On 22 September, Nalanda Youth Centre (NYC) had another session of ‘Youth Service Sunday’. Held weekly from 9am – 12pm on Sundays, these sessions are specially tailored for the learning and development of Buddhist youths aged 18 – 25, and a natural continuation from Nalanda Dharma School. Read more
The long-awaited Buddhist Youth Leaders’ Study Tour to Bujang Valley from 14 – 16 September was joyfully accomplished! We arrived at Nalanda Centre at 1.30am this morning (17 September) feeling inspired and greatly satisfied. Nalanda Youth Centre would like to thank Bro. Tan for expertly guiding all of us on this amazing journey of discovery! We would also like to thank the Nalanda Central Management in Sri Serdang, and our Sungai Petani branch Chairman Bro. Khaw Seng Giap for your great support and contributions.
90 youths and devotees had an enlightening tour to Bujang Valley on 15 September 2013, under the guidance of Bro. H S Tan. Our one-day trip covered several archaeologically important sites such as Sungai Batu, Merbok, and Semeling, located in Kuala Muda district of Kedah.
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.
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!