Johor Bahru

19 December 2022

Meaningful trip for Dhamma School teenagers

On 2 to 4 December, Nalanda Dhamma School students and facilitators embarked on a study tour to Johor Bahru to strengthen their understanding of Buddhist practices, different  traditions and experience Dhamma living. Over just three days, they visited monasteries and museums in southern Malaysia and had the opportunity to cultivate dāna, sīla and bhavana.

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2 December 2022

Dhamma School sets off on study tour to JB

Teenagers of Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) have just set off towards the south for their study tour in Johor Bahru. Guided by NDS facilitators, the students will pay respects at some local monasteries and explore sites of interest there to expand their Dhamma learning. We wish our facilitators and students safe travels and an enriching journey with the support of kalyana mittas.

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12 October 2022

‘Happy Young Adults’ programme in Johor Bahru

Many young adults face difficulties in achieving career success while maintaining a joyful and peaceful state of mind.  This is particularly important as we strive to balance work and other aspects of our lives.  To help young adults cope with stress in life and enhance their well-being, Nalanda Johor Bahru (JB) Branch is organising a special programme – ‘Happy Young Adults’.  This peer-support platform enables young adults to share common challenges at work and equip themselves with right understanding and Buddhist principles to overcome difficulties. 

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15 March 2022

Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch’s 9th AGM

Members of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch gathered in good spirits for their 9th Annual General Meeting on Sunday, 6 March. After members received updates on the activities in 2021, they proceeded to elect the Branch Management Committee for 2022 – 2024.

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19 February 2022

Nalanda JB Branch Annual General Meeting

The 9th Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch will be held on Sunday, 6 March 2022 from 2pm at Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre, JB. All registered members of the Branch are requested to attend this important meeting for updates on the Branch progress, to chart the way forward, and to elect the Branch Management Committee for 2022 – 2024.

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8 February 2022

2022 Free School classes open for registration

Nalanda Free School was established in June 2010 to provide free tuition, quality teaching, personal attention, and other educational support to academically-weak and needy students.  Registration for 2022 classes is now open and will commence end March.

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9 December 2019

Teenagers’ Learning Camp in Johor

From 28 November to 1 December, 80 campers gathered at Pure Karma Buddhist Centre in Ulu Tiram, Johor for Nalanda Teenagers’ Learning Camp themed ‘Step Up’.  During the camp, participants learned about the meaning of taking refuge in the Three Jewels, and also about the Buddha’s inspiring life.

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20 November 2019

Teenagers’ Learning Camp in J.B. – ‘Step Up!’

Nalanda Dhamma School Johor Bahru is organising a 4-day Teenagers’ Dhamma Camp themed ‘Step up!’ at Pure Karma Buddhist Centre, Ulu Tiram from 28 November to 1 December.  Encourage your teenager age 12 – 16 years old to come and learn Buddhist values while making new friends.

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21 September 2019

Thank you for ‘Family Fun Fair’ in J.B.

On Sunday 15 September, NEO Centre Johor Bahru welcomed good friends and family to the popular Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ at Taman Johor Jaya.  This year’s fair was the largest one ever held by the J.B. Branch, with 85 stalls offering a range of food, household items and games.  Fair-goers were treated to performances by Dhamma School students and talented devotees, and visited exhibitions on the educational and community programmes.

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15 September 2019

Come and join ‘Family Fun Fair’ in J.B. today

The ‘Family Fun Fair’ 2019 has just started at NEO Centre Johor Bahru at 8.00AM today!  Many supporters and volunteers arrived early this morning to prepare their wares, and welcome family and friends for a joyful day out.

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