Bhavana Day

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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4 May 2018

‘Meditation Day’ for youths

Looking for a way out of mental clutter and achieve clarity of mind?  Take note of your mind and learn how to attain inner peace at the special ‘Meditation Day’ for young adults.  This free, beginner-friendly meditation retreat is open to youths from ages 16 to 29, and will be led by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

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18 May 2017

One-day meditation retreat for youths

On 18 March, 160 youths participated joyfully in the Bhāvanā Day meditation retreat on loving-acceptance, conducted by Bro Tan.  In this third installment of one-day meditation retreats organised by Nalanda Youth Centre, participants learned how to better cope with the vicissitudes and vagaries of life with by accepting and enduring them.

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18 February 2017

Calmness and peace for youths

In an increasingly fast-paced world with many demands, people of all ages are feeling the acute stress of hectic lifestyles.  Are you among those disturbed by the vagaries of life?  Do you feel exasperated whenever conflicts arise at work or home?  How about having to face up to criticisms and hostility?  How do you handle all that stress and pressure effectively?

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31 January 2017

Meditation retreat for youths

Are you disturbed by the many uncertainties in life?  Or feel exasperated whenever conflicts arise?  How about having to face up to criticisms and past regrets?  How do you handle all that stress and pressure effectively?

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2 September 2016

Bhāvanā Day with Ayya Susīla

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

On 13 August, Venerable Ayya Susīla, an experienced meditation teacher who is a learned disciple of Pa Auk Sayadaw, returned to lead ‘Bhāvanā Day’ – a quarterly one-day meditation retreat at Nalanda Centre.  The fruitful Saturday saw the gathering of 120 participants who were eager to learn Dhamma and cultivate their minds.

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3 December 2013

Bhāvanā Day with Ayya Susīla

On 1 December, Ayya Susīla led the Bhāvanā Day (one-day meditation retreat) at Nalanda Centre.  After the morning Pūja, Ayya Susīla delivered a profound and inspiring Dhamma talk themed “Returning to the Purity of Mind”.  Ayya shared that one should not just focus on having clarity of mind, but also its purity through the cultivation of morality and wisdom.

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2 August 2013

Bhavana Day with Ayya Susila

Bhavana Day was concluded with an atmosphere of peace and joy on 28 July.  45 participants attended the 3-day meditation retreat held at Nalanda Centre.  The yogis were inspired by Ayya Susila’s simple yet profound Dhamma teachings, as well as her clear and meticulous meditation instructions.

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