Dhamma Talk

17 April 2017

Talk by Ajahn Buddharakkhita

On Wednesday 8 March, Nalanda Centre was honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Buddharakkhita from Ireland.  As the day also marked the third anniversary of MH370 incident, Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Ajahn for a Dhamma talk after the weekly meditation session.

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16 April 2017

Venerable Sanghasena to visit Nalanda

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host renowned social-reformer and inspiring teacher – Venerable Sanghasena Mahathera – on his upcoming journey to Malaysia.  Ven. Sanghasena, who is the Founder and President of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre in Ladakh, will arrive at Nalanda from India for a 2-day visit starting this Tuesday, 18 April.

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14 April 2017

The wealth of contentment

On Sunday 5 March, Achariya Tan Siang Chye gave a Dhamma talk on the happiness and wealth we can gain from contentment.  In an age of uber-materialism, many societies suffer from perpetual discontent due to endless cravings that bring about unwholesome states to our mind.  In a futile search for happiness through mundane pleasures of the senses, we find that whatever ‘happiness’ we gain is transient and fleeting. Is there hope for any lasting, stable happiness?

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3 April 2017

Worldly and spiritual prosperity

Report by Megan.

On Sunday 5 February, Datuk Charlie Chia spoke about the importance of both worldly and spiritual wealth for lay people. He said that having the right measure in both kinds of wealth is important along one’s journey of cultivation.

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27 March 2017

Dhamma talk in Kelzar, Maharashtra

On Sunday 12 February, Bro. Tan received a very warm welcome when he visited Dhammabhumi monastery located in Kelzar, 52km south of Nagpur.  The village of Kelzar has a population of 1500 people, with a significant proportion of Buddhists.

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21 March 2017

Dhamma talks by Ven. T. Seelananda

The Klang Valley Buddhist community warmly welcome Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera to Malaysia on his Dhammaduta tour from 21 – 24 March 2017.

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17 March 2017

Dhamma talk by Ven. Seelananda

This Sunday, we invite you to participate in our Sunday Morning Service at Nalanda Centre with meditation, offerings, and Pāli chanting, followed by another Dhamma talk by Ven. T. Seelananda Mahathera.

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16 March 2017

Lecture in honour of late teacher

This weekend marks the 99th birth anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society’s late Spiritual Adviser, Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda.  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be delivering a lecture on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara on Friday, 17 March in his honour. Furthermore, the lecture will be preceded by a pūja and dedication of merits at 7.30pm.

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14 March 2017

Illuminating talk on the ‘Dhammapada’

On Friday 3 March, Bro. Tan began a series of Dhamma teachings based on the Pāli-Language ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara Kuala Lumpur to a warm welcome and enthusiastic reception.  The P. H. Hendry Memorial Hall was filled to the brim by more than 200 devotees and students who attended the elucidating lecture.

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10 March 2017

Welcome to Malaysia, bhante

Nalanda Centre warmly welcomes Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his Dhammaduta tour of Malaysia from 11 – 25 March 2017.  Ven. Seelananda is the Deputy Abbot of Bhāvanā Society in West Virginia, USA.  He regularly conducts meditation retreats and Dhamma studies throughout North America and Europe.

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