Pertaining to the Buddhist Fellowships in Singapore and/or Indonesia.

27 December 2015

Nalanda Youths ‘fuelled up’ for 2016

Nalanda Youth Centre officers went to NEO Centre Johor Bahru to recharge, re-energise, and align their direction and plans for the coming year at their annual ‘Fuel-Up’ Camp from 11 to 13 December.  It was a fruitful gathering and the youth officers are now highly motivated to lead the Youth Centre forward.

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28 November 2015

Boost for Wisdom Park from Singapore

The Wisdom Park project recently got a boost from members of Buddhist Fellowship (BF) Singapore! Hearing about the project in October, BF Deputy President Bro. Jerry Ong and several enthusiastic members immediately set about a donation drive.

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14 October 2015

Buddhist Fellowship Singapore Exco visits Nalanda 

On Sunday 4 October, 28 Buddhist Fellowship (BF) Singapore members, including the newly appointed Executive Committee led by its President Bro. Wilson Ang, visited Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang.   They were warmly welcomed by Nalanda officers.

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9 July 2015

Visit by Buddhist Fellowship Youth, Singapore

From 19 to 21 June, Nalanda Youth Centre was honoured to host the vibrant youth and their mentors from the Buddhist Fellowship of Singapore for their annual retreat.  Our Singaporean friends had several inspiring and fruitful ‘Dhamma Chat’ sessions with Nalanda Founder, Bro. Tan who guided them on Buddhist Leadership which also benefited the Nalandian youths.  There was an interactive session among the youth to exchange views and ideas on the programme of their respective Youth Centre.

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4 June 2015

Thanking our Dhamma friends from Singapore

Nalandians throughout Malaysia would like to thank our Singaporean Dhamma friends from Buddhist Fellowship (BF) and Firefly Mission for joining us in celebrating Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ at Nalanda Centre.  We are happy that you get to celebrate Vesak twice this year – once in Malaysia last month, and again in Singapore on 1 June.

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20 November 2014

Cheerful Singapore BF members visit Nalanda

On Sunday 2 November, just days after the visit by 90 Firefly Mission members, Nalanda was again honoured by the presence of another Singaporean group – a party of 40 cheerful Buddhist Fellowship (BF) members.  Led by its Deputy President Bro. Jerry Ong, the group was in Kuala Lumpur to watch “Xuan Zang – Journey to the West” musical.

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8 June 2014

Nalandians visit the National Museum in Jakarta

In conjunction with their visit to Jakarta last month, Nalandian officers had the opportunity to tour the National Museum of Indonesia together with our hosts from Buddhist Fellowship Indonesia, and friends from Buddhist Fellowship Singapore.

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30 May 2014

‘BFI House’ officially launched

On Sunday 4 May, Buddhist Fellowship Indonesia (BFI) officially launched its new centre – the “BFI House” – in a delightful ceremony. Located in the North Jakarta District of Kelapa Gading, the 4-storey centre houses an elegant shrine hall, a multi-purpose room, and ample space for future office and library.

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23 May 2014

Dialogue with PATRIA in Jakarta

As part of the programme for their official visit to Jakarta, Nalanda officers met up with the Executive Committee of PATRIA (“Pemuda Theravada Indonesia”) for an interactive dialogue session on Saturday, 3 May.  PATRIA is a national body representing Indonesian Theravada youths; it has branches and activity centres in many provinces throughout the country.

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23 May 2014

Joyful realization of BFI House, Jakarta

This Wesak month must be a very significant one for members of Buddhist Fellowship Indonesia (BFI) as they celebrate Buddha Day (or ‘Hari Waisak’ in Indonesia) at their marvelous new ‘home’ – the BFI House.  After 8 years of operating from rented premises, BFI has moved into their delightful and welcoming new centre located in Kelapa Gading District, North Jakarta.

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