Dhamma Talk

3 July 2019

Peaceful meditation retreat

On Wednesday 19 June, twenty-five meditators checked in at K. Sri Dhammananda Centre to attend a meditation retreat conducted by Venerable Gavesi.  After receiving clear instructions from Venerable on how to start, participants commenced their practice, alternating between sitting and walking meditation to hone their mindfulness for the next 5 days.

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17 June 2019

Dhamma talks by Venerable Gavesi

Nalanda is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi from 19 to 23 June.  We look forward to welcoming all meditators registered for the retreat to K. Sri Dhammananda Centre this Wednesday.  Participants are reminded to bring along a shawl or jacket as the retreat will be held in an air-conditioned hall.  We also encourage you to bring a notebook, stationery, water bottle and thermal flask for your use during the retreat.

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10 June 2019

Group meditation & Dhamma talk

We invite you to join us this Wednesday 12 June for a tranquil meditation sitting, and Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr. S. Pemaratana, the Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre in the U.S.A.  He offers public workshops on meditation and provides spiritual counselling to help people deal with challenges in life.

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18 May 2019

‘Buddha Day’ – Dhamma Teachings

Treasures of a meaningful life are not diamonds or gold.  True wealth and happiness reside in a trained mind, cultivated with wisdom and compassion.   We warmly invite you to join activities at Nalanda Centre on ‘Buddha Day’.

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19 April 2019

Tranquility of mind through respect

On Sunday 31 March, Sis. Paruadi Ramasamy gave a talk on how to develop a respectful attitude.  Respect is positively correlated to humility, contentment and gratitude.  When developed with right understanding, these four qualities help us achieve harmony and tranquility within ourselves and the wider community.

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5 April 2019

Nottingham Youth Camp at Nalanda

From 22 to 24 March, 30 undergraduates from Nottingham University Buddhist Society (NBS) immersed themselves in a learning camp at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  The theme of the camp was ‘Yellow Brick Road’, symbolizing one’s journey to true happiness.

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30 March 2019

A respectful way of life

On Sunday 10 March, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable N. Jinananda, the President of Buddhist Monks’ Council of Canada for a Dhamma talk.  Venerable shared that the teachings of the Buddha is based on respect for oneself and others.  After His Enlightenment, the Buddha gazed at the Bodhi tree out of gratitude, a teaching to us to bear respectful mindsets even for inanimate objects.

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27 March 2019

Cultivating a respectful attitude

On 3 March, Bro. Benny Liow gave a Dhamma talk on ‘Cultivating Respect’ at Nalanda Centre.  In Latin, re spectum means ‘to look more carefully’.  Thus, to respect someone is to know them better, to look at their good qualities, and where appropriate, to honour those qualities.  The Buddha said that the ability to give respect is in itself a great blessing.

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15 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Kalyano

On Friday 14 December 2018, Nalandians were honoured to welcome Ajahn Kalyano back to Nalanda Centre for a Dhamma talk.  Ajahn’s last visit to Nalanda was in 2016 and has been a strong supporter of Nalanda’s education mission.

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6 February 2019

Chinese New Year Open House and Dhamma Talk

Happy Chinese New Year!  We wish you and your loved ones a joyous and meaningful celebration during this festive season.  This Friday 8 February, we welcome you to join the Chinese New Year Open House at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Sungai Petani for a spirited reunion and celebration with good friends.  Nalanda Founder, Bro. Tan will be giving a Dhamma talk after the service.  All are welcome!

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