Learning

8 November 2015

Seminar on ‘Positive Parenting’

On Saturday 31 October, Nalanda Dhamma School held its first forum for parents at Nalanda Centre to address the challenges being faced by mums and dads today.  Guest speaker Bro. Aggaphala Yap talked about the importance of ‘Positive Parenting’ and how it could be practised.

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13 October 2015

‘Kusala Kamma’ and ‘Akusala Kamma’ reviewed

On Saturday 3 October, students of BPS 303 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies turned up for their second tutorial session with Bro. Ananda Fong.  The focus of the tutorial was to recapitulate on earlier lectures about the Ten Wholesome and Ten Unwholesome deeds.

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21 September 2015

Taking Refuge in the ‘Three Jewels’

On Sunday 13 September, Sis. Tan Yee Yong  conducted Lecture 2 of BPS 101 course – Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – which discussed reasons why human beings seek refuge in religion.  It could be due to fear, greed, ignorance or to overcome difficulties in facing challenges in life.  She further explained that by ‘taking refuge’ in the ‘Three Jewels’ – the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha – we are actually resolving to uphold the Buddha’s teaching as the guiding principle in our lives, and gradually work towards liberation from suffering.

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28 August 2015

Nalanda youths organised “D’ Challenge”

On Saturday 22 August, Nalanda Youth Centre hosted 20 youths for the “D’ Challenge” fun competition.  This programme was aimed at imparting essential values to youths who are facing many challenges today.  The programme began with Pūja (offerings to the ‘Three Jewels’) and welcoming speech by Nalanda Youth Leader, Bro. DiSheng.

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23 July 2015

Lesson on ‘Kamma’ and Rebirth

On Saturday 11 July, the second session of the BPS 303 Course – Certificate in Buddhist Studies offered by Nalanda Institute’s Department of Buddhist & Pāli Studies was conducted by Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama on the subject of ‘Kamma and Rebirth’.

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2 July 2015

Happy Outing to the National Zoo

On Friday 12 June, Nalanda Free School organized an outing for primary school students to Zoo Negara (National Zoo) in Kuala Lumpur.  31 students participated in this learning trip, accompanied by 5 teachers and facilitators.  This special outing was meant as a ‘reward’ for younger Free School students who had full-attendance since classes began in January.

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27 June 2015

Briefing Session for Certificate Course

Nalanda Institute’s Department of Buddhist & Pāli Studies is offering a 10-session course – BPS 303 Certificate in Buddhist Studies – commencing 4 July 2015. The course consists of four modules, which are (1) Basic Buddhist Doctrines; (2) Buddhist Devotional Practice; (3) Buddhist Text & Scriptures; and (4) Term Assignment & Evaluation.

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22 June 2015

Enrol now for Certificate in Buddhist Studies

Nalanda Institute’s Department of Buddhist & Pāli Studies is offering a 10-session course – BPS 303 Certificate in Buddhist Studies – commencing 4 July 2015. The course consists of four basic modules, which are:
1) Basic Buddhist Doctrines;
2) Buddhist Devotional Practice;
3) Buddhist Text & Scriptures; and
4) Term Assignment & Examination.

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6 May 2015

Course on the ‘True Significance of Wesak’

On 19 and 25 April, Nalanda Institute Malaysia conducted two short courses to explain the true significance of Wesak ‘Buddha Day’; the courses were held at NEO Centre Happy Garden and Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang respectively.

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6 April 2015

Informative ‘Open Day’ at Nalanda Centre

On Sunday 29 March, Nalanda held its first ‘Open Day’ to enable new visitors to be introduced and given an informative tour of Nalanda Centre.  As the Centre was expanded through the generosity of the public, we wish that the community would benefit from this initiative and enjoy a spiritually-charged visit.  The ‘Open Day’ was hosted by Bro. Charlie Teng and Sis. Buddhini Tan, EXCO Members of Nalanda Buddhist Society.

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