Learning

10 October 2018

‘World Mental Health Day’ 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) designates 10 October every year as “World Mental Health Day”.  It is a day dedicated to understanding the importance of mental well-being and on how to achieve it.

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22 February 2018

Intermediate-level Buddhist Course

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering an 8-session course – BPS 202 Intermediate Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – commencing on 10 March 2018 at NEO Centre Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur.  The course is suited for those who have attended Nalanda Institute’s Basic Buddhist Studies Course in Mandarin (BPS102 or BPS101) or equivalent.

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7 November 2017

Visit to Vihāra Buddha Gotama

On Friday 29 September, a group of 20 blessed Nalandians from Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch led by founder Bro. Tan visited Vihāra Buddha Gotama (VBG) in Temoh, Perak.  The group was warmly welcomed by abbot of VBG, Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera and other resident monks there.

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27 June 2017

Dhamma tour of Kelantan for teenagers

During the recent June holidays, 80 teenage Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru embarked on a journey of discovery to Kelantan – the most north-easterly state of Peninsular Malaysia – and an important centre of Buddhism centuries ago.

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20 May 2017

Holiday stay-in programme

From 19 to 22 March, 70 Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru Branches spent their school holidays meaningfully by participating in the Stay-in Programme.  The 4-day camp was aimed at fostering friendship among students, and to inculcate a sense of gratitude and appreciation.

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5 May 2017

Dhamma teachings this Wesak

This Wesak ‘Buddha Day’, we are going to celebrate the Buddha’s teachings with many educational programmes such as talks in English and Mandarin, a Buddhist forum, exhibition, and even a procession.  An unprecedented 9 speakers have been invited to share Dhamma insights at Nalanda Centre over the 4-day Wesak observance period starting this Sunday, 7 May.

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17 April 2017

‘Dhammayatra’ for youth leaders

For the first time ever, Nalanda Institute is organising a special ‘Dhammayatra’ for Buddhist youths this year!  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be leading the journey through India and Nepal from 20 November to 4 December 2017.

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22 September 2016

Meet-the-author session

Nalanda Free School volunteer teachers recently had a “meet-the-author” session with Sis. Ta Lin (韦静), to discuss her Chinese-language book ‘What my students taught me’ 《学生教会我的事》.   Ta Lin is a speaker on parenting issues and a columnist for local newspapers.

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27 August 2016

Commencement of Buddhist Course

Report by Chan Jia Xin.  Photographs by Chua Siaw Kim.

Nalanda Institute’s 4-month BPS 304 Certificate in Buddhist Studies course  commenced on Saturday, 6 August with the inaugural lecture on ‘Four Noble Truths’, delivered by Institute Director Achariya Tan Siang Chye.

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30 July 2016

Briefing session for BPS 304

BPS304 Certificate in Buddhist Studies

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