Family

16 June 2018

Happy Father’s Day

Fathers are often the unsung heroes of our lives.  They work hard to provide for the family and to protect us from harm.  If we are able to achieve much in life, it is undoubtedly their contribution that has enabled us to do so.  On this special weekend, we wish them “Happy Father’s Day”!  May they live long healthily and happily.

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7 March 2018

Celebrating Women’s Day

In 1975, the United Nations adopted 8 March annually as the day to highlight the plight of women worldwide.  In many countries and cultures, women had been discriminated against in employment, social benefits, political processes, and even in religion.  The situation gradually improved with awareness coupled with changing attitudes, and by providing equal opportunities in education for women.

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23 October 2017

Mid-Autumn gatherings at café

The Mid-Autumn Festival was celebrated on 4 October this year.  At Nalanda Book Café, many families held reunion dinners, enjoying healthy vegetarian meals in a peaceful environment.  The café’s seasonal decoration with Chinese lanterns created a homely touch to their heart-warming gatherings.

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4 October 2017

Nalanda Mid-Autumn greetings

Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia and throughout the world celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) on the full-moon day of the eighth lunar month, which falls on 4 October this year.  We wish everyone who celebrates this traditional festival much happiness and merriment while having meaningful reunions with family members and gatherings with friends.

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15 July 2017

Celebrating Mother’s & Teacher’s Day

On 14 May, Nalandians celebrated Mother’s and Teacher’s Day in a most meaningful way – by learning the Dhamma on the importance of spiritual practice and the development of gratitude.  In his talk, Bro. Tan urged parents to lead their children to reduce sensual desires, and to guide them to develop inner strength to face worldly conditions.

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22 May 2017

Remembering and honouring our roots

Report by Megan.

On Sunday 26 March, the Director of Pustaka Nalanda Bro. Ananda Fong was invited to present a talk titled ‘Remembering Our Roots’ in conjunction with the traditional Chinese Qing Ming observance.  In Buddhist scriptures, father and mother are often described as ‘Brahma’, comparable to divine heavenly beings who are worthy of reverence.

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14 May 2017

Happy Mother’s Day

Today, as we celebrate Mother’s Day in Malaysia (and in many other countries around the world), it is timely to recollect with gratitude our mothers’ compassion, kindness, and sacrifices over the years, borne out of unconditional love for us.

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15 April 2017

e-Run 2017 flags off tomorrow

Tomorrow is the day!  Close to 2,000 people will gather for Nalanda e-Run 2017 in Taman Sri Serdang on Sunday, 16 April to help raise funds for community education.  We are happy and grateful to receive participants from all over Malaysia – from as far as Kedah, Penang, Johor, Kelantan, and Terengganu.  There will also be a strong presence of our Singaporean friends.  Welcome all, ‘Svagatam’!

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12 April 2017

Just 4 more days to e-Run 2017

If you have not registered for e-Run 2017, this is your last chance to sign up!  Enrol simply and easily by clicking REGISTER NOW. This charity run aims at raising funds for holistic education that benefits the entire Malaysian community.  e-Run 2017 also aims to promote family well-being and social harmony within the community, and thus we strongly encourage family and team participation in this fun-filled activity.

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24 March 2017

A day of deep gratitude

On Sunday 12 February, parents and children gathered for a heart-warming, tea-offering ceremony at NEO Centre, Happy Garden.  The programme was organised by Nalanda Dhamma School in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, to provide an opportunity for Dhamma School students to express gratitude and appreciation to their parents.

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