Pertaining to Nalandian youths and Nalanda Youth Centre – its activities, events, camps, campaigns, etc.

Nalanda Youth Centre

20 February 2020

First Youth Members’ Day of 2020

On Sunday 16 February, Nalanda Youth Centre hosted its first Members’ Day of the year after the weekly Youth Sunday Service.  Members gathered to discuss how they can deliver this year’s planned programmes in a relevant and interesting way for their peers.

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2 January 2020

Nalanda youths host exchange group from Estonia

From 28 to 30 December 2019, Nalandians were very happy to host Venerable Thitañana, founder of the Estonian Therāvadā Sangha, the Venerable Thitamedha, and nine youths from the Baltic country at Nalanda Centre for an exchange programme.  The group had also visited other Southeast Asian countries including Thailand, Cambodia, and Singapore to learn about Asian culture and the Buddhist way of life.

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30 October 2019

Silver Lining Day with Mon children

On Sunday 27 October, Nalanda Youth Centre volunteers visited the Mon Refugee Children Learning Centre at Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.  The annual Silver Lining Day programme is an avenue for youths to offer their service for the community and strengthen fellowship amongst these young volunteers.

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22 October 2019

Silver Lining Day is back!

This Sunday 27 October, Nalanda Youth Centre will be hosting ‘Silver Lining Day’, a day dedicated to creating a caring community through acts of compassion and selflessness.  On this occasion, the youths will be extending care and attention to the children at the Mon Refugee Children Learning Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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3 October 2019

A night of togetherness

On Saturday 21 September, Nalandian youths celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival at K. Sri Dhammananda Centre with good friends.  The evening started with a workshop conducted by Sis. Sunanda on ‘Meaningful Friendship’.  Through experiential activities, participants learned about the qualities of a true friend, as preached by the Buddha in the Mitta Sutta (AN7.35).

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1 October 2019

Youthful & joyful service at Wisdom Park

In September 2019, more than 130 youths took part in a day of joyful voluntary service in Wisdom Park.  They were participants of the recent ‘Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults’, an annual gathering of young Buddhists that truly inspires and energises many to practise Dhamma whole-heartedly.

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12 September 2019

Thank you for a marvellous camp

Last weekend, over 130 young adults spent 4 days emerging themselves in Dhamma-living and discovering true blessings in life. Our utmost gratitude to Bro. Tan for his compassion in teaching and inspiring us, as well as skilfully providing real-life perspectives relevant to facing our problems today.

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7 September 2019

Discovering Blessings at Dhamma-living Camp

For the past two days, participants of the on-going Dhamma Living Camp for Young Adults have been immersed in Dhamma living to discover the blessings in life.  After arriving yesterday morning, campers have been making new acquaintances and rekindling old friendships.  For deeper discussions and reflection, they gathered in their assigned ‘Dhamma families’ for the duration of the camp.

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10 August 2019

Registration for youth camp closed

Registration for the Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults 2019 witnessed an enthusiastic response with many applications received within 3 weeks.  As such, registration is now closed as the camp is over-subscribed; and although we wish to accept more participants, the limitation of accommodation does not permit us to do that.

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2 August 2019

Well done to youths at Family Fun Fair

Since 2015, Nalanda Youth Centre has been bringing together young Buddhists across Klang Valley under the ‘Youth Canopy’ at the annual Nalanda Family Fun Fair.  Over 100 youths joyfully participated at the Fun Fair on Sunday 28 July, including members from Buddhist Societies of International Medical University (IMU), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Sungai Long, University of Nottingham Malaysia, and Sunway University.

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