Pertaining to Nalandians’ team effort and representation to events, programmes, etc.

27 October 2014

Thank you for the Wonderful Support!

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch Management Committee would like to thank all organisers, sponsors, donors, and volunteers for our recent fund-raising concert – “Melodies for the Heart” – held in Sungai Petani on 18 October.  The concert was an unequivocal success due to all your kind and generous support!

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10 October 2014

Road Show and Community Outreach

On Sunday 5 October, Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch members organised a successful community outreach activity at the EUPE Food-court in Taman Ria Jaya, Sungai Petani.  The purpose of the road show was to promote the upcoming “Melodies for the Heart” fund-raising concert to be held there on 18 October.  The concert aims to raise funds to build the proposed Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Bandar Mutiara, Sungai Petani, to serve the Buddhist community in the Northern Region. Read more
29 August 2014

Vote for a Better Community!

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27 August 2014

KL Team contributes to ‘Family Fun Fair’

This year’s Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ held over 23-24 August was a whole new level of experience for members of Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch.  Since the planning stage of this event, our KL Team members had been fully integrated into the Organising Committee, working alongside and receiving valuable guidance from our experienced colleagues from Sri Serdang headquarters.

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26 August 2014

Nalanda JB Team at ‘Family Fun Fair’

Over the weekend on 23-24 August, 25 volunteers from Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch went to Sri Serdang to support the Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ – the Society’s largest annual fund-raising event.  Funds raised at the Fair go towards the on-going Nalanda Centre Building Expansion Project and to support educational programmes of Nalanda Institute, Dharma School, and Free School.

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6 July 2014

Fruitful people engagement in Sri Petaling

Report & Photographs by J. J. Tan

On Tuesday 1 July, Nalandians from Sri Serdang and NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur gathered at the Sri Petaling night market to engage the public on Nalanda’s upcoming ‘Pindacāra’ (monks on alms-round) and ‘Family Fun Fair’ events.

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24 June 2014

BCA Workshop on Effective People Engagement

On Saturday 21 June, the Buddhist Community Alliance* (BCA) organized a “People Engagement Workshop” – the third in a series of such workshops for Buddhist community leaders.  The workshop was held at Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society (KMBS) in Bandar Kinrara, Puchong.  Its objective was to establish a protocol and system of “People Engagement” for gradual adoption.  A handbook on “People Engagement” will be published as a guide for implementing it in the respective participating organisations.

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30 May 2014

‘BFI House’ officially launched

On Sunday 4 May, Buddhist Fellowship Indonesia (BFI) officially launched its new centre – the “BFI House” – in a delightful ceremony. Located in the North Jakarta District of Kelapa Gading, the 4-storey centre houses an elegant shrine hall, a multi-purpose room, and ample space for future office and library.

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23 May 2014

Dialogue with PATRIA in Jakarta

As part of the programme for their official visit to Jakarta, Nalanda officers met up with the Executive Committee of PATRIA (“Pemuda Theravada Indonesia”) for an interactive dialogue session on Saturday, 3 May.  PATRIA is a national body representing Indonesian Theravada youths; it has branches and activity centres in many provinces throughout the country.

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23 May 2014

Joyful realization of BFI House, Jakarta

This Wesak month must be a very significant one for members of Buddhist Fellowship Indonesia (BFI) as they celebrate Buddha Day (or ‘Hari Waisak’ in Indonesia) at their marvelous new ‘home’ – the BFI House.  After 8 years of operating from rented premises, BFI has moved into their delightful and welcoming new centre located in Kelapa Gading District, North Jakarta.

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