Pertaining to Nalandian youths and Nalanda Youth Centre – its activities, events, camps, campaigns, etc.
On Saturday, 31 August, nine teams of teenagers aged 13 to 16 from five Dhamma schools came together to participate in a friendly competition – the “Young Buddhist Quiz” at Nalanda Centre. The 36 students were representing Bandar Utama Buddhist Society Sunday Dhamma School, BMSM Samadhi Vihara, Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society Sunday Dhamma School, Nalanda Dharma School, and Shah Alam Buddhist Society Sunday Dhamma School. Read more
This week, Nalanda Centre continues to receive visitors from near and far. On Wednesday 10 July, students from Multimedia University (MMU) Buddhist Group joined our meditation and Dhamma talk session. On Sunday 14 July, Bro. How Chee Seng from Suttarama Kuala Terengganu came visiting. The President and Dhamma Propagation Director of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore also made a 2-day visit starting Sunday.Read more
On 22 June, a Career Exploration Seminar was held at Nalanda Centre and was mostly attended by teenagers aged 16 to 18. Counsellor Bro. Aggaphala Yap Hock Heng guided participants in exploring their personal interests and priorities, leading them on a journey of self-discovery. It was a thought-provoking and highly interactive session as the youngsters took the opportunity to clarify and find out more about how they can translate what they like to do into potential future career options!
The ‘Wayang Kulit’ (shadow-play) is a traditional performance using puppet-shadow movements and voice to tell a story. The performance was perfectly executed with a fine display of showmanship by Nalandians.
A most inspiring ‘Dhamma Appreciation Night’ was recently held on 24 May to celebrate the Wesak full-moon Buddha Day. The dynamic performances that evening delighted the audience with its youthful zest and brilliant comedic effects. The night’s 3 performances were specially presented by a team of dedicated young Nalandians, who were ably guided by Nalanda Institute’s Director, Mr. Vijaya Samarawickrama. Read more
On 13 April, the youths had another F.U.N. session! The theme for this Fellowship Undergraduate Night was “Great Leaders in the World”. Bro. Aggavamsa Wong shared some inspiring stories and quotes from several prominent figures.
On Sunday, 31 March, members of Buddhist Fellowship Indonesia and Buddhist Reborn visited and spent the day at Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang. It was a full day of friendly discussions as we got to know each other better and exchanged information and ideas related to Buddhism. Read more
On 17 March 2013, a career talk with the topic “Plan Your Education and Career Now” was held at Nalanda Centre. The speaker, Mr. Lok Eng Hong, pointed out that the world is ever-changing very quickly. We should keep up with the news every day and be competent to cope with the rapidly changing market demands. Employers can interpret a person’s character by merely viewing the first page of one’s resume. Read more
The FUN is back! On 23 February, Nalanda Youth Centre conducted the fifth session of Fellowship Undergraduate Night. It was a wonderful reunion for the youths especially with the spirit of Chinese New Year still lingering. Read more