Nalanda Institute

27 January 2018

Inaugural Buddhist Leadership Summit

The Buddha was one of the most influential and important leaders in history.  He created one of the most enduring and well-known spiritual movements in the world.  Unlike many other leaders throughout the centuries, He led His movement peacefully and with deep compassion.  As Buddhists, how can we learn those lessons and apply them to our organisations?

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21 December 2017

Nalanda Youth Pilgrimage 2017

40 Buddhist youths embarked on a special pilgrimage to India and Nepal from 21 November to 4 December 2017, led by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

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15 December 2017

70 pilgrims begin their ‘Dhammayatra’

Following the successful two-week ‘Dhammayatra’ (pilgrimage) for Nalandian youths which just concluded on 4 December, another group of 70 adults from Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia and the Buddhist Fellowship of Singapore began their journey of Dhamma discovery to India and Nepal early this morning.

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6 November 2017

Amazing study tour to Borobudur

In late August, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan led a study tour to Borobudur, Yogjakarta and Solo; the trip was jointly organised by Buddhist Fellowship Singapore and Nalanda Institute Malaysia.  With Bro. Tan’s informative and skilful explanations, participants were as though transported back in time to over a thousand years ago to vividly visualize Javanese and Buddhist arts and culture.

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2 November 2017

Community came together to pay tribute to the late Aunty Tan

The Buddhist community in Klang Valley came together for the past few days to pay tribute to the late Madam Chin Kim Lan or better known as Aunty Tan, and to bid her a final farewell.

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1 November 2017

Obituary – Farewell Aunty Tan

It is with deep respects that we announce the passing of a distinguished member of the Malaysian Buddhist community, Mdm. Chin Kim Lan, or better known to us as ‘Aunty Tan’, on Saturday 28 October 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.  Her funeral will be held on Wednesday 1 November, at 1.00pm.  Aunty Tan is the beloved mother of Nalanda Institute Director, Achariya Tan Siang Chye.

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7 October 2017

Briefing for pilgrims to India

This year, Nalanda Institute is organising two pilgrimage tours to India and Nepal led by founder Bro. Tan: (1) the special pilgrimage for Buddhist youths in November; and (2) the tri-national (Malaysian-Singaporean-Indonesian) pilgrimage in December.

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26 September 2017

Three proposals for Malaysian Buddhists

In a recent seminar organised by Than Hsiang Foundation and supported by Nalanda Institute together with a dozen other organisations, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan emphasised the need for followers of different Buddhist traditions to make efforts to understand each other, and to be united as one Dharma-practising community in leading the world out of obsession with materialism.

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25 September 2017

Dialogue on ‘Chinese Buddhism’

On Saturday 19 August, Nalanda Institute Malaysia coorganised a seminar themed ‘Face to Face & Heart to Heart’ featuring Venerable Wei Wu, the abbot of Than Hsiang Temple.  The seminar aimed to clear commonly-held misconceptions about ‘Chinese Buddhism’, and to allow for a discussion on contemporary issues affecting the Malaysian Buddhist community.

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13 September 2017

Buddhist Course in Mandarin

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering an 8-session course – BPS 102 Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – commencing 7 October 2017 at NEO Centre, Kuala Lumpur.  This free course is suitable for new-comers and students of Buddhism.  Enrolment is open to all aged 18 years and above, and proficient in Mandarin language.

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