Buddhist Studies in Mandarin

17 October 2017

Activities galore this weekend

Nalanda Centre will again be a hive of activity towards this weekend as a galore of interesting programmes are on offer.  We cordially invite you and your loved ones to participate in the activities listed below.  For detailed information, please feel free to contact Nalanda Office at 03-8938-1500.

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6 October 2017

Active weekend at NEO Centre KL

Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur will have a packed schedule this weekend with interesting programmes lined-up.  On Saturday 7 October, the monthly educational Pindacāra (monks on alms-round) will be held at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am.

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13 September 2017

Buddhist Course in Mandarin

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering an 8-session course – BPS 102 Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – commencing 7 October 2017 at NEO Centre, Kuala Lumpur.  This free course is suitable for new-comers and students of Buddhism.  Enrolment is open to all aged 18 years and above, and proficient in Mandarin language.

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27 March 2016

Lesson on Buddhist history

On Saturday 26 March, Nalanda Institute offered the third session of its BPS 201 Intermediate-level Buddhist Studies in Mandarin.  The topic was ‘Buddhism after the Buddha’, and it was conducted by Sis. Santi Cheang and Sis. Sandy Lim.  They also shared about the history of Buddhism in Malaysia and the significance of the Tipitaka in Buddhism.

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10 March 2016

Good response to new course

On Saturday 5 March, Nalanda Institute Malaysia welcomed about 50 participants to its new course, BPS 201 Intermediate-level Buddhist Studies in Mandarin.  The participants consisted mainly of students who had successfully completed last year’s BPS 101 – Basic Buddhist Studies.

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4 February 2016

Intermediate Buddhist Studies in Mandarin

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is pleased to offer its first Intermediate Buddhist Studies course in Mandarin (BPS201) from 5 March to 14 May. There will be 8 sessions held on designated Saturdays, from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. The course is suited for those who have attended the Basic Buddhist Studies course in Mandarin (BPS101 or BPS001) or its equivalent.

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5 January 2016

Nalanda Institute Convocation Ceremony

On 19 December, students of BPS 303 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies, gathered at Nalanda Centre for their graduation ceremony.  Also present were students of BPS 101 – Buddhist Studies in Mandarin, who were there to rejoice and strengthen the bonds of  kalyana mittatā (spiritual friendship) forged over the course of their studies.

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9 October 2015

Unwholesome deeds – stumbling blocks to happiness

On Sunday 27 September 2015, Bro. Aggaphala Yap conducted Lecture 4 of the BPS 101 Mandarin Buddhist Studies course at Nalanda Centre.  The topic of the lecture was “Ten Unwholesome Deeds” (Dasa Akusala Kamma).

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27 September 2015

‘Ten Wholesome Deeds’ explained

On Sunday 20 September, Sis. Tan Yee Yong conducted Lecture 3 of BPS 101 course – Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – on the topic of “Ten Wholesome Deeds” (‘Dasa Kusala Kamma’).  She began the session by explaining the beneficial results of practising the ten wholesome actions that lead us to a happy life.

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7 November 2014

Conclusion of Buddhist Studies Course in JB

Report by Rose Cho

On 25 and 26 October, the final two sessions of the Mandarin Buddhist Studies Course (Semester 2) was conducted by Sis. Nandini Tan at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.  Sis. Nandini gave separate lectures on the ‘Four Noble Truths’ and ‘Noble Eightfold Path’.  Six new participants joined the weekend’s class and showed great enthusiasm by arriving early at the Centre to learn the Dhamma.

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