Uposatha

6 July 2024

Dhamma talk tonight by Ajahn Narindo

Today, on the new-moon day of Āsālha, Nalanda members and devotees gathered since morning at Nalanda Centre for a day of cultivation.  Alternating between sitting and walking meditation sessions, the group received guidance from Ven. Ajahn Narindo, a monk of Chinese-Malaysian descent who has been residing and training at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery. 

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16 June 2024

Full-moon Uposatha service & Dhamma talk

On the coming Full-moon Day of ‘Jeṭṭha’ month this Thursday 20 June, we invite Buddhist practitioners to spend this day wisely reflecting on the Dhamma, performing meritorious deeds, and deepening our practice by observing the Eight Precepts. 

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7 June 2024

Starting Gimhana Retreat together on Uposatha Day

Yesterday evening, on Thursday 6 June, devotees joined the first Gimhana Uposatha Service at Nalanda Centre, in the company of good spiritual friends on the new-moon day of the Jettha month.  In the serenity of Nalanda Centre, we calmed our minds with evening chanting, meditation and refreshed our understanding of the Gimhana Retreat with Sis. Nandinī Tan. 

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6 June 2024

New-moon Uposatha service & Dhamma talk

Today is the New-moon Day for the month of ‘Jeṭṭha’ according to the Buddhist Calendar.  On observance days such as these, we invite all Buddhist practitioners to spend this day wisely reflecting on the Dhamma, performing meritorious deeds, and deepening our practice by observing the Eight Precepts. 

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26 February 2024

Esteemed visit by Tan Chao Khun Samai on Māgha Pūja Day

On Saturday 24 February, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable Tan Chao Khun Samai for an alms-round on our monthly Pindacara route at Taman OUG morning market, a Dhamma Chat in Nalanda Community Centre, and a tour of Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  In just one day, Tan Chao Khun Samai made a mark on many members of the community through his teachings and benevolence in accepting offerings.

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24 February 2024

Māgha Pūja day

Today marks the historical occasion where the Buddha preached the ‘Ovada Patimokkha’ – the summary of His Teachings – at the famed Veluvana Monastery in Rājagaha more than 2,600 years ago.  The Buddha taught the spontaneous gathering of 1,250 Arahant bhikkhus the outline of Dhamma practice – “To abandon evil; cultivate virtues; and to purify one’s own mind”.

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25 January 2024

A wholesome Uposatha Day at Nalanda

Today, members and volunteers from across Nalanda’s educational divisions gathered to learn, discuss and plan for upcoming programmes at Nalanda Centre.  These trainings and meetings carried out harmoniously with kalyana-mittas are an important part of the education mission process to foster togetherness, enhance our skills and yield beneficial results.  This wholesome day continues with the group meditation and a Dhamma talk by Sis. Nandini Tan at NEO Centre in Happy Garden this evening at 8pm.

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17 September 2023

Learning with Ven. Ariyadhammika

On the evening of Assayuja New-moon, on Friday 15 September, Nalanda members and devotees learned more about the cultivation of virtues and the factors leading to harmony from Ven. Ariyadhammika.   Putting the congregation’s knowledge to the test, venerable sir engaged them in a quiz and embedded the teachings of Buddha when he expounded on each answer.

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15 September 2023

Arrival of Ven. Ariyadhammika & entourage

At 1pm today, Ven. Ariyadhammika and his entourage arrived at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  Venerable will be delivering a Dhamma talk tonight at 8pm for the New-Moon Uposatha Service.  All are welcome!

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12 September 2023

Uposatha Service & Dhamma talk by Ven. Ariyadhammika

We invite you to join us this Friday 15 September on the new-moon day of the month Assayuja, for the evening Uposatha Service and a Dhamma talk by Ven. Ariyadhammika, Saṅghaṇāyaka of Sasanarakha Buddhist Sanctuary Monk Training Centre in Taiping. Ven. Ariyadhammika, who is from Austria, was ordained in 2005 in Myanmar with Pa-Auk Sayadaw as his preceptor and meditation teacher.

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