Pertaining to the Nalanda Youth Centre’s F.U.N. programme.

24 November 2022

Undergraduate Network learn and practise together

On Sunday 13 November, our youthful participants of the Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N) joined over 250 devotees to honour and support the Mahā Sangha. We rejoice in the university students’ efforts to come together and personally undertake the opportunity to make offerings to the monastic order of the Buddha. May your good intentions and good deeds support you in your wholesome endeavours.

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5 November 2022

F.U.N. debates and learns

Last Saturday 29 October, 29 participants of the Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.) gathered at Nalanda Youth Centre for stirring rounds of debate.  The university students discussed and deliberated the arguments for and against the topics "With material gain comes happiness" and "The purpose of our lives is to indulge and enjoy".

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6 October 2022

The ‘F.U.N.’ begins

Last Saturday 1 October, Nalanda Youth Centre was abuzz with activity as university students from around the Klang Valley gathered for their first session of Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N). The youths got to know each other a little better and also reflected on the value of teamwork in fun and experiential activities.  They also discussed how we can break out of our own comfort zone in order to develop more skills and hone our purpose in life.

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1 September 2022

Join the ‘F.U.N.’ today!

During the pandemic, many events were held online, isolating university students and causing many to develop unhealthy habits. To break through this isolation, students need to step out of their comfort zones, understand themselves and develop wholesome friendship.

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27 December 2016

Visit by Universiti Malaya student leaders

On Sunday 27 November, 12 committee members of Persatuan Buddhis Universiti Malaysia (PBUM) paid a visit to Nalanda Centre.  It was the first visit for the new management committee, who came to explore and learn more about the work done at Nalanda.

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21 December 2016

Dhamma talk at Nottingham University Buddhist Society

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

On Wednesday 2 November, Bro. Tan was invited to the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus in Semenyih, Selangor, to give a Dhamma talk.  More than 50 students turned up for his talk on what constitutes ‘true friendship’.

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19 February 2016

Nalanda youths host IPG trainees

On Friday 15 January, seven teacher trainees from the Institut Pendidikan Guru (IPG) Kampus Ilmu Khas Buddhist Society visited Nalanda Centre on a familiarisation tour.  The trainees were accompanied by IPG Buddhist Society’s teacher-adviser Bro. Johnny Tan, and lecturer Bro. K. J. Teo.  They were hosted by Nalanda youths who received their guests warmly and made them feel most welcome.

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14 February 2016

Youths visit teachers training institute

On Saturday 9 January, the Institut Pendidikan Guru (IPG) Kampus Ilmu Khas Buddhist Society invited representatives from Nalanda Youth Centre (NYC) to visit them.  Nalanda youths were warmly welcomed by the teacher-adviser of IPG Buddhist Society, Bro. Johnny, and several teacher trainees.  The purpose of their visit was to foster spiritual friendship and to forge closer ties between NYC and IPG Buddhist Society.

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29 November 2015

F.U.N. session on effective leadership

On Saturday 21 November, youths from various higher educational institutions came for a talk on Buddhist leadership as part of a “Fellowship Undergraduate Network” (F.U.N.) session organised by Nalanda Youth Centre. In his talk, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan explained the aspects of wisdom, integrity and compassion in effective leadership.

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24 September 2015

Lead and Make a Change!

The Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.) organised by Nalanda Youth Centre will be back this October!  F.U.N. is meant for Buddhist undergraduates and youths to learn leadership skills and at the same time, to interact with other young Buddhists from various universities and colleges.  Through this programme, participants are given the training to be an effective leader through courses and activities.  It is a lively session that encourages positive interaction, learning and laughter!

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