• Nalanda welcomes you

    Welcome to Nalanda Buddhist Society's website. We hope you enjoy this virtual visit, and stay in touch with our regular updates.

  • 10th Memorial Day

    We invite you to a special memorial service to mark the 10th anniversary of Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda's passing on 31 August.

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  • Buddhism Course

    Nalanda Institute’s BPS304 Certificate in Buddhist Studies for beginners – from August to December 2016.

    Next session on 27 August, 2.30 pm.

  • Next Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next Alms-round on Saturday, 3 September, at Taman OUG and Happy Garden morning markets, starting 8.30 am. All are welcome.

  • Thank you, everyone!

    We thank all organisers, sponsors, volunteers and supporters for the success of ‘Family Fun Fair’ 2016. We could not have accomplished it without you!

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  • Towards a brighter future, together

    Let us together develop an integrated centre of education and training for the Malaysian Buddhist community.

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News & Updates

25 August 2016

Saving lives against time

A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale struck Italy’s central mountainous region of Lazio in the early hours of Wednesday 24 August, causing extensive damage to several towns.  At least 160 people have died, and many more were injured or still trapped under collapsed buildings.

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24 August 2016

Honouring our late Spiritual Adviser

It has been 10 years since the passing of the Most Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda, the late Sanghanāyaka Thera of Malaysia.  We invite you to join us for a meaningful and spiritual day in commemorating the teachings and lifetime contributions of the late venerable next Wednesday at Nalanda Centre.

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24 August 2016

Nalanda tradition – Colours for different occasions

Coloured ribbons tell the occasion

Frequent visitors to Nalanda Centre would have noticed that occasionally, little coloured ribbons were tied to the door handles.  The ribbons – in orange, white or black – are used to tell the occasion at Nalanda.  Orange ribbons are tied during major celebrations such as ‘Buddha Day’, ‘Dhamma Day’, and on the Society’s anniversary (‘Nalanda Day’).

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23 August 2016

Dāna at NEO Centre Sungai Petani

On Saturday 6 August, members of Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch invited Venerable Thipako and Venerable Foo from Sammāditthi Meditation Grove in Sungai Pasir for lunch dāna.  The appreciation dāna was specifically to thank Ven. Thipako (“Bhante Lim”) for his kind and generous support in the construction of Nalanda Outreach & Education (NEO) Centre, located in Bandar Mutiara, Sungai Petani last year.

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Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centres