Building Expansion Project

17 November 2017

Blessing ceremony at construction site

On Sunday 29 October, Nalandians requested blessings from venerable Sangha members to begin piling work at the site of ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ in Sri Serdang.  The slight afternoon drizzle did not hamper the blessing ceremony on site; instead it cooled the air and added to the solemnity of the occasion.

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11 November 2017

K. Sri Dhammananda Centre progress

‘Nalanda House’ was formally handed over to the appointed contractors on 9 September.  Demolition of the building began on 19 September and took 3 weeks to complete.  The old foundation was also dug up in order for piling work to commence.

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28 September 2017

Flags lowered for the last time

On Saturday 9 September, Nalandians gathered for the last time at Nalanda House to conduct a blessing ceremony before it was handed over to the contractors for demolition and reconstruction.  The ceremony began at 4.30pm with flag-raising to the chant of ‘Jayamangala Gatha’.

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12 September 2017

Packing up Nalanda House for construction work

After 12 years of service as the base for our Dhamma School (since January 2005), Nalanda House will soon be demolished and rebuilt as the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ to cater for bigger student enrolment and continued expansion of activities.

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14 June 2017

Kitchen extension provides vital link

On 30 April, Nalanda members from all branches gathered at our ‘spiritual home’ in Nalanda Centre for the three-day 5th National Members’ Convention.  It was the opportune time to officially open the newly-completed kitchen extension, which added valuable working space to our growing community.

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31 July 2016

Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2016

Nalanda Family Fun Fair aims to raise funds for a new Dhamma learning facility – the K. Sri Dhammananda Centre in Sri Serdang.  Once completed, it will provide opportunities for more children and teenagers to attend Dhamma School.  We humbly invite you to be part of this important community project, and make a significant contribution to the development of holistic education.

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29 July 2016

Come to Nalanda “Family Fun Fair”

This weekend, Nalanda will be hosting the biggest public event in Sri Serdang, and our only fund-raising event of the year – the much-loved ‘Family Fun Fair’! This event aims to raise funds for the construction of “K. Sri Dhammananda Centre” – a new educational facility to accommodate more students at Nalanda Dhamma School. Funds are also needed to finance free programmes run by Nalanda Institute, Dhamma School, Youth Centre, and Free School throughout the year.

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21 July 2016

Nalanda to build ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’

Nalanda Buddhist Society will rebuild ‘Nalanda House’ in Sri Serdang and rename it the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ to honour the centenary of our late Spiritual Adviser, the Most Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero (1918 - 2006). The proposed Centre will cater for the use of Nalanda Dhamma School, which has seen remarkable growth over the years. The new 2½-storey facility will be able to accommodate 100 more students comfortably.

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20 July 2016

Lively prelude to Family Fun Fair

Over the past two weekends, a Family Fun Fair ‘Pre-sales’ campaign was being held at Nalanda House (opposite Nalanda Centre) in Sri Serdang, offering food, beverages, household items and children’s wear for sale.  Among the most popular items on pre-sale were Chinese herbal products, tea sets, and delicious almond cookies sponsored by a well-known local confectioner.

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2 July 2016

Family Fun Fair is back!

Sunday, 31 July | 9 am – 4 pm | Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang

The much-anticipated ‘NALANDA FAMILY FUN FAIR’ is back this year on 31 July!  This year’s ‘Family Fun Fair’ will feature over 160 stalls offering a wide range of food, beverages, household items, handicrafts, and merchandise.  There will also be cultural shows and performances by youths and students.  In short, it is going to be a wonderful outing for families and friends while supporting a noble cause!

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