Meditation

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

11 March 2024

Cultivating insights with Ven Gavesi

Just yesterday, over 35 yogis and volunteers completed the Meditation Retreat led by Ven. Gavesi held from 1 to 10 March at Wisdom Park.  Yogis were guided by venerable sir in 10 days of intensive practice, starting with clear instructions, daily Dhamma talks and personal interviews.

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16 January 2024

Cultivating mindfulness with Luang Por Kalyano

Last weekend, from 12 to 14 January 2024, over 95 participants and volunteers gathered to learn and cultivate mindfulness in a meditation retreat led by Luang Por Kalyano, Abbot of Buddha Bodhivana Monastery, Australia.  Luang Por advised us that with the start of the new year, we can begin it well through cultivating good habits and generating good kamma.  A most fruitful way to do so, is to live in the present moment, as taught by the Buddha.

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8 January 2024

Reminder for Meditation Retreat led by Ven. Ajahn Kalyano

The Meditation Retreat led by Ven. Ajahn Kalyano commences this Friday 12 January at Wisdom Park.  For registered participants, kindly refer and read with care the guidance communicated via WhatsApp.  Participants are also reminded to plan your journey to Kuala Kubu Bahru, in order to arrive safely and prepare for the start of the retreat.  Registration starts from 8am. 

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29 December 2023

New Year Eve Service & Chanting

As this year ends and the new year dawns, let us take some time to reflect, express gratitude, and radiate loving-kindness to the whole world.  Join us at Nalanda Centre to ‘calm-down’ to the new year with good spiritual friends this Sunday 31 December, at the New Year Eve Service.  The programme starts at 11pm and includes chanting, meditation and sharing of merits. 

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27 December 2023

Meditation retreat led by Luang Por Viradhammo

Over the last holiday weekend, from 22 to 26 December, over 80 participants and volunteers gathered at Wisdom Park for the Meditation Retreat led by Luang Por Viradhammo, jointly organised with Dhamma Connect.  With Luang Por’s close guidance and advice, yogis better understood how to develop moment to moment awareness and put it into practice in the meditation sessions throughout the five days.

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12 December 2023

Meditation retreat with Ven. Ajahn Kalyano

Nalanda welcomes you to register for a three-day meditation retreat conducted by Venerable Ajahn Kalyano, Abbot of Buddha Bodhivana Monastery in Melbourne, Australia. 

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22 November 2023

Y.E.P. guided in meditation by Ven. Mettananda

On Friday 17 November, Nalanda members and devotees joined the participants of the Jambudvipa-Suvarnabhumi Buddhist Youth Exchange Programme (YEP), for Meditation Night led by Ven. Mettananda.  Sharing the importance and benefit of meditation, Ven. Mettananda started by asking how accurate we think our perception of reality is and pointed out that historically, widely believed ‘realities’ have been overturned such as the perception that the world is flat.

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19 November 2023

Blessed completion of Meditation Retreat with Ven. Sujiva

Today, Sunday 19 November, 35 yogis and volunteers have just completed a 7-day Meditation Retreat with Ven. Sujiva at Wisdom Park.  In this past week, yogis have been ardent in their efforts by observing noble silence and adhering to the hourly sitting and walking from the early hours in the morning until the late evening, to hone their mindfulness and see things as they really are.

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13 November 2023

Meditation Night with Ven. Mettananda

We invite you to join us on Friday 17 November, for an evening of mental cultivation towards concentration, clarity and peace.  Suitable for both beginners and regular meditators, the Meditation Night guided by Ven. Mettananda will start at 8pm with evening chanting.  Ven. Mettananda, an Italian, ordained as a monk in 2011 in Myanmar under Chanmyay Sayadaw by Sayadaw U Indaka (Chanmyay Myaing Sayadaw).

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13 November 2023

Meditation Night with Ven. Mettananda

We invite you to join us this Friday 17 November, for an evening of mental cultivation towards concentration, clarity and peace.  Suitable for both beginners and regular meditators, the Meditation Night guided by Ven. Mettananda will start at 8pm with evening chanting.  Ven. Mettananda, an Italian, ordained as a monk in 2011 in Myanmar under Chanmyay Sayadaw by Sayadaw U Indaka (Chanmyay Myaing Sayadaw). 

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