Dhamma Teaching

18 February 2018

Dhamma teaching by Ajahn Jayasaro

Friday 10 November marked another auspicious evening for Nalanda devotees as world-renowned Dhamma teacher, Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro, graced Nalanda Centre to share his words of wisdom.  Faith and enthusiasm to learn Dhamma was clearly evident in many devotees as the Teaching Hall was packed to the brim despite the heavy evening downpour.

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2 December 2017

Nalanda to host Ven. Thubten Chodron

Nalanda Centre will be hosting renowned and inspiring Dhamma teacher, Ven. Thubten Chodron, on her upcoming visit to Malaysia.  Ven. Thubten Chodron is the Founder and Abbess of Sravasti Abbey – a Tibetan Buddhist monastery for monks and nuns in America.

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22 November 2017

Teachings by Ven. Thubten Chodron

Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana — what do these words really mean?  Are they completely different expressions of the Buddha’s teachings?  In this series of 3 evening talks in December, Ven. Thubten Chodron encourages us to look beyond the superficial differences between Buddhist traditions, and explore how all forms of Buddhism, amidst their rich diversity, share a common heritage and even goals.

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9 November 2017

Dhamma teaching by Ajahn Jayasaro

Excellent news for the Buddhist community in Malaysia!  We are pleased to inform you that Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro will give a Dhamma talk at Nalanda Centre this Friday evening, starting 8.00pm.

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28 October 2017

Day of remembrance and gratitude

Thursday 31 August marked the 11th anniversary of the passing of Nalanda’s late spiritual adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda, as well as being Malaysia’s 60th National Day.  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan delivered a Dhamma talk on gratitude to commemorate these two occasions.

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17 September 2017

What determines the quality of life

On Saturday 29 July, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan visited NEO Centre Sungai Petani.  Nalandians and devotees took the opportunity to invite him for a Dhamma teaching about the importance of developing the quality of our minds.

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5 September 2017

A truly illuminating youth camp

Nalanda Youth Centre’s “Dhamma Living Camp for Young Adults 2017”, with the theme “Ignite the Light Within”, concluded joyfully yesterday afternoon.  200 participants from all over Malaysia and even Singapore spent four days learning and experiencing the Dhamma together under the skilful guidance of Bro. Tan and a team of caring facilitators.

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4 September 2017

Celebrating the Buddha’s ‘Turning of Dhamma Wheel’

‘Dhammacakka Day’ is an annual observance day at Nalanda where we commemorate the preaching of the first discourse by the Buddha after His Enlightenment – the ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’.  Falling on 9 July, it also marked the conclusion of the annual 6-week Gimhāna Retreat observed by Nalandians.  We were fortunate to have Bro. Tan deliver the concluding teachings of this year’s Gimhāna Retreat followed by a study of the ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’.

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2 September 2017

Pindacāra in Seri Kembangan

On Saturday 15 July, Nalandians gathered with much enthusiasm for the monthly ‘Pindacāra’ programme at Jalan Besar morning market in Seri Kembangan.  The educational programme aims to inform the public on proper ways to support the Buddhist monastic order.  Market-goers once again had the opportunity to offer food to venerable monks from the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul.

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14 August 2017

Meditation retreat with Ven. Gavesi

From 25 to 29 June, 30 participants gathered at Nalanda Centre for a non-residential Meditation Retreat for beginner and intermediate meditators, guided by Venerable Gavesi.

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