Pertaining to Nalanda Dhamma School facilitators.

13 November 2015

Dhamma School facilitators’ retreat

On 7 November, facilitators from Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) gathered at Mangala Lodge, Kampar, to enjoy a well-deserved four-day break from their daily routine, away from the bustle of city life.  The annual retreat was fun yet educational, and a time to review the School’s progress as well as chart its course for next year.  Facilitators from Kelantan, who were members of the Dhammarakkhitta group, also joined their Nalanda counterparts at the retreat.

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2 November 2015

SPM candidates get morale boost

It’s that time of year again, when thousands of students will be sitting for the SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) examination.  To give moral support to Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) students who are taking the examinations, NDS organised a get together on Saturday, 24 October to motivate and boost the confidence of the students, as well as foster the spirit of kalyana mitta among the officers, students and Nalanda Youth Centre members.

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2 October 2015

Motivational talk at Buddhist Māha Vihāra

On Saturday 26 September, Nalanda Buddhist Society Founder Bro. Tan was invited to give two motivational talks to the staff of Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School (BISDS) at the Buddhist Māha Vihāra, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur.  The talks were attended by 45 BISDS staff members, as well as six facilitators and four students from Nalanda Dhamma School.

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7 September 2015

Dhamma School Facilitators-Parents’ Meeting

On 30 August, Nalandians gathered at NEO Centre Johor Bahru in their uniforms to observe ‘Samaggi Day’ during Service Sunday.  In remembrance of our late teacher Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero, Branch Chairman Bro. David Yap recollected how the great qualities of the much-respected and beloved late venerable had inspired him.

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21 March 2015

Junior Dharma School opens in Sri Serdang

On Sunday 15 March, Nalanda Dharma School (N.D.S.) marked another important milestone with the opening of the much-anticipated ‘Nalanda Junior Dharma School’ based at Nalanda House, Sri Serdang.  This is the fourth Dharma School operated by Nalanda, following the establishment of N.D.S. in 2005, the Junior School in Happy Garden, and the recently-opened teenagers school in Johor Bahru.

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16 March 2015

Monthly Meeting of Dharma School Facilitators

On Tuesday 3 March, Nalanda Dharma School (N.D.S.) facilitators from Sri Serdang and NEO Centre Happy Garden came together for their monthly meeting at Nalanda Centre.  The meeting was chaired by School Director, Sis. Sunanda Ong. Read more

14 March 2015

Junior Dharma School starts this Sunday

Following the opening of Nalanda Dharma School in Johor Bahru last weekend, the much-anticipated ‘Nalanda Junior Dharma School’ will commence classes this Sunday, 15 March at Nalanda House, Sri Serdang!  The Junior School is specially catered for older children aged 10 to 12.  They will be guided by experienced facilitators using practical and hands-on learning methods.

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12 March 2015

Nalanda Dharma School opens in Johor Bahru

The 8th of March was the most important milestone for Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch since its establishment in 2013 as it marked the opening of Nalanda Dharma School there!  It was indeed a wonderful occasion to rejoice over.  This auspicious start of the School in Johor Bahru will serve the needs of a large Buddhist community in this southern-most Malaysian city, and paving the way for teenagers aged 13 to 17 to learn the Buddha-Dhamma.

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5 March 2015

Lunar New Year Celebration at Nalanda

On Sunday 1 March, Nalandians and devotees gathered at Nalanda Centre to celebrate the festive season.  The celebration was held right after the meaningful “Tea Ceremony” by students showing respect and gratitude to their parents.

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13 February 2015

Speaking English with Confidence

On Saturday 7 February, we were pleased to invite Ms. Yogesvary Alahakone, a Senior Lecturer from a renowned university, to conduct a one-day English course for Nalanda officers and volunteers interested to improve their communication skills. Read more