Nalanda Institute

8 April 2018

Joy of serving and growing together

For three days from 30 March to 1 April, representatives of Theravāda Buddhist organisations in Malaysia gathered in Puchong for the first-ever Leaders’ Summit to discuss ways to improve leadership quality for the community.  The inaugural Summit was jointly organised by Nalanda Institute and the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia.  It targeted society Presidents, Deputy Presidents, Honorary Secretaries, and Youth Leaders as participants.  All in, twenty organisations sent 76 delegates to the convention.

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3 April 2018

Big ‘Thank you’ from Summit team

Just a day after the end of the Inaugural Summit of Buddhist Leaders, the Organising Team comprising officers of Nalanda Institute Malaysia and Theravada Buddhist Council met on Monday, 2 April to evaluate the outcome and effectiveness of the programme.

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25 February 2018

Youth Leaders’ Training Programme

From 27 February to 7 March 2018, Nalanda Buddhist Society will host the inaugural “Indian Buddhist Youth Leaders’ Training Programme” in Sri Serdang and Kuala Lumpur.  Nalanda is undertaking this important project in partnership with several Buddhist organizations in India as part of our long-term vision to propagate Buddha-Dhamma in its land of origin, and to revitalize the proper learning and practice of Buddhism there.

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22 February 2018

Intermediate-level Buddhist Course

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering an 8-session course – BPS 202 Intermediate Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – commencing on 10 March 2018 at NEO Centre Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur.  The course is suited for those who have attended Nalanda Institute’s Basic Buddhist Studies Course in Mandarin (BPS102 or BPS101) or equivalent.

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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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