14 February 2016

Youths visit teachers training institute

On Saturday 9 January, the Institut Pendidikan Guru (IPG) Kampus Ilmu Khas Buddhist Society invited representatives from Nalanda Youth Centre (NYC) to visit them.  Nalanda youths were warmly welcomed by the teacher-adviser of IPG Buddhist Society, Bro. Johnny, and several teacher trainees.  The purpose of their visit was to foster spiritual friendship and to forge closer ties between NYC and IPG Buddhist Society.

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25 September 2015

Opening of Serdang Buddhist Association new premises

On Wednesday 16 September, Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn Chow, Deputy President Bro. Charlie, Director of Nalanda Centre Sis. Nandini, Youth Leader Bro. Disheng and Officer Sis. Chooi were invited to witness the inauguration ceremony of the new Serdang Buddhist Association building.

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2 July 2015

Happy Outing to the National Zoo

On Friday 12 June, Nalanda Free School organized an outing for primary school students to Zoo Negara (National Zoo) in Kuala Lumpur.  31 students participated in this learning trip, accompanied by 5 teachers and facilitators.  This special outing was meant as a ‘reward’ for younger Free School students who had full-attendance since classes began in January.

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26 June 2015

Nalandians attend ‘Dāna’ at Mangala Lodge

On Friday 8 May, scores of Nalandians led by President Sis. Evelyn Chow visited Kampar, Perak, to witness the consecration of Buddha-Altar at Mangala Lodge.  Venerable Nyanaramsi Maha Thero, Abbot of Subang Jaya (Buddhist Association) Vihāra, presided over the meaningful and joyful ceremony.

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1 June 2015

Nalandians from Kedah visit Mangala Lodge

On Monday 4 May, members of Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch made a stopover at Mangala Lodge in Kampar while on their way from Serdang to Kedah.  The Nalandian group was led by Branch Chairman Bro. Khaw Seng Giap and Deputy Chairman Bro. Teoh Soon Liang.  They were met in Kampar by Mangala Lodge trustees, Mr. and Mrs. Koh.

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22 March 2015

Inauguration of new BGF Centre

On Saturday 7 March, the new Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) Centre located in Ara Damansara, Selangor, was inaugurated in a gleaming ceremony graced by the presence of many Sangha members from locally and abroad.  The Guest of Honour was Y.B. Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, the Selangor State Executive Council Member.

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7 March 2015

Happy Outing for JB Branch Nalanda Free School

On Saturday 28 February, a busload of enthusiastic teachers, students and volunteers from Nalanda Free School (JB) set off for their first outing together to a few places of interest.  Their first destination was a farm in Ulu Tiram, where they learned how to grow vegetables from seedlings till the harvesting stage.  By courtesy of the farm-owner, everyone got the opportunity to harvest their own “rose lettuce” using the “two-finger method”.

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13 December 2014

Nalanda officers visit senior citizen home

On Sunday 30 November, Nalanda’s Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng, Board Member Mrs. Choo, and Director of Nalanda Centre Sis. Nandini visited ‘Rumah Warga Mas Penyayang’ (Translation: “Caring Senior Citizens’ Home”), a newly-opened facility to house senior citizens in Seri Kembangan.

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8 October 2014

Gift of “Eastern Horizon” from YBAM

On Sunday 28 September, Bro. Ooi Chin Chye and Sis. Teh Soo Tyng, Manager of “Eastern Horizon” Buddhist magazine, visited Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang.  They were warmly received by Nalanda’s Honorary Secretary Sis. Buddhinī and Nalanda officers.

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20 June 2014

Green enjoyment at Organic Farm

Report and photographs by Gan Jia Cheng.

On Friday 13 June, a group of 7 teachers and 23 primary school students from Nalanda Free School (NFS) visited the Lady Bird Organic Farm in Semenyih.  The aim of this trip was to provide students with an enriching outdoor learning experience and to strengthen the fellowship between teachers and students.  The students were especially selected for the trip as a reward for their perfect attendance at Nalanda Free School since January!

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