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

Nalanda Youth Centre

10 October 2018

‘World Mental Health Day’ 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) designates 10 October every year as “World Mental Health Day”.  It is a day dedicated to understanding the importance of mental well-being and on how to achieve it.

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19 September 2018

Rejoicing with remarkable youths

Nalanda Youth Centre held another successful and impactful Dhamma Living Camp for Young Adults from 8 to 11 September.  The camp was instrumental in laying the foundation and strengthening the resolve for 130 youths to walk the Noble Path of Dhamma.

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13 September 2018

Wholesome, joyous learning at DLCY

Over 130 youths had a wholesome and joyous 4 days at the 3rd Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults, held at Nalanda Centre from 8th to 11th September.  Bro. Tan skilfully taught the enthusiastic participants to better understand mental suffering, in order to overcome it.  The experience of ‘Dukkha’ is inevitable in mundane life; but there is a way to the cessation of ‘Dukkha’, and that is by following the Noble Path of Dhamma.

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18 July 2018

Dhamma-Living Camp for Youths

Today’s fast-paced urban lifestyles with their myriad distractions lead people to mental suffering, most commonly stress and dissatisfaction.  Many risk having debilitating mental illness without early, positive intervention.  The causes of mental suffering however, can actually be eradicated when we understand them better.

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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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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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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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23 April 2018

Spirited meeting of Nalandian youths

On Sunday 10 March, young Nalandians came together for an upbeat first Members’ Day of the year at Nalanda Youth Centre in Sri Serdang.  Members’ Day is held periodically to update youth members about the latest developments at Nalanda, and to share inspiring lessons and success stories with each other.

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19 April 2018

‘Silver Lining Day’ for youths

Nalanda Youth Centre initiated the quarterly ‘Silver Lining Day’ in 2016 to encourage and involve young adults to perform social services to underprivileged communities.  By participating actively in these programmes, youths will also acquire a broader perspective of society, and mature in terms of thoughts, emotions, and social responsibility.

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