15 May 2020

Are you sure the Buddha said that?

How do we know that the teachings of the Buddha that we come across are indeed what He had taught?  In this day and age, there are a growing number of misquotes of the Buddha found in social media. Content publishers ascribe quotes to “The Buddha”, to draw unknowing readers to ‘like’ their content. This inevitably leads to distorted views on Buddhism.

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20 April 2020

Mettā Sutta course begins today

This evening, we will begin the on-line learning of the Karanīya Mettā Sutta, one of the most popular discourses in the Pāli Canon.  Join us in studying the sutta in 5 lessons from 20th to 24th April, where we get to learn how to read the original Pāli-language verses, and what every word in the sutta means.

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17 April 2020

Learn the Mettā Sutta Online

The Karaniya Mettā Sutta is one of the most popular discourses of the Buddha.  Many Buddhists must have heard it recited in temples and at homes for blessings.  However the discourse also contains very deep and insightful teachings which can strengthen our Dhamma practice.

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14 May 2019

Sutta Study on Buddha Day

The Buddha’s teaching was passed down in the form of discourses and sermons (Sutta).  Before passing away, the Buddha reminded His disciples that, “the Dhamma and Vinaya I have set forth and laid down for you shall be your teacher after I am gone…”  Thus, He enshrined the Dhamma-Vinaya as the guiding principle in one’s conduct and practice towards liberation.

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13 June 2017

Last session on Dhammapada course

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving the concluding teaching on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara this Friday, 16 June, at 8.00pm.  This session marks the end of his series of six teachings there which began in March.

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29 May 2017

Lecture on Pāli language and literature

On Friday 14 April, Bro. Tan was invited to present a special lecture on Pāli language by Persatuan Buddhist Universiti Malaya’s (PBUM) Miao Xi Dhamma Speaker Training Workshop.  The talk held at the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM) Headquarters was well-attended by young Dhamma-speaker trainees and Nalandians.

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27 April 2017

‘Dhammapada’ teaching on 28 April

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara this Friday, 28 April.  We invite everyone to come and learn this illuminating and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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11 April 2017

Lecture on Pāli Language

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be giving a special lecture on “Pāli Language & Literature” this Friday at the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM) Headquarters in Taman Mayang, Petaling Jaya.  The talk is organised by Universiti Malaya Buddhist group.

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30 March 2017

Dhammapada teaching on 31 March

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the Dhammapada at the Buddhist Maha Vihara on Friday, 31 March.  We invite everyone to come and learn this esteemed and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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14 March 2017

Illuminating talk on the ‘Dhammapada’

On Friday 3 March, Bro. Tan began a series of Dhamma teachings based on the Pāli-Language ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara Kuala Lumpur to a warm welcome and enthusiastic reception.  The P. H. Hendry Memorial Hall was filled to the brim by more than 200 devotees and students who attended the elucidating lecture.

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