Learning

19 January 2019

Nalanda Free School 2019 classes started

Nalanda Free School (NFS) warmly welcome its teachers and students as classes commenced for the academic year of 2019 at Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru centres.  NFS has been operating for over 8 years now since its establishment by a group of dedicated volunteers to provide free tuition and other educational support to academically-weak and needy students.

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9 January 2019

Nalanda Johor Bahru leaders’ retreat

On 15 – 17 December 2018, the Management Team and officers of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch conducted their management retreat at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. In the 3-day gathering, the team discussed and reflected on progress made in the past years as well as planned for the upcoming years’ educational and devotional programmes.

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5 January 2019

Nalanda Free School students visit UPM on ‘World Soil Day’

In conjunction with ‘World Soil Day’ on 5 December 2018, Nalanda Free School (NFS) organised a visit to the Department of Land Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).  Students, teachers and parents alike gained a better understanding and appreciation for this natural resource.

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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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