Dhamma Talk

16 April 2018

Ajahn Chandako to visit Nalanda

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Chandako from New Zealand on Tuesday, 17 April for a Dhamma talk, starting at 8.00pm.  This will be his second visit to Sri Serdang in as many years.

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21 February 2018

Joyful ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda K.L.

On Sunday 12 November, Nalandians at the Kuala Lumpur Branch in Happy Garden celebrated ‘Sangha Day’ with much joy.  Devotees observed the occasion with meritorious acts of meditation, pūja and chanting, followed by a Dhamma talk by Sis. Sunanda, who shared about the importance of revering and supporting the Buddhist monastic order.

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25 January 2018

Nalanda to host Ven. Seelananda

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his upcoming visit to Malaysia from 27 to 31 January.  Born in Sri Lanka, Ven. T. Seelananda is currently the deputy abbot of Bhāvanā Society in West Virginia, USA.  He is also the co-founder of Samatha-Vipassana Meditation Centre in Edmonton, Canada.

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20 December 2017

Nalanda to host Ajahn Kalyāno

On 24 and 25 December 2017, Nalanda Centre will be hosting Ven. Ajahn Kalyāno, the abbot of Lokuttara Buddhist Monastery in Skiptvet, Norway, a branch monastery in the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chah.  Join us for a Dhamma talk by Ajahn Kalyāno on Sunday 24 December, at 8.00pm.

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23 November 2017

Gratitude flows on ‘Sangha Day’

On Sunday 19 November, Nalanda Buddhist Society celebrated our annual ‘Sangha Day’ to honour the significance and contributions of the monastic community towards the preservation and propagation of Buddha-Dhamma.

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20 November 2017

Daily mindfulness is essential practice

Report by Megan & Swee Har.

On Sunday 9 September, Sis. Santī Cheang gave a Dhamma sharing on mindfulness in daily activities.  All of us are composed of body and mind; but many people only focus on physical needs and nourishment, but not the cultivation of mind.

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15 November 2017

With unity, we stand strong

Report by Megan Lim.

On Sunday 2 September, Achariya Tan Siang Chye gave a Dhamma sharing on how to achieve unity and harmony within the community. The ‘Sangha’ as one of the ‘Three Jewels’ is the four-fold community envisioned by the Buddha – consisting of the Bhikkhu Sangha (monks), Bhikkhuni Sangha (nuns), Upasakā (laymen) and Upasikā (laywomen). A practitioner of virtue and concentration seeking to develop wisdom can be a member of this spiritual community.

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14 November 2017

Welcome to ‘Sangha Day’

We invite you to join us in observing the annual ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda Centre on Sunday, 19 November.  This is an important occasion for Buddhists to honour the virtues and contributions of the monastic community.  Devotees express gratitude to monks and nuns who strive diligently in practising the Dhamma, and teaching it for the benefit of mankind.

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3 November 2017

Alms-round in Taman O.U.G.

On the bright Saturday morning of 7 October, two venerable monks were invited to go on alms-round at Happy Garden and Taman O.U.G. markets.  This monthly meritorious Nalanda KL Branch programme began with volunteers gathering at NEO Centre for chanting and short meditation, followed by a briefing before heading out to O.U.G. market for Pindacāra with full spirit.

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29 October 2017

Visit by Firefly Mission Singapore

On Saturday 21 October, 80 members of Firefly Mission from Singapore led by their President Dr. Ng Yee Kong visited Nalanda Centre as part of their ‘Kathina’ season merit-making tour of Malaysia.  It was Firefly’s sixth consecutive year visiting Nalanda, and one of the events Nalandians look forward to annually.

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