Buddhist Forum

31 May 2019

Forum on Living Compassionately

On Sunday 12 May, Nalanda Institute organised the Mandarin Buddhist forum themed “Living Compassionately towards Peace & Harmony”.  The speakers at the forum were Abbot of Brahmavihara Monastery Ven. Dr. Dhammapala, local composer and musical producer Chow Kam Leong (周金亮), and business consultant Wong Kah Cane (黄家建).

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10 May 2019

Buddhist Forum in Mandarin

Do we live each day with compassion or find it a challenge to be kind and considerate in the face of adversity?  In conjunction with ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations, Nalanda Institute is organising a forum in Mandarin featuring Ven. Dr. Dhammapala, local composer and musical producer Mr Chow Kam Leong (周金亮), and business consultant Mr Wong Kah Cane (黄家建) to talk about their experiences in embracing compassion in their respective professions and daily practices.

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20 October 2018

Forum on Mental Well-being

On 7 October, Nalanda Institute organised a Dhamma forum themed the ‘Path to Mental Well-being’, in conjunction with ‘World Mental Health Day’.  The forum aimed to address the mental-health crisis that the world is facing today.

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1 October 2018

Forum on ‘Path to Mental Well-being’

Recent-year reports by the Malaysian Ministry of Health and World Health Organization (WHO) show a rapid and alarming increase in mental-health problems.  It is estimated that one out of three Malaysian adults show signs of mental discomfort and illness to varying degrees.  This is certainly much cause for public concern.

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1 July 2018

Nalanda Institute celebrates 11th anniversary today

Nalanda Institute Malaysia celebrated its 11th anniversary meaningfully today by hosting a forum on “Understand Suffering and Suffer Less – You can put it down”.  The public forum was hosted by its Director Achariya Tan Siang Chye;  Nalanda founder Bro.Tan and Sis. Tan Yee Yong were the other two speakers.

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27 June 2018

Forum on overcoming mental suffering

“You can put it down – Understand Suffering and Suffer Less”   

The entire teachings of the Buddha can be summarised as follows: knowing the true nature of suffering and overcoming it. Today’s ultrafast-paced urban lifestyle with myriad distractions inevitably leads to layers of mental suffering, most commonly stress and dissatisfaction.  Mental health has become highly endangered and many people risk having debilitating mental illness without positive intervention.

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13 June 2018

Forum on the Four-fold Assembly

The Buddha referred to his disciples as the “Four-fold Assembly” – the gatherings of ‘bhikkhū’ (monks), ‘bhikkhunī’ (nuns), ‘upasakā’ (laymen), and ‘upasikā’ (laywomen).  In the Mahāparinibbāna Sutta, the Buddha famously said that He would not pass away until the “Four-fold Assembly” is well-established in the learning and practice of Dhamma, and proficient in propagating His Sublime Teachings.

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3 March 2018

IGNITE tonight!

IGNITE 2018 gathers passionate Buddhist youths for an open and insightful discussion with visionary community leaders including Nalanda founder Bro.Tan, Buddhist Gem Fellowship President Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee, former President of Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia Bro. Goh Qing Song, Buddhist stalwart Datuk Charlie Chia, Director of Nalanda Institute Achariya Tan Siang Chye, and Director of Nalanda Dhamma School Sis. Sunanda Ong.

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26 February 2018

IGNITE 2018 – Leadership Forum

The success of every organisation or community hinges upon good leadership.  Despite obvious needs to grow Buddhist leadership, there is still a lack of sustainable effort to create and groom new leaders, especially from among today’s youths.

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27 October 2017

Dhamma talks in Singapore and J.B.

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be traveling to Singapore and Johor Bahru to deliver a few talks this weekend.  We invite everyone to attend the talks and meet with such learned teacher.  His schedule of talks are as follows.

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