20 March 2021

Nalanda Sungai Petani holds 8th A.G.M.

On Saturday 13 March, Nalanda Sungai Petani (SP) Branch held their 8th Annual General Meeting at the NEO Centre in SP, with Branch Chairman Bro. Song Wai Leng presiding.  The meeting was well attended by Branch members who followed the Covid-19 SOPs strictly but gladly as they gathered on this important occasion.

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19 May 2020

Buddhist antiquity in Bujang Valley

After the British took over the administration of Kedah in 1911, colonial surveyors were surprised to discover many remains of stone and brick temple structures in the state which showed Indian influence, dating from as early as the 5th century CE.  These antiquities were scattered in an area extending from the southern foothills of Gunung Jerai (Kedah Peak) to Merbok River in Kuala Muda District.  This 225 km² expanse of land is known today as the Bujang Valley – and it is by far the richest archaeological site discovered in Malaysia.

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12 March 2020

7th A.G.M. of Nalanda SP Branch

On Saturday 7 March, members of Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch gathered for their 7th AGM.  The meeting at NEO Centre in SP was well attended by members, who discussed the Society’s development in 2019 and the plans for the coming year.  The meeting was joined by Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn Chow, and Honorary Secretary Sis. Santi Cheang.

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6 February 2019

Chinese New Year Open House and Dhamma Talk

Happy Chinese New Year!  We wish you and your loved ones a joyous and meaningful celebration during this festive season.  This Friday 8 February, we welcome you to join the Chinese New Year Open House at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Sungai Petani for a spirited reunion and celebration with good friends.  Nalanda Founder, Bro. Tan will be giving a Dhamma talk after the service.  All are welcome!

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13 January 2019

Branch officers meet in samaggi

On 22 December 2018, Nalanda officers from Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani Branches conducted a Branch meeting after participating in the Nalanda Education Workshop 4.0.  President of Nalanda Buddhist Society, Sis. Evelyn Chow, chaired the meeting to ensure alignment of the Branches’ efforts with Nalanda’s direction and to discuss the support required by each Branch for the smooth coordination of their respective educational programmes.

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29 December 2018

Joyful teenage Dhamma camp in Kedah

From 14 – 17 December, over 70 teenagers participated in a learning camp at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre in Sungai Petani, Kedah. Themed ‘Developing Respect’, the programme included various activities and learning sessions to understand the value and importance of respect.

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27 October 2018

Kedah Dhamma camp for teenagers

Respect is the core value that underlies our positive connections not only with family and friends, but with everyone we encounter in life.  Come and find out more about the cultivation of respect in a dynamic learning camp organised by Nalanda Dhamma School from 14 to 17 December 2018, in Sungai Petani.

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18 February 2018

Inaugural camp at NEO Centre S.P.

NEO Centre Sungai Petani recently hosted a fabulous camp for 33 teenagers aged 12 to 16 during the December school holidays.  The 4-day camp themed ‘Right Friendship’ saw the bloom of new and beautiful kinship among the young campers.

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13 February 2018

New Year “Open House” in Kedah

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch invites everyone to our “Open House” on Monday, 19 February – the 4th day of Chinese New Year – at NEO Centre in Bandar Mutiara. Join our programme from 9.30am to 12.30pm which includes New Year blessings, lunch for devotees, and most importantly, a special Dhamma talk by Nalanda founder Bro Tan.

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23 January 2018

Joyful return to Sri Serdang

A team of 8 Nalandians from Kedah travelled to Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang on 20 – 21 January to attend the 3rd annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.).  The one-day workshop provided much clarity on the philosophy and direction of Buddhist education, as well as strategies to promote ‘deep learning’.

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