Workshop

14 May 2019

United Nations ‘Day of Vesak’

The United Nations (UN) Day of Vesak kicked off this week in Vietnam with the participation of 1,650 international delegates from over 100 countries.  The opening ceremony in Ha Nam province also brought together 20,000 Vietnamese Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers.

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16 April 2019

Better parenting through effective communication

On 10 March, Nalanda Dhamma School organised a Parenting Workshop for parents and facilitators to explore effective strategies in understanding and connecting with our children.  Dhamma speaker and counsellor, Bro. Ooi Boon Keat started with an exercise to list out our expectations towards our children and vice versa.  Parents realised that our expectations greatly outweigh that of our childrens’ capabilities and reflected that we must be realistic to avoid causing unnecessary stress and conflicts.

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22 February 2019

Nalanda Education Workshop 4.0

On 22 December 2018, 80 Nalanda officers across Malaysia gathered at Nalanda Centre for a 1-day workshop themed “The Culture of Awareness-based Learning”.  In his opening speech, Chairman of Nalanda Education Team (NET) Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama highlighted that the worth of teachers is in making a positive impact on the lives of their students.

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25 May 2018

Dhamma teachings this Wesak

Wesak month full-moon commemorates the Blessed One’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago, and marks the beginning of Buddhist Year (B.E.) 2562.  Nalanda Centre’s ‘Buddha Day’ programmes begin tomorrow, 26 May (Saturday) to 29 May (Tuesday) with excellent opportunities to learn Dhamma.  We welcome everyone to participate in the following talks throughout the 4-day spiritual celebration:

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24 May 2018

Dhamma-learning workshops

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will lead discussions on selected passages from the Pāli Tipitaka to widen and deepen our understanding of Buddha’s teachings.  The workshop will be held at Nalanda Centre on Tuesday, 29 May, from 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

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21 May 2018

4 days of spiritual celebration

Wesak month full-moon commemorates the Blessed One’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago, and marks the beginning of Buddhist Year (B.E.) 2562.  Nalanda will observe ‘Buddha Day’ from 26 May (Saturday) to 29 May (Tuesday) with many wholesome activities.  We joyfully invite you to join us for the following programmes starting this weekend:

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28 March 2018

Workshop sets forward direction

The 3rd Annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.) was conducted on 20 January 2018 to re-align our programmes and activities to fit Nalanda’s education philosophy.  Nalandian education officers from all over the country convened for this important training which provided deeper insights into the importance of integrating Dhamma knowledge (‘vijja’), practice (‘carana’), values, and culture into our approach to Buddhist education.

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23 January 2018

Joyful return to Sri Serdang

A team of 8 Nalandians from Kedah travelled to Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang on 20 – 21 January to attend the 3rd annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.).  The one-day workshop provided much clarity on the philosophy and direction of Buddhist education, as well as strategies to promote ‘deep learning’.

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23 September 2017

Teaching Dhamma through drama

Dhamma School teachers had a blast of a time with energetic programmes on the third day of their National Camp held in Puchong, Selangor.  Achariya S. Vijaya, Chairman of Nalanda Education Team, conducted a workshop to help teachers understand the power of drama and story-telling.

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22 September 2017

Second day of teachers’ camp

After a spirited opening yesterday morning, the inaugural National Camp for Dhamma School teachers shifted into higher gear on this second day, with the main speaker Bro. Tan talking about teachers’ competencies.  The essence of successful Buddhist education, he asserted, lies in having competent teachers who embody and exemplify the Dhamma.

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