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

Meditation

26 June 2018

Mettā Bhāvanā Reunion Day

On 19 May, Nalanda Youth Centre organised a one-day ‘Mettā Bhāvanā’ programme for young adults.  We would like to invite all participants for a special ‘Reunion Day’ this Saturday, 30 June, where we recollect what we learned about the helpful practice of ‘Mettā’.  Activities on that day include teachings by Bro.Tan, meditation sessions, and Dhamma discussion, followed by fellowship dinner.

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25 June 2018

Meditation session with Dhamma talk

Join us this Wednesday for an evening of peaceful group meditation, followed by a Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr. S. Pemaratana.  He is the Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre.  He offers public workshops on meditation and provides spiritual counselling to help people deal with challenges in life.

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10 June 2018

Annual Gimhāna Retreat begins

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 Uruvela to Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July.

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20 May 2018

6 weeks of Mettā meditation

Nalanda Youth Centre is grateful to Bro.Tan for guiding us in the “Meditation Day” programme on 19 May, where 183 youths aged 16 to 29 spent a wholesome day learning about Mettā (Loving-kindness) and practising it together.

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11 May 2018

Meditate for mental well-being

Are you feeling stressed? Worried?  Disappointed?  If you are concerned about your mental well-being, come join our one-day meditation retreat on Mettā to learn ways to free yourself from negative mental states.

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8 May 2018

Dhamma teaching in Sungai Petani

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be heading north to Kedah for Dhamma talks this weekend.  His two scheduled public teaching sessions will be held at NEO Centre Bandar Mutiara in Sungai Petani.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to meet with Bro.Tan and discuss the Dhamma with a knowledgeable and inspiring teacher!  All are welcome.

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4 May 2018

‘Meditation Day’ for youths

Looking for a way out of mental clutter and achieve clarity of mind?  Take note of your mind and learn how to attain inner peace at the special ‘Meditation Day’ for young adults.  This free, beginner-friendly meditation retreat is open to youths from ages 16 to 29, and will be led by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

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7 April 2018

Tour of Johor and Singapore

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be visiting NEO Centre Johor Bahru to conduct meditation and give teachings on Wednesday 11 April, from 7.40pm to 9.40pm.   We invite devotees not to miss the opportunity to meet with him and to listen to the Dhamma talk.

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29 December 2017

New Year’s Eve blessing ceremony

As the year comes to a close, let us take the opportunity to reflect, express gratitude, and radiate loving-kindness to the whole world.  We invite you to come with your family and friends to ‘calm down’ to the New Year at Nalanda Centre on Sunday, 31 December.  We shall be having the traditional meditation, chanting and blessings from 11pm to 12am on New Year’s Eve to usher in 2018.  All are welcome.

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20 November 2017

Daily mindfulness is essential practice

Report by Megan & Swee Har.

On Sunday 9 September, Sis. Santī Cheang gave a Dhamma sharing on mindfulness in daily activities.  All of us are composed of body and mind; but many people only focus on physical needs and nourishment, but not the cultivation of mind.

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