Community Service

17 May 2017

Alms-round in Seri Kembangan

On Saturday 15 April, Nalandians again organised the monthly ‘Pindacāra’ programme at the Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan to educate the public on proper ways to support the Buddhist monastic order.

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2 May 2017

Saving lives through blood donation

Just a pint of blood can save up to 3 lives!  Blood donation is safe, painless, simple, and noble.  It is also one of the most wholesome deeds one can perform this Wesak.  We can make a life and death difference for others in need by coming forward to donate blood.

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29 March 2017

‘e-Run’ to fund Community Education

If you have not registered for e-Run 2017, register now !   Please support this charity run which aims to raise funds for holistic education that benefits the entire Malaysian community.

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18 January 2017

Run for Community Education

Since our inception in 2003, Nalanda has been continuously organising and offering Dhamma courses, training programmes and other educational services that benefit the entire community.  All our programmes are freely available to the public as Nalanda is a non-profit, service-oriented organisation that aims to provide holistic education for integral human development.

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1 December 2016

Leaving for camp in Johor Bahru

Early this morning, 20 Nalandian youths and Dhamma School students gathered for chanting at Nalanda Centre before leaving for Johor Bahru to help conduct a 3-day Dhamma camp for teenagers there.  This trip is a wholesome start to their year-end school holidays as it promises much learning and community service.

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16 November 2016

‘Silver Lining Day’ at Siddharthan Care Centre

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

Silver Lining’ is a programme initiated by Nalanda Youth Centre in 2015 to promote acts of kindness towards others among Malaysian youths.  A ‘Silver Lining Day’ is organised once every three months where youths dedicate one Sunday to serving the community.

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1 October 2016

Pindacāra at Seri Kembangan market

On Saturday 20 August, two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple were invited to go on alms-round at Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan.  Many volunteers, including Dhamma School students and Nalandian youths, participated in this monthly educational programme.

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1 April 2016

Youths raise funds for the disabled

On Sunday 27 March, Nalanda Youth Centre organised its first recycling project to help raise funds for Kitarsh Handicapped and Disabled Children’s Home. The home was in need of funds because it was partly destroyed by fire last year.

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3 March 2016

Packing food for the needy

On Saturday 27 February, a team of 10 Nalandians comprising President Sis. Evelyn, Dhamma School Director Sis. Sunanda, Sis. Joanne, and youths helped to pack food for the needy at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Sungai Long campus.  The event was organised by the UTAR Sungai Long Buddhist Society, in collaboration with the international hunger-relief organisation, ‘Stop Hunger Now’.

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16 February 2016

Nalandians back to serve after holiday

Since 13 February, staff and volunteers have gradually returned to Nalanda Centre to resume their duties after the Lunar New Year holidays.  Some had come days earlier to clean and spruce up the Centre after the week-long break. Everyone is delighted to see each other, and filled with enthusiasm to continue serving the community.

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