5 April 2024

‘Happy Young Adults’ reflect on growth

In the past two weeks, participants of the ‘Happy Young Adults’ programme have been learning and reflecting on their journey at work and in life with Bro. Lee Kong Foo, a Nalanda leader and a senior manager in a multinational corporation.  Sharing his insights and personal experiences, the participants learned more about achieving success with purpose and satisfaction.

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13 December 2023

Uniting towards a Buddhist missionary at Members’ Convention

Just a few days ago from 9 to 11 December, over 90 Nalanda members from Serdang and all three branches gathered at Wisdom Park for the 9th Nalanda National Members’ Convention.  In these 3 days of learning and training, members better aligned to the Society’s direction of progressing towards a Buddhist missionary.

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2 December 2023

F.U.N. completes its run with blessings

The Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.) programme completed its 6-session run on Saturday 18 November.  This specially planned programme for university students enabled participants to explore the theme of ‘Leading with Purpose’ and to cultivate leadership qualities for personal and professional success.

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8 November 2023

Youths serve and learn at Wisdom Park

Last Saturday 4 November, participants of the Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.) combined their fourth learning session with performing service at Wisdom Park.  The university students worked together and supported each other in making quick work of turning around the facilities for the next two programmes at the educational campus.

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24 October 2023

Undergraduates learn about bonds of fellowship

The Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.) programme is at its halfway point with its participants gathering last Saturday 21 October for their third session.  The university students explored the Sangaha Sutta (Anguttara Nikaya 4.32) with Bro. Lim Ajit, to better understand the foundations of positive social and familial connections.

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19 October 2023

F.U.N. learnt effective communication

The Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N) is well underway as 20 undergraduates spent a wholesome afternoon last Saturday, 14 October, with kalyana mittas to discover more about effective communication.

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8 October 2023

‘Lawatan Sambil Belajar’ for JB Free School students

On Saturday 23 September, over 30 teachers, students and volunteers from Nalanda Johor Bahru Free School joined a field trip to enhance the students’ learning experience.  Guided by the adults, the trip improved the students’ awareness of conserving the environment and protecting wildlife whilst relating what they learned in the classroom with hands-on experience. 

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25 August 2023

Svagatam Programme inspires participants

The Svagatam Inspiring Programme (SIP) started its first of eight sessions on 16 July and is now mid-way into their sessions.  We share with you a testimony from a participant :

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21 June 2023

Learning verses of the ‘Yamaka Vagga’

On Saturday 10 June, Nalanda Institute hosted the second of three Dhammapada Study Series at Nalanda Centre.  Sis. Paruadi Ramasamy led participants in a reflection of 8 verses from the Yamaka Vagga (The Chapter of Twin Verses), in which each pair consist of verses which are similar in language but bear opposite meanings to provide contrast on the path to be taken and the path to be avoided.

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5 April 2023

Nalanda leaders set off on learning trip in Thailand

Today, Nalanda leaders comprising the Management and Education teams, have set off on a 4-day learning trip in Thailand led by President Sis. Buddhini Tan.  They have just departed KLIA and are heading to Bangkok where they will travel to several monasteries to visit and pay their respects to venerable monks.  We wish them safe travels and fruitful learning on this wholesome journey.

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