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Nalandians

12 February 2018

Taking leave from teachers

After yesterday’s (Sunday) Morning Service, Nalandians gathered in groups to take leave from teachers for the upcoming Lunar New Year break.  “Taking leave” from teachers and elders is an enduring Nalandian tradition when one has to go to somewhere far, or going away for a significant period.

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23 January 2018

Joyful return to Sri Serdang

A team of 8 Nalandians from Kedah travelled to Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang on 20 – 21 January to attend the 3rd annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.).  The one-day workshop provided much clarity on the philosophy and direction of Buddhist education, as well as strategies to promote ‘deep learning’.

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19 January 2018

Celebrating a remarkable 2017

Last year was truly amazing for Nalanda Buddhist Society when we had hugely successful events such as the WACANA Conference, ‘e-Run for Community Education’, Dhamma-Living Camps, and two special year-end Dhammayatras. Our focus on educating teenagers and youths yielded great results with hundreds of enthusiastic young Buddhists participating in Nalanda’s numerous learning programmes.

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27 December 2017

Dhamma School ‘Honours Day’

On 31 December every year, Nalanda Dhamma School observes its “Appreciation & Honours Day” with facilitators, students and parents coming together to express their gratitude for each other, and to thank everyone’s dedication to learn the Dhamma.

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11 December 2017

Celebrating Nalanda ‘Education Day’

Message from Vijaya Samarawickrama, Chairman of Nalanda Education Committee

One of our most fascinating preoccupations concerns our origins as human beings. Our earliest ancestor can be traced back to a tiny microbe called Saccorhytus which ‘lived’ 500 million years ago and whose fossil remains were discovered in China recently.  After millions of years of evolution we left the members of the animal world behind and eventually earned the title of ‘manussa’  – ‘that which has a mind which can be developed’.

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8 November 2017

Notice of November E.G.M.

Members of Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia registered at Sri Serdang headquarters are requested to attend an Extraordinary General Meeting (E.G.M.) to discuss proposed amendments to the Constitution and the Society’s development plans.  Official notice to members have been sent out on 27 October 2017.  We look forward to welcoming all members back to our ‘spiritual home’ at Nalanda Centre to chart our future together.  Thank you.

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9 October 2017

Enhancing communication skills

Nalanda Training & Enhancement Centre (NTEC) was established on 1 May 2017 to provide appropriate training programmes to enhance the knowledge, skills, and competencies of Nalanda members in serving the community.  Since May, NTEC has played a pivotal role in guiding the growth of ‘Dhamma Families’ with fortnightly video recordings on various Buddhist subjects.

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28 September 2017

Flags lowered for the last time

On Saturday 9 September, Nalandians gathered for the last time at Nalanda House to conduct a blessing ceremony before it was handed over to the contractors for demolition and reconstruction.  The ceremony began at 4.30pm with flag-raising to the chant of ‘Jayamangala Gatha’.

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12 September 2017

Packing up Nalanda House for construction work

After 12 years of service as the base for our Dhamma School (since January 2005), Nalanda House will soon be demolished and rebuilt as the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ to cater for bigger student enrolment and continued expansion of activities.

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22 August 2017

Thank you for the great support

Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2017 concluded successfully on Sunday afternoon with the great support of benefactors and devotees from throughout Malaysia and Singapore! This year’s Fun Fair was the largest-ever held, with 168 stalls selling a wide range of quality products to raise funds for ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ – a new Dhamma-learning facility to be built in Sri Serdang.

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