Bhavana Day

28 April 2024

Youth Cultivation Day for students

Deriving peace and calm in today's busy world is a much needed skill.  In conjunction with Buddha Day B.E. 2568, Nalanda Youth Centre is organising a Youth Cultivation Day for youths of ages 16 to 23 on Saturday 25 May from 9 am to 4 pm at Nalanda Centre. 

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5 March 2023

Young working adults gather for a day of mindful reflection

On Saturday 18 February, 30 young adults between the ages 23 – 33 gathered at K. Sri Dhammananda Centre to learn how to develop calmness and strength in facing the adversities of working life.

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27 February 2023

Inspiring ‘Bhavana Day’ with Ven. Jutipañño

On Saturday 11 February, 85 participants joined ‘Bhavana Day’ with Ven. Jutipañño Mahāthero, at NEO Centre Happy Garden.  On this day of cultivation tailored for devotees new to meditation, Ven. Jutipañño guided participants in observing their breath and be in the present moment.

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9 February 2023

‘Bhavana Day’ with Ven. Jutipañño

On Saturday 11 February, Venerable Jutipañño Mahāthero, Abbot of Dhamma Light Meditation Centre, will lead ‘Bhāvanā Day’– a one-day meditation retreat in Mandarin – at Nalanda Education and Outreach Centre in Happy Garden KL.  Registration is now closed.  All registered participants are reminded to arrive at NEO KL by 8.30am this Saturday. Please wear suitable and comfortable clothing, and bring along a shawl or jacket to keep warm.

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7 February 2023

Bhavana Day with Ven. Jutipañño

Venerable Jutipañño Mahāthero, Abbot of Dhamma Light Meditation Centre at Api-Api, Johor will be conducting ‘Bhavana Day’ at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Happy Garden on 11 February.  We invite registered participants to arrive at NEO KL by 8.30am to prepare for the programme.  Please dress in appropriate attire, bring along materials to take notes and a water bottle.  We look forward to welcome you at NEO KL.

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11 May 2019

Programmes at Nalanda this weekend

In conjunction with ‘Buddha Day’ observance, we have arranged meaningful and spiritual programmes this weekend, from 11 – 12 May, leading up to the sacred day on 19 May.  We invite you, your family and friends to join us at Nalanda Centre to experience a meaningful weekend and deepen our calmness and joy as we prepare ourselves spiritually for observing ‘Buddha Day’.  The programmes available this weekend are :

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9 May 2019

Meditation Day for Youths

Mental calmness and clarity are among the conditions we need to achieve peace and happiness in life.  Learn how you can reduce mental clutter and increase resilience at the “Meditation Day for Youths” on Saturday, 11 May.  This beginner-friendly one-day retreat is open to youths from 16 to 29 years old.

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26 June 2018

Mettā Bhāvanā Reunion Day

On 19 May, Nalanda Youth Centre organised a one-day ‘Mettā Bhāvanā’ programme for young adults.  We would like to invite all participants for a special ‘Reunion Day’ this Saturday, 30 June, where we recollect what we learned about the helpful practice of ‘Mettā’.  Activities on that day include teachings by Bro.Tan, meditation sessions, and Dhamma discussion, followed by fellowship dinner.

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20 May 2018

6 weeks of Mettā meditation

Nalanda Youth Centre is grateful to Bro.Tan for guiding us in the “Meditation Day” programme on 19 May, where 183 youths aged 16 to 29 spent a wholesome day learning about Mettā (Loving-kindness) and practising it together.

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11 May 2018

Meditate for mental well-being

Are you feeling stressed? Worried?  Disappointed?  If you are concerned about your mental well-being, come join our one-day meditation retreat on Mettā to learn ways to free yourself from negative mental states.

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