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28 February 2017

Dhammaduta tour of India

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was recently honoured with an invitation to go on a ‘Dhammaduta’ (Dhamma-teaching) tour of India from 3 to 13 February 2017. He was the guest-of-honour and keynote speaker at the ‘Mahakarunā Diwas’ held in Delhi, Bombay and Nagpur, which were a series of lectures on Buddhist teachings organised by the Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre of Ladakh under the guidance of Bhikkhu Sanghasena Mahathera.

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27 February 2017

New Year Pūja and Dāna

On Sunday 8 January, Nalanda Centre was honoured to host Venerable Ayya Sumangalā for a Dhamma talk on ‘welcoming happiness’.  Ayya began her talk by commenting on festive greetings where we usually wish others happiness.  While we are wishing ourselves and others happiness, are we all really working towards it?

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26 February 2017

Notice of 14th Annual General Meeting

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia’s Board of Management would like to invite all members registered with Serdang headquarters to attend our 14th Annual General Meeting scheduled for Sunday, 12 March 2017, starting 2.00pm, at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang.

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22 February 2017

Festive gathering at Nalanda Book Café

Nalandians who returned from Lunar New Year celebrations in their respective hometowns had a wonderful ‘reunion’ at Nalanda Book Café in Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, on 2 February.  The festive gathering saw Nalanda members and devotees from the Klang Valley, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani congregating for the ‘soft reopening’ of the Book Café, which resumed operations after several months of renovation.

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21 February 2017

Special series of Dhamma talks

Respected Nalanda Achariyas Bro. Tan Ho Soon and Vijaya Samarawickrama will deliver a series of 12 talks on the theme “Doctrine and Practice” as part of the Dhamma Dāna Lecture Series organized by the Buddhist Maha Vihara for 2017.

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20 February 2017

New Year ‘open house’ in Kedah

On Saturday 4 February, Nalanda members and devotees from the neighbourhood gathered at NEO Centre Sungai Petani for our annual Lunar New Year “open house”.  It was a happy occasion to meet good friends and make new ones.

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19 February 2017

Wisdom Park Committee 18th Meeting

The Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC) held its 18th Meeting (and its first in 2017) on 15 January to discuss submission of building plans to the local authorities.  Committee members had a very fruitful discussion on technical details and time-line of development.

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18 February 2017

Calmness and peace for youths

In an increasingly fast-paced world with many demands, people of all ages are feeling the acute stress of hectic lifestyles.  Are you among those disturbed by the vagaries of life?  Do you feel exasperated whenever conflicts arise at work or home?  How about having to face up to criticisms and hostility?  How do you handle all that stress and pressure effectively?

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17 February 2017

Spiritual significance of ‘Dāna’

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

On Saturday 17 December 2016, Nalandian volunteers and devotees gathered with much enthusiasm for the educational ‘Pindacāra’ programme in Seri Kembangan.  Market-goers once again had the opportunity to offer food to two venerable monks from the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple.

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16 February 2017

AGMs and Members’ Convention

As the pace picks up after the Lunar New Year holidays and heading towards the month of Vesakha (April-May), Nalandians will get busier with educational and community outreach programmes in the coming weeks.  It is time again for members to attend important meetings to discuss and plan for the year ahead.  Nalanda Buddhist Society is happy to invite members to the following meetings:

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