Wholesome acts

4 April 2024

Observing ‘Cheng Beng’ with understanding

The Chinese community celebrates ‘Cheng Beng’ (or ‘Qing Ming’, 清明节) today, a custom when people pay tribute to their ancestors through food offerings and by ‘sweeping tombs’.  This tradition which originated over two thousand years ago in China, coincides with the beginning of spring when the sun shines brightly; the words ‘Cheng Beng’ means "pure brightness".

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11 November 2023

A wholesome day at Nalanda today

Since the early hours of this morning, Nalanda members, volunteers and students have been actively engaged in several Dhamma and educational programmes as well as selfless service.  It is a blessing to be able to partake in these opportunities to learn and serve, hence let us wish them a smooth and productive process, as well as rejoice in these wholesome acts.

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