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18 February 2018

Dhamma teaching by Ajahn Jayasaro

Friday 10 November marked another auspicious evening for Nalanda devotees as world-renowned Dhamma teacher, Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro, graced Nalanda Centre to share his words of wisdom.  Faith and enthusiasm to learn Dhamma was clearly evident in many devotees as the Teaching Hall was packed to the brim despite the heavy evening downpour.

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17 February 2018

Dhamma teachers visit Nalanda

On Sunday 5 November, Nalanda Centre was honoured by the visit of 10 members from Maha Satipatthana Society (MSS) in Klang and 4 members from Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre (MBMC) in Penang.  This was a follow-up visit after the National Camp for Dhamma School Teachers organised by Nalanda in September 2017.

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15 February 2018

Happy Lunar New Year

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia wishes people around the world who celebrate the Lunar New Year a meaningful and joyous celebration!  We also take this opportunity to thank all our benefactors, donors, and volunteers from near and far for your continuous support over the years.  Your help has enabled the growth of holistic Buddhist education in Malaysia and beyond.  May you and your loved ones be blessed with good health, peace, and happiness always!  Happy New Year!

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14 February 2018

Inspiring teenagers’ camp in Serdang

From 30 November to 3 December 2017, Nalanda Dhamma School organised an inspiring teenagers’ learning camp in Sri Serdang, themed ‘Connect Within’ for 75 teenagers ranging from 13 to 17 years old.

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13 February 2018

New Year “Open House” in Kedah

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch invites everyone to our “Open House” on Monday, 19 February – the 4th day of Chinese New Year – at NEO Centre in Bandar Mutiara. Join our programme from 9.30am to 12.30pm which includes New Year blessings, lunch for devotees, and most importantly, a special Dhamma talk by Nalanda founder Bro Tan.

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12 February 2018

Taking leave from teachers

After yesterday’s (Sunday) Morning Service, Nalandians gathered in groups to take leave from teachers for the upcoming Lunar New Year break.  “Taking leave” from teachers and elders is an enduring Nalandian tradition when one has to go to somewhere far, or going away for a significant period.

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10 February 2018

Nalanda Centre closed for holiday

Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang will be closed from 13 to 20 February in conjunction with Lunar New Year celebrations.  The Centre will reopen as usual on Wednesday, 21 February at 10.00am.  We wish everyone a happy and blessed New Year!  May you have a joyful and meaningful time bonding with your family, relatives and friends.  新年快乐,万事如意!

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9 February 2018

Let the games begin!

The 2018 Pyeongchang (平昌)Winter Olympics had just gotten underway in South Korea this evening.  The spirit of modern Olympics has always been the celebration of fraternity and friendship across race, religion, and nationality.  Let this be our common goal and principle throughout these games.

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7 February 2018

Earthquake hits Hualien, Taiwan

A deadly magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the eastern Taiwanese city of Hualien close to midnight yesterday (6 February), causing buildings to collapse with people trapped within them.  So far, two people were confirmed dead, more than 200 injured, and some others missing.

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5 February 2018

Celebrating ‘Republic Day’ in Mumbai

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was the guest-of-honour in the recent ‘Republic Day’ celebrations held in Mumbai on 26 January. The event was organised by a Maharashtra Buddhist organisation – the “Babasaheb Ambedkar Vichar Mahotsav Samiti” – headed by its Chief Coordinator, Commissioner Dr. Harshadeep Kamble.

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