Parents

17 May 2024

Special forum at Parents Induction Programme

Last Sunday 12 May, Nalanda Dhamma School hosted a special forum for the final session of the Parents Induction Programme.  Parents listened intently to the panellist of Dhamma School graduates who shared how their lives had improved over the years because of Dhamma learning and cultivation from young, as well as the development of kalyana mittata (spiritual friendship) which continue to support them today. 

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17 March 2024

Discovering Dhamma at Parents Induction Programme

On Sunday 10 March, over 40 parents of Nalanda Dhamma School students joined the Parents Induction Programme, conducted by the School’s Chief Facilitator Sis. Lau Wei Nee and Junior Dhamma School Coordinator Sis. Chin Hui. This tailor-made platform is aimed at helping parents adopt ways to support their own and their families’ Dhamma learning and development. 

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22 January 2024

Parents learn to ‘Connect before Correct’

On Sunday 21 January, Nalanda Dhamma School organised a Parenting Workshop where parents explored how effective communication can develop a positive parent-child relationship, and strengthen children’s ability to learn independently.  Dhamma speaker and counsellor, Bro. Aggaphala Yap guided participants with interactive activities, group discussions and role-play to foster a collaborative learning experience.

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18 July 2023

Nalanda Dhamma School Parents-Facilitators Meeting

On Sunday 16 July, Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) held a meeting to update the parents on the learning programme of both Teenage and Junior Dhamma School in Sri Serdang, and to provide an avenue for parents to share their thoughts.  Parents were also engaged in individual discussions with facilitators to exchange updates on students’ progress and address concerns.

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24 June 2023

Meaningful Father’s Day at Nalanda

On Sunday 18 June, Nalanda Dhamma School students in Serdang and Family Dhamma School students in Kuala Lumpur celebrated the love and care from their fathers and father-figures.  The celebrations created beautiful memories and also reinforced the importance of fathers in nurturing and shaping their children’s lives.

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18 June 2023

Happy Father’s Day

Patriarch, leader, provider, protector, coach – fathers today play as varied a role to their children as mothers do.  On this Father’s Day, we wish all dads a truly blessed life with lots of love, peace and happiness.  “Happy Father’s Day”!

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30 March 2023

Families learn together at Dhamma School

Since Sunday 19 March, over 70 parents and children have been learning together at Family Dhamma School, held at NEO KL in Happy Garden.  This weekly programme is newly launched in conjunction with Nalanda's 20th Anniversary, to provide a learning platform for both parents and children to grow spiritually and achieve domestic bliss. 

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19 June 2022

Happy Father’s Day

Our fathers and fatherly figures are our earliest role models who instill qualities such as strength, patience and endurance in us.  They set the foundation that grounds us so that we can face challenges courageously.  They raise us unquestioningly and are relentless in their concern for our well-being and welfare.

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8 May 2022

Happy Mother’s Day

A mother is our first and foremost carer, shouldering the responsibility for our well-being.  Often putting our needs before her own, she shapes our attitude, values and morals with the hope that we will make the best decisions at every turn of our life.  Even as sacrifices form a daily part of her life, her wish is simply for us to be happy and successful.  Her impact is also wide reaching, as the future of society in a large way is affected by all our mothers’ teaching.

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5 April 2022

Honouring our departed relatives in ‘Cheng Beng’ Observance

Today, the Chinese community celebrates ‘Cheng Beng’ (or ‘Qing Ming’, 清明节), a custom when people pay tribute to their ancestors through food offerings and by ‘sweeping tombs’. A tradition which originated over two thousand years ago in China, the word ‘Cheng Beng’ means "pure brightness", coinciding with the beginning of spring when the sun shines brightly.

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