About Nalanda facilities – expansion, development, addition, etc.

Facilities

24 February 2018

Dhamma School construction progressing smoothly

Nalanda is building the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ for holistic community education, especially to cater for the expansion of Nalanda Dhamma School.  Construction is progressing well, and work is estimated to be 55% completed as of today.

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14 January 2018

Help build our Dhamma School

Nalanda Dhamma School was established in 2005 to provide holistic Buddhist education to teenagers aged 13 to 18.  Over the past 13 years, the School has produced many outstanding young Buddhist leaders and activists who are contributing energetically to the Buddha-Sasana today.

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8 January 2018

‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ Project

The proposed ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ located in Sri Serdang, Selangor is a facility dedicated to holistic community education, especially to cater for the expansion of Nalanda Dhamma School.

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10 December 2017

Construction of ‘KSDC’ on schedule

Construction of the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ (KSDC), which started in September 2017, is progressing well on schedule.  The contractors have finished piling works, ground beams, and casting the ground-floor slab.  We are blessed with the best weather in Sri Serdang, which helps greatly with structural work.

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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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20 January 2016

Calling volunteer architects and designers

Nalanda Buddhist Society is intending to construct a purpose-built Buddhist education centre located in Sri Serdang for teenagers and children, to be operational by August 2017.  The proposed facility will have a capacity for 100 students, and will be operated by Nalanda Dhamma School.

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