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Wisdom Park

5 December 2018

3 million trees planted by IKEA in Sabah

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has completed a 20-year reforestation project in Luasong near Tawau, Eastern Sabah.  The ambitious but little-known project to plant 3 million rainforest trees began in 1998, which aimed at restoring the natural ecology to a former logged and largely degraded area.

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11 November 2018

Wisdom Park exhibition opened

On Sunday 4 November, a special exhibition on Wisdom Park was launched at Nalanda Centre. The vibrant exhibits and video clips show the journey from the conceptualisation to early construction of Wisdom Park.  We are grateful to the Wisdom Park Development Committee for leading the realisation of this noble project, and to our benefactors and donors for their fervent support.

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4 November 2018

Fireflies visit Nalanda 7 years in a row

On Saturday 27 October, Nalandians warmly welcomed and hosted 24 visiting members of Firefly Mission from Singapore.  The group, led by their President Dr. Ng Yee Kong, travels annually to various monasteries in Malaysia to celebrate the offering of ‘Kathina’.  It was their 7th consecutive yearly visit to Nalanda Centre, a place which they find genuine warmth and inspiration.

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3 November 2018

Plant a tree at Wisdom Park

Wisdom Park promotes the principle of harmony with nature and aims to replenish its grounds where lush tropical forests had once stood.  Efforts to rehabilitate the campus with native flora started in April 2018.  To date, 108 trees and 400 shrubs have been planted by volunteers in its spacious grounds.

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22 October 2018

Nalanda leaders visit Wisdom Park

On Sunday 14 October, Nalanda Board of Management and EXCO members visited Wisdom Park in Hulu Selangor to mark its 3rd anniversary.  10 members of the Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC) were on hand to welcome the Nalandian leaders.  They were brought on an extensive tour of the construction site which spans 12 acres currently.

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14 October 2018

3rd Anniversary of Wisdom Park

14 October 2018 marks the 3rd anniversary of Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC).  Over this short period of time, the Committee had held 37 monthly full-board meetings, many sub-committee meetings and site visits to devise, organise and implement the Wisdom Park Development Plan.  Progress on site has been smooth and rapid, with the first building almost ready, and infrastructure work expanded gradually to cover 12.8 acres (out of 39.2 acres) already.

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21 September 2018

Guest Lodge 59% completed

Construction of the first building at Wisdom Park – ‘Guest Lodge 01’ – is progressing on schedule with 59% of the work completed as of 15 September 2018.  The building will incorporate a Dhamma Teaching Hall, accommodation, and ample space for indoor and outdoor educational activities. The 13,500 square feet facility is expected to be ready by year end.

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4 August 2018

You can help build Wisdom Park

Tomorrow – Sunday, 5 August – we will be hosting Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ in Sri Serdang, from 9am to 4pm.  160 stalls will be offering visitors a wide variety of food, beverages, household items, clothing, souvenirs, and more.

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31 July 2018

5 more days to Family Fun Fair!

In just 5 more days, we will be hosting the biggest annual event at Nalanda – ‘Family Fun Fair’ in Sri Serdang!  It will be held on Sunday, 5 August 2018, from 9.00am to 4.00pm.  160 stalls will be offering visitors a wide variety of food, beverages, household items, clothing, souvenirs, and more.  In 2017, the popular event attracted more than 10,000 visitors.

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29 July 2018

First open pavilion at Wisdom Park

The first of many open pavilions is taking shape at Wisdom Park across the field from the main Guest Lodge.  The purpose of such pavilions (Pāli term: ‘Sāla’) is for small gatherings of teachers and students – to learn, meditate, rest and reflect on Dhamma.

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