Pertaining to the Buddhist Fellowships in Singapore and/or Indonesia.
42 members of Buddhist Fellowship and Firefly Mission Singapore had an insightful 4-day tour to the northern states of Penang, Kedah and Perlis from 17 to 20 April 2014. The highlight of the study tour was a day-long visit to Bujang Valley guided by Bro Tan.Read more
Bro. Tan made a brief visit to Singapore recently to engage in a ‘Dhamma-chat’ with members of the Mindful Circle, which comprise of youths and young working adults in their late teens to early thirties. The Dhamma-chat was held at Buddhist Fellowship (BF) West Centre. A number of BF members also took the opportunity to attend the sharing session.Read more
On Tuesday 11 March, 200 members and devotees gathered at Buddhist Fellowship (West) Centre in Singapore for an evening of Metta-recitation and meditation to dedicate merits to victims of MH370. We thank our earnest friends in Singapore for doing your bit to give moral support to the victims of this tragedy and their suffering families. Sadhu anumodana!Read more
Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan undertook a 5-day tour to Singapore earlier this month and gave several teachings to various groups, including to members of Buddhist Fellowship, Firefly Mission, undergraduate fellowship, and at the Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society (BDMS). Bro. Tan also visited Ven. H Gunaratana and Ven. B Dhammaratana at the Buddhist Library, as well as Ven. S Dhammika at BDMS. It was a fruitful trip as he was fully engaged with many Dhamma activities.Read more
On Saturday 30 November, Bro. Tan was invited to Buddhist Fellowship Singapore to conduct a commentarial course on ‘Mangala Sutta’ (the famous “Discourse on Highest Blessings”). 150 participants from 6 countries, including 14 Nalandians from Serdang and Johor Bahru, took part in the day-long course. Read more
Bro. Tan was warmly hosted by the Buddhist Fellowship of Indonesia (BFI) for 3 days, where he conducted Dhamma sharings and attended many meetings with BFI Committee Members. There were many precious, inspiring moments when people were connected to the Dhamma through those sharings and meetings.Read more
Bright and energetic Youth Leaders and their mentors from the Buddhist Fellowship of Singapore visited Nalanda Centre from 14 to 18 June 2013 for their annual leadership retreat. They chose to have their retreat here so that there can be cultural exchanges with Nalandian youths. It was indeed a great choice as there were plenty of learning and sharing every day, as the youth leaders interacted amongst themselves and with Nalanda’s key-drivers.Read more