10 April 2012

Weekly Programme Update (9 - 15 April 2012)

Monthly Dhamma Discussion
Date: 13 April 2012, Friday
Time: 12pm - 1.30pm
Venue: Pustaka Nalanda
Topic: What Buddhism Is

Last month, we had a lively discussion on what Buddhism is not. This Friday, let's reflect together on what Buddhism is.  Everyone is invited to join in this session; a simple lunch will also be provided.  Please click here for our address and location map. We look forward to seeing you then!

LMS 275: Effective Management of Human Capital in Buddhist Organisations
Dates: 14 April, 19 May, 16 June & 23 June 2012, Saturdays
Time: 2pm - 6pm
Venue: Nalanda Centre

This four-part leadership course has been particularly designed to cater for Buddhist leaders and volunteers, and Dhamma School teachers.  Participants will learn about different leadership styles that create excellence.  For more information, please click here.

Service Sunday - Dhamma Talk and Lunch Dana
Date: 15 April 2012, Sunday
Time: 9am - 12pm
Venue: Nalanda Centre
Topic: Canki Sutta (MN 95)
Speaker: Ven. Sangharatana

In this discourse, the Buddha instructs a young brahmin on the preservation of truth, the discovery of truth, and the final arrival of truth.  If you would like to hear and learn more about this, do come and join us this Sunday!

We will begin the Service with sitting meditation, puja and chanting to quieten our minds and prepare for the Dhamma talk.  Everyone is welcome to offer lunch dana to Ven. Sangharatana at 11am.  

Volunteers Needed for Wesak Preparation
In the coming weeks leading up to Wesak Day, the atmosphere at Nalanda is charged with lively activity as we step up our preparation for the most prominent Buddhist event of the year.  Help is needed in many areas, including making procession items and drama props.  Active times are 7pm-10pm on Tuesdays-Fridays, and 1pm-3pm on Saturdays & Sundays.  Do come and help in this meaningful work.  For enquiries, please contact Sis. Nandini Tan at 03-8938 1500.