Retreat

27 July 2016

One-day meditation retreat

Nalanda is organising a one-day meditation retreat guided by Ven. Ayya Susīla from Penang. We invite you to come and enhance your meditation experience with practical sessions and relevant Dhamma teachings. Kindly register at this link Register here before Monday, 8 August 2016.

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25 March 2016

Elective programmes a boost to learning

During the recent Dhamma Living Camp 2016, there were four ‘elective’ sessions where participants could choose to participate in – ‘Meditation for Absolute Beginners’, ‘Learning and Reflecting on Gathas’, ‘Spiritual Reflection’, or ‘Yoga – Basic stretching techniques’.

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24 March 2016

‘Life-changing’ experience at camp

The Dhamma Living Camp 2016 held over last weekend was a joyous and truly inspiring event which touched the hearts of all its participants.  Many even described their experience as ‘life-changing’, and were determined to establish a habit of daily spiritual practice in line with the Buddha’s teachings.

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22 March 2016

Thank you for a marvellous experience!

For three days, from 18 to 20 March, over 200 participants camped in Genting Highlands to discover how to “live in accordance with Dhamma” at Nalanda’s Dhamma-Living Camp 2016.  Participants were deeply inspired by the insightful Dhamma teachings, and touched by the warm friendship and hospitality of the camp volunteers.

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26 January 2016

Dhamma Living Camp 2016

Nalanda’s inspiring Dhamma Living Camp is back by popular demand!  This unique camp is tailored for those who wish to learn and understand what it means to “live in accordance with Dhamma”.  Among the highlights of the camp are insightful Dhamma teachings by Bro. Tan, mindful meditation, and relaxation activities.

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19 January 2016

Youths attend meditation retreat

Nalanda Youth Centre started the New Year with a one-day meditation retreat on 9 January. 126 youths from Malaysia and overseas gathered for the retreat which was guided by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.  The participants benefited from the spiritually uplifting event and agreed that it was a great way to start the New Year!

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14 November 2015

Dhamma Retreat in Kedah

On Saturday 31 October, Bro. Tan conducted a Dhamma Learning retreat at Gurun Buddhist Association, organised by the Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch.  In the one-day retreat attended by 72 participants, Bro. Tan gave insightful teachings about Citta (the mind) and Dhamma (the Way).  Bro.Tan said that when we understand Citta, we will understand how we operate as human beings.  Then, knowing the Dhamma will prevent us from doing wrong and motivate us to do what is right.

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13 November 2015

Dhamma School facilitators’ retreat

On 7 November, facilitators from Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) gathered at Mangala Lodge, Kampar, to enjoy a well-deserved four-day break from their daily routine, away from the bustle of city life.  The annual retreat was fun yet educational, and a time to review the School’s progress as well as chart its course for next year.  Facilitators from Kelantan, who were members of the Dhammarakkhitta group, also joined their Nalanda counterparts at the retreat.

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1 November 2015

Meditation retreat for UPM students

On Sunday 25 October, a group of 30 undergraduates from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) held a meditation camp at Nalanda Centre. The one-day retreat, from 10am to 10pm, was led by Venerable Bhikshuni Ji-Chi (继持) and Venerable Bhikshuni Chi-Xiang (持向).

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24 October 2015

Talks in Sungai Petani, Kedah

While on a visit to Sungai Petani last month, Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan was invited to deliver two talks – one at Central Kedah Buddhist Association (吉中佛教会) on 16 September, and another at Sammāditthi Meditation Grove on 18 September.  In essence, Bro. Tan spoke about ‘Dhamma practice’ – what does the term ‘practice’ mean?  What are the objectives of ‘practising’?  And what are the fruits and realization of proper practice?

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