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

Nalanda Youth Centre

30 March 2014

New Youth Library ready for use

For the past few weeks, Pustaka Nalanda librarians have been busy cataloging and arranging books at the new Youth Library located at Level 3 of Nalanda Youth Centre**.  Before this, the Youth Library temporarily occupied ‘Sucinta Room’, which will now house the Chinese Books Section instead.

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19 March 2014

Sowing Dhamma seeds in National Service trainees

A warm send-off on 9 March marked the end of a 3-month-long Training Programme at Nalanda Centre for 56 National Service trainees from Semenyih Camp.  In the eight sessions spent learning and growing together, the National Service trainees were exposed to basic understanding on Buddhism.  The Nalanda programme also enabled trainees to learn important skills, values and culture that would support and serve them well throughout their lives.

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13 March 2014

Youth Centre ready for use

After 3 months of renovation, the Nalanda Youth Centre was finally opened for use on Saturday, 1 March.  The Youth Section and Dharma School teenagers have started using the facility since then.  Nalanda Free School classes will also be shifting there in stages beginning April.

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7 March 2014

Another “F.U.N.” session for youths

Article by Celestine Chan

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28 February 2014

Another Fruitful Session with Uncle Vijaya

Article by Yap Yi An

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23 February 2014

Great fun learning Dhamma for NS Trainees

It was another fruitful outing for 54 National Service (NS) trainees who attended Service Sunday at Nalanda Centre on 16 February.  Their arrival was warmly greeted by Nalanda youths, who have for the past two months organised a series of interesting activities which aimed at sharing basic Dhamma knowledge with the trainees.

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17 February 2014

Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.) Gathering

After a long Lunar New Year break, participants of F.U.N. reunited for another spirited session at Nalanda Centre.  This programme encourages positive interaction, learning and joy.

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27 January 2014

Pre-New Year joy for NS trainees

National Service trainees who attended Service at Nalanda Centre yesterday (26 January) were feted to a pre-New Year joyful celebration with meaningful activities and sharings.  After pūja and meditation, Sis. Qi Hua shared about “Right Action, Effort, and Speech”.  That was followed by group discussions and refreshments.

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26 January 2014

Buddhist Youth Leaders’ Meeting

The Inter-varsity Young Buddhist Coordinating Council (全国大专佛青协调委员会) under the auspices of the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM), held a meeting from 24 to 26 January at Tusita Hermitage (兜率天修行林), Sarawak.

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20 January 2014

Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N.)

A group photograph with Mr. Tan Huat Chye.

Article by Karuna Tan

On Saturday 18 January, Nalanda Youths’ weekly Fellowship Undergraduate Network (F.U.N) session had a special workshop led by Mr. Tan Huat Chye with the topic “Team & Conflict Management”.  The workshop provided us with a better understanding on the meaning of “team” and how to effectively manage conflicts as an individual and as a team.  By practicing wisely the knowledge that we have acquired, this can assist us in our future group projects.

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