Nalanda Institute

26 June 2017

All prepared for WACANA 2017

As the clock ticks down to WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference, Nalanda Institute officers have been working round the clock to ensure a successful event.  Teams in charge of the programme, forums, exhibition, logistics and others are busy making final preparations to accommodate more than 600 participants at this important gathering on Saturday, 1 July.

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18 June 2017

Visit to WACANA 2017 venue

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan recently visited the Saujana Hotel and Resort, venue for the upcoming WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference, to have a look at the facilities there.  He was joined by several members of the Organising Team, including Bro. K. C. Tan, Deputy President of the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia.

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11 June 2017

Thank you for registering

Nalanda Institute Malaysia and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are grateful to everyone who registered for WACANA 2017.  Congratulations to you for choosing to participate in this important Buddhist Conference.  Due to good response, both the on-line and postal registration facilities are officially closed on Sunday, 11 June 2017, at 7.00pm.  The number of registered participants as of now has exceeded the target 500 people.

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10 June 2017

WACANA registration to close earlier

In this short video-clip, veteran Dhammaduta and local favourite Datuk Charlie Chia invites Buddhist community leaders, teachers, and devotees to participate in WACANA 2017, which will be held on Saturday 1 July, in Subang, Selangor.

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5 June 2017

Conference to focus on ‘essential Buddhism’

Nalanda Institute and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are organising WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference on Saturday 1 July, in Subang, Selangor. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Buddha Word – Discovering the Essential”. We wish to address the challenge many people face today in learning about Buddhism – what exactly did the Buddha teach? What teachings, doctrines, and practices constitute the ‘Buddha Word’?

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31 May 2017

Come together for WACANA 2017

Nalanda Institute and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are organising WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference on Saturday 1 July, in Subang, Selangor. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Buddha Word – Discovering the Essential”.

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19 May 2017

Register today for WACANA 2017

Nalanda Institute and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are organising WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference on Saturday, 1 July, in Subang Jaya, Selangor. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Buddha Word – Discovering the Essential”.

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29 April 2017

Getting to know the Buddha

In conjunction with WesakBuddha Day’ celebrations this year, Nalanda Institute is organising a forum in Mandarin themed “Getting to know the Buddha” <遇见佛陀 >.  The forum will feature prominent speakers Venerable Changzao, the Superintendent of Dharma Drum Mountain Malaysia, and Bro. Wong Choon Tatt, leader of the Bodhi Musical Group of Kuala Lumpur; the session will be moderated by Bro. Aggaphala Yap.

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17 April 2017

‘Dhammayatra’ for youth leaders

For the first time ever, Nalanda Institute is organising a special ‘Dhammayatra’ for Buddhist youths this year!  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be leading the journey through India and Nepal from 20 November to 4 December 2017.

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7 April 2017

Organising team visit venue of WACANA Conference

In early February, the organising team for WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference conducted a site visit of the proposed venue at The Saujana Hotel near Subang Airport.  The team was there to inspect the ballroom, functions rooms and other facilities available at the resort, and to plan for the conference logistics.

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