Retreat

11 April 2019

Meditation Day for Youths

Mental calmness and clarity are among the conditions we need to achieve peace and happiness in life.  Learn how you can reduce mental clutter and increase resilience at the “Meditation Day” for youths on Saturday, 11 May.  This beginner-friendly one-day retreat is open to youths from 16 to 29 years old.

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25 February 2019

Dhamma School facilitators’ retreat

On 22 – 25 December 2018, 20 Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) facilitators from across Malaysia gathered for their annual retreat at Nalanda Centre.  Led by Director of NDS Sis. Sunanda, the facilitators reflected on their role as educators and developed the 2019 school plan in accordance with Nalanda’s educational philosophy.

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9 January 2019

Nalanda Johor Bahru leaders’ retreat

On 15 – 17 December 2018, the Management Team and officers of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch conducted their management retreat at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. In the 3-day gathering, the team discussed and reflected on progress made in the past years as well as planned for the upcoming years’ educational and devotional programmes.

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10 June 2018

Annual Gimhāna Retreat begins

For seven weeks after the Buddha’s Enlightenment on Wesak full-moon in May, He contemplated on the Dhamma with His perfectly clear faculty of comprehension.  Then, He travelled for seven days from Uruvela to Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July.

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14 August 2017

Meditation retreat with Ven. Gavesi

From 25 to 29 June, 30 participants gathered at Nalanda Centre for a non-residential Meditation Retreat for beginner and intermediate meditators, guided by Venerable Gavesi.

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22 June 2017

Daily Dhamma talks by Ven. Gavesi

Nalanda Centre is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi for beginners and intermediate meditators from 25 to 29 June.  We look forward to welcoming all meditators who have registered for the retreat to Nalanda Centre on Sunday.

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13 February 2017

Dhamma School Facilitators’ Retreat

Over the Christmas weekend from 24 to 26 December, Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) facilitators went to Kuala Selangor for their three-day annual get-together.  This year, the 25 facilitators from Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru branches were joined by 10 Nalanda youths at the retreat.

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31 January 2017

Meditation retreat for youths

Are you disturbed by the many uncertainties in life?  Or feel exasperated whenever conflicts arise?  How about having to face up to criticisms and past regrets?  How do you handle all that stress and pressure effectively?

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20 December 2016

Amazing meditation retreat for youths

Capping off a fantastic 2016, Nalanda Youth Centre conducted a one-day meditation retreat for 150 young adults on Saturday, 26 November.  The retreat featured insightful Dhamma teachings and practical meditation guidance by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

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6 December 2016

‘Education Day’ to be celebrated throughout December

Nalanda ‘Education Day’ is celebrated around 11 December every year with a series of programmes for teachers, devotees, teenagers and children.  This date marks the anniversary of the launching of Nalanda’s “Education Philosophy” which calls for a holistic approach in education – balancing and combining knowledge, skills, values and culture – leading to integral development of people.

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