Meditation programmes organised by Nalanda, or meditation-related topics.

Meditation

14 August 2017

Meditation retreat with Ven. Gavesi

From 25 to 29 June, 30 participants gathered at Nalanda Centre for a non-residential Meditation Retreat for beginner and intermediate meditators, guided by Venerable Gavesi.

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26 July 2017

Talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

On Wednesday 21 June, Nalanda Centre once again welcomed the return of Ven. Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera from Nepal, accompanied by Ven. Gavesi, Maechi Chini and Ven. Sayalay Vimalanani.  Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Sayadaw Nyanapurnik to give a Dhamma talk to the evening crowd.

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22 June 2017

Daily Dhamma talks by Ven. Gavesi

Nalanda Centre is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi for beginners and intermediate meditators from 25 to 29 June.  We look forward to welcoming all meditators who have registered for the retreat to Nalanda Centre on Sunday.

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19 June 2017

Dhamma talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

This Wednesday (21 June), Nalanda Centre is honoured to host the return of most Venerable Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera to deliver a Dhamma teaching at 8.00pm.  Sayadaw’s talk will be followed by our regular meditation session from 9.00pm to 10.00pm.

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27 May 2017

Nalanda’s Annual ‘Gimhāna’ Period

For seven weeks after the Buddha’s Enlightenment on Wesak full-moon in May, He contemplated on the Dhamma with His perfectly clear faculty of comprehension.  Then, He travelled for seven days from Bodhgaya to Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July.

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18 May 2017

One-day meditation retreat for youths

On 18 March, 160 youths participated joyfully in the Bhāvanā Day meditation retreat on loving-acceptance, conducted by Bro Tan.  In this third installment of one-day meditation retreats organised by Nalanda Youth Centre, participants learned how to better cope with the vicissitudes and vagaries of life with by accepting and enduring them.

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9 May 2017

Celebrating the eve of ‘Buddha Day’

Today is the eve of Wesak full-moon ‘Buddha Day’.  A very significant spiritual moment happened in the life of the Buddha this day before His Enlightenment.  He received food offering from Lady Sujata and with strength regained, He sat meditating under the pipal tree throughout the night, and achieved Awakening the next dawn!

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3 May 2017

Paying Homage to Buddha Relic

For the first time ever, the public will get the opportunity to worship the Buddha Relic (Şaŗira) at Nalanda Centre on Wesak Eve (from 7pm on Tuesday, 9 May) and Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ (until 7pm on Wednesday, 10 May).

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17 April 2017

Talk by Ajahn Buddharakkhita

On Wednesday 8 March, Nalanda Centre was honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Buddharakkhita from Ireland.  As the day also marked the third anniversary of MH370 incident, Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Ajahn for a Dhamma talk after the weekly meditation session.

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1 April 2017

Sharing on Buddha’s eminent disciples

On Wednesday 18 January, after the weekly group meditation, the Director of Pustaka Nalanda Bro. Ananda Fong was invited to give a Dhamma sharing on the Buddha’s eminent disciples.

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