Sharing

21 March 2019

Hosting friends from Vihara Dhamma Mulia

On 23 January, Nalanda Centre hosted friends visiting us for the first time from Vihara Dhamma Mulia, Batam.  Warmly welcomed by Sis. Nandini Tan and Nalanda officers, they were brought on a tour around Nalanda Centre, K. Sri Dhammananda Centre and Wisdom Park Exhibition.

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28 January 2019

Hosting friends from Seck Kia Eenh

On Sunday 9 December 2018, Nalanda Centre warmly welcomed 10 members of Seck Kia Eenh (SKE) Temple, a long-standing Buddhist association in Melaka with a heritage that dates back to 1920.  The group, led by the Temple’s President, Associate Professor Tan Kim See, was on a day-trip to visit several Buddhist centres around Klang Valley.

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22 January 2019

‘Buddhist Business Network’ visits Nalanda Centre

On 20 November 2018, Nalanda hosted 17 members of Buddhist Business Network (BBN) led by their President, Bro. Lee Kian Hong at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  After a warm welcome by Nalandian officers, the group was brought on a tour of Nalanda Centre and the recently launched K. Sri Dhammananda Centre by host Bro. Charlie Teng.

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6 May 2018

Bro.Tan’s speech on democracy

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan gave his weekly address at the Sunday Morning Service on 6 May where he talked about our democratic system of governance, and how we can play a role in strengthening it in the long-run.  He cautioned the electorate not to be emotionally-charged with anger or fear when making decisions; but rather through calm reflection and the proper evaluation of policies and candidates.

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6 July 2017

‘Buddha Day’ Volunteer Appreciation

Report by Chuan Ze Wen

On Sunday 21 May, Nalanda had a meaningful gathering to thank volunteers and devotees for the successfully-run ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations recently.  Bro. Tan took the opportunity to share with everyone the ways of skillfully working together in harmony, and how to practise Dhamma by being mindfully aware of ourselves and our environment.

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4 June 2017

Branching out beyond ourselves

Report by Megan.

On Sunday 9 April, Nalanda Centre hosted Dr. Punna Wong Yin Onn, who came all the way from Johor Bahru, to present a talk on Buddhist leadership, titled ‘Branching out beyond ourselves’.  Dr. Wong shared that leadership means the ‘act of influencing people towards a certain direction’.  In doing so, it is vital for Buddhist leaders to have Right Understanding, Right Thought, and other factors of the Noble Eightfold Path.

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1 April 2017

Sharing on Buddha’s eminent disciples

On Wednesday 18 January, after the weekly group meditation, the Director of Pustaka Nalanda Bro. Ananda Fong was invited to give a Dhamma sharing on the Buddha’s eminent disciples.

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31 March 2017

Kuala Lumpur Branch ‘Pindacāra’

4 March was another joyful weekend for devotees in Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden as the first Saturday of every month is the educational ‘Pindacāra’ programme organised by Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch at those markets.

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19 March 2017

Youthful Lunar New Year gathering

On Saturday 11 February, Nalanda Youth Centre hosted a gathering to usher in the Lunar New Year.  Decorated with auspicious blessings and ornaments, Nalanda Centre was made ready to receive our red-clad guests for the merry event.  The evening kicked off with pot-luck dinner prepared by the youths, as familiar faces reconnected and rejoiced together.

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7 March 2017

Secondary school students visit Nalanda

On Saturday 4 February, Nalandians were delighted to host a study tour by 80 students from SMK Gajah Berang, Malacca, and 40 students from SMK USJ 13, Selangor.  The young visitors and their teachers were warmly received in the morning, and they proceeded on a tour of Nalanda Centre.

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