to meditators who struggle with this major hindrance.  Sadhu anumodana.

Nalanda Centre hosts group meditation sessions every Wednesday evening.

Nalanda Centre hosts group meditation sessions every Wednesday from 8pm to 10pm. All are welcome.