10 May 2015

“Passage through India” Exhibition Launched

On Friday 1 May, the much-anticipated “Passage through India” special photography exhibition was launched in a joyful atmosphere at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  The launching was jointly performed by the Producer of ‘Dhammayatra’ Project Datin Seri Kee-Mah Ming Yuet, and Mdm. Serena Yong representing Hewlett-Packard (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the generous sponsor of the photograph printing.

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6 May 2015

Extended run for Photography Exhibition

We are pleased to announce that the “Passage through India” special exhibition at Nalanda Centre will be extended to 17th May due to good response from the public.  During its originally scheduled 3-day run from 1st to 3rd May, more than 1,000 visitors have viewed the wonderful photographs of temples, people and scenery.  The exhibition will be opened to public for the next two weekends – i.e. the 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th May – from 10.00am to 6.00pm.  Admission is free, and all are welcome!

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4 May 2015

Dedicating Merits to Nepal Earthquake Victims

During the Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ observance period, Nalanda devotees performed numerous meritorious deeds such as giving alms, listening to and discussing the Dhamma, meditating, and serving others selflessly.  In a pūja last night (Sunday, 3 May), Nalandians dedicated merits to the victims of the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal.  With compassionate hearts, we wish that all beings be free from harm and danger.  May all beings be free from suffering!

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30 April 2015

Dedicate merits to Nepal this Wesak

On Sunday 26 April, Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan led Nalandians in dedicating merits to the victims of the massive earthquake that struck Nepal last Saturday.  The tragedy has brought immense losses and suffering to more than a million people.  To date, more than 5,500 victims were confirmed dead, with the toll expected to rise further.

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30 April 2015

“Passage through India” Photography Exhibition

The ‘Sri Mahabodhi’ (Great Bodhi Tree) at Bodhgaya, under which the Lord sat on the dawn of His Enlightenment, looks glorious and resplendent in the glow of a full-moon night.  Malaysian photographer Jon Teo captured this magical scenery among many others during his month-long sojourn in India with Bro.Tan earlier this year.

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27 April 2015

Dhamma is Stable, yet Dynamic

The world is in a state of constant flux; yet the Buddha-Dhamma has stood the test of time and remained unchanged.  It is described as ‘Akaliko’ (Timeless) and ‘Sanantano’ (Eternal) – it has remained unmoved in a universe of incessant fluctuations.  Some enduring facets of this unchanging Dhamma are captured in amazing photographs which will be displayed at the upcoming “Passage through India” Special Exhibition at Nalanda Centre, scheduled from 1 to 3 May, in conjunction with Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations.

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26 April 2015

Heroic Ordinary folks in Earthquake Aftermath

The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck central Nepal between the two major cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara yesterday morning caused untold damages to the infrastructure of Nepal.  Thousands of homes, offices, and public buildings collapsed in the tremor, crushing and trapping people inside them.  So far, the death toll has surpassed 2,300 people, including dozens who died in neighbouring India and Tibet.

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26 April 2015

Please Pray for Nepal

We invite everyone to pray and radiate thoughts of ‘mettā-karunā’ to the victims of the massive earthquake that overwhelmed Kathmandu and Central Nepal yesterday.  The earthquake and its aftershocks caused very extensive damage and a great loss of lives.  The death-toll has surpassed 2,000 and is still climbing as news streams in from the interiors.

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22 April 2015

Life Stories told through the Lens

The “Passage through India” Special Exhibition at Nalanda Centre features some insightful photographs into the lives of ordinary folks engaged in their livelihood and daily struggles.  The exhibition is scheduled from 1 to 3 May, in conjunction with Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations.  Admission is free, and all are welcome!

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20 April 2015

A Meditator Quietly Sits

A selection of wonderful photographs will be displayed at a special exhibition themed “Passage through India”, at Nalanda Centre in conjunction with Wesak Observance from 1 to 3 May.  These pictures of Buddhist heritage and culture were taken by a group of photographers who spent one month journeying there on pilgrimage.  The exhibition is free and open to the public.  All are welcome!

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