19 October 2022

“Lawatan sambil belajar” di Taman Botani Putrajaya

On Sunday 9 October, participants of the Horticulture & Landscaping Course (HCL 001) completed their course with a study trip to the Botanical Garden at Putrajaya.  The educational tour was led by Dr. Chen, lead of the Landscaping Team at Wisdom Park and focused mainly on the trees in the Park’s botanical theme sector of ‘Forest Fringe’.

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11 October 2022

A new experience for new Buddhists

On 1 to 2 October, 60 participants and volunteers of the recently completed courses – BPS 104 Buddhist Studies in Mandarin and Svagatam Inspiring Programme joined a two-day retreat at Wisdom Park to deepen their Dhamma learning and experience aspects of the Buddhist way of life. We rejoice in the spirit of learning and service of everyone.

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6 October 2022

The ‘F.U.N.’ begins

Last Saturday 1 October, Nalanda Youth Centre was abuzz with activity as university students from around the Klang Valley gathered for their first session of Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N). The youths got to know each other a little better and also reflected on the value of teamwork in fun and experiential activities.  They also discussed how we can break out of our own comfort zone in order to develop more skills and hone our purpose in life.

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12 September 2022

Start of Dhamma learning journey

Since 7 August, 35 new Buddhists and parents of new Dhamma School students have been learning fundamental Buddhist teachings, aspects of Buddhist culture and etiquette to start their Dhamma learning journey in ‘Svagatam Inspiring Programme'.

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22 August 2022

Volunteers skill-up at Horticulture Course

In the past weeks since 16 July, participants of the first Horticulture and Landscape course (HCL 001) have joyfully gathered every Saturday at Wisdom Park to learn basic horticulture skills.  The classes are conducted by Dr. Chen Xing Wei Ph.D. (Horticulture), lead of the Landscaping Team at Wisdom Park.

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4 July 2022

Experiential learning for BPS 306 participants

On 18 & 19 June, 50 participants and volunteers of BPS 306 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies joined a two-day retreat at Wisdom Park hosted by Nalanda Institute. Having completed the series of lectures, assignments, reflections and evaluation, participants had the opportunity to experience for themselves aspects of the Buddhist way of life, and also deepen their Dhamma learning.

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15 November 2021

Nalanda Dhamma School registration now open

Learning Dhamma is essential for the wholesome development of mind and character to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. Nalanda Dhamma School has thus been serving this purpose; to provide holistic Buddhist education to the younger generations by imparting them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and most importantly, religious and moral values. Ultimately, students are independently equipped for worldly responsibilities and are set to eventually experience spiritual awakening in their lives

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17 May 2020

Annual Gimhāna Retreat B.E.2564

After the Buddha’s Enlightenment on the full-moon day of Vesakhā month (in May), He contemplated on the Dhamma for forty-nine days in the vicinity of the Bodhi Tree.  He then walked for another seven days from Uruvela to the deer park near Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July, to His first five disciples.

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25 April 2020

Thank you for the loving-kindness

Dear friends, all of us at Nalanda Buddhist Society would like to thank Bro.Tan for his excellent, insightful, and clear explanation of the Karanīya Mettā Sutta over the past 5 nights on “Facebook Live”.  We have the great pleasure of listening to this uplifting discourse of the Buddha presented in such simple and direct manner that every word speaks deeply to us!  Thank you Bro.Tan, for your kindness in sharing it with us.

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20 April 2020

Mettā Sutta course begins today

This evening, we will begin the on-line learning of the Karanīya Mettā Sutta, one of the most popular discourses in the Pāli Canon.  Join us in studying the sutta in 5 lessons from 20th to 24th April, where we get to learn how to read the original Pāli-language verses, and what every word in the sutta means.

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