1 February 2015

Training for Johor Bahru Branch Facilitators

From 24 – 25 January, a team of 7 facilitators from Johor Bahru arrived at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang for a follow-up facilitators’ training programme.  They were warmly welcomed and hosted by Nalanda Dharma School Director, Sis. Sunanda and the facilitators.

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22 January 2015

Dharma School Facilitators’ Induction Programme

From 10 – 11 January, a team of 11 Facilitators led by Director of Nalanda Dharma School Sis. Sunanda, had a fruitful training programme during the weekend at NEO Centre Johor Bahru in preparation for the setting up of Dharma School session commencing in March 2015.

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6 January 2015

Celebrating a decade of excellent education

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5 January 2015

Jubilant New Year’s Dinner!

On 2 January 2015, Nalandians from all over the country gathered for New Year’s dinner together.  The atmosphere was joyous and festive as new and old friends exchanged warm greetings and reconnected with each other.   

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3 January 2015

2nd Members’ Convention successfully concluded

3 January 2015 saw the successful conclusion of the 2nd National Members’ Convention at the newly expanded Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang.  120 Nalandians from Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor and Kedah congregated over four days to discuss and realign their understanding of Nalanda’s education philosophy and mission.  Members also took the opportunity to strengthen fellowship, share personal experiences, and make aspirations together.

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30 November 2014

Recharged for 2015!

Report by Lim Yee Wan  |  Photographs by See Hui Shien

Over the weekend of 14 – 16 November, 18 facilitators from Nalanda Dharma School Sri Serdang and KL Branch were at Port Dickson for a fruitful three-day annual retreat.  The aim of the retreat was to review the School’s performance throughout the year and the 2015 School structure and programmes were discussed.

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26 November 2014

Dharma School Facilitators’ Induction Programme

Report by Lim Jie Sheng

The year may be coming to an end soon but Nalanda Dharma School facilitators are surely looking forward and ready for 2015!  On Saturday 8 November, 11 current and new Dharma School volunteers gathered at Nalanda Centre for a Facilitators’ Induction Programme.  The Director of Dharma School, Sis. Sunanda Ong conducted the session with the aim of acquainting new volunteers with the School’s objectives, approach and motto.  Through ice-breaking activities, the initial silence of awkwardness transitioned to laughter and joy among the volunteers.

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14 August 2014

Informative and inspiring 5th Members’ Day

On Saturday 26 July, Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch members had an informative and inspiring 5th Members’ Day in Gurun. Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan gave an excellent teaching on the “eight worldly conditions” – gain and loss, fame and disrepute, praise and blame, pleasure and pain.

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29 June 2014

Fruitful Nalanda Members’ Day in Sri Serdang

Report by J. J. Tan  |  Photographs by Gan Jia Cheng

On Sunday 22 June, Nalanda Members’ Day was successfully held at Nalanda Centre, attended by members from Sri Serdang and Kuala Lumpur branches.  During the training session, Nalanda’s Founder Bro. Tan walked the members through the meaning of membership in Nalanda, and reminding all Nalandians to stay focused on the mission and vision of the Society.

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30 April 2014

Delightful 2nd Members’ Day in Kedah

Following the inspiring first Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch Members’ Day last month, the 2nd such training session was held on Saturday, 26 April in Gurun, Kedah.  Founder Bro. Tan spoke about “Observance Days” – what they are and why they are celebrated.  Among the three important annual Observance Days are ‘Buddha Day’ (Wesak Full-moon), ‘Dhamma Day’ (Asalha Full-moon), and ‘Sangha Day’.

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