Johor Bahru

27 October 2017

Dhamma talks in Singapore and J.B.

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be traveling to Singapore and Johor Bahru to deliver a few talks this weekend.  We invite everyone to attend the talks and meet with such learned teacher.  His schedule of talks are as follows.

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16 October 2017

Teenagers’ Dhamma camp in Johor

Learning Dhamma is essential for healthy and holistic development of mind and character.  During the year-end holidays, Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch Dhamma School will be organising its annual teenagers’ camp from 15 to 18 December, with the interesting theme “Dhamma through drama”.

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18 September 2017

Thank you for the great support

Nalanda’s ‘Family Fun Fair’ at NEO Centre Johor Bahru was joyfully and successfully held on Saturday 16 September with thousands of people having a great day with family and friends, while supporting holistic education for the community.

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7 September 2017

“Family Fun Fair” in Johor Bahru

Since its establishment in 2013, Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch has been actively and selflessly providing invaluable services to the local community with free academic tuition, Dhamma classes, and meditation courses.  All these services are critical for increasingly stressed-out families and individuals, for them to achieve balance and well-being in life.

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3 September 2017

Meditation course in Johor Bahru

With growing interest in meditation and spiritual cultivation, Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Johor Bahru started a 3-month meditation course in April.  Sessions were held every Wednesday evening, serving as a platform for communal learning and practice.

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29 July 2017

Wonderful Wesak at Nalanda J. B.

This year, Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch arranged a wholesome two-day ‘Buddha Day’ Observance programme on 9 and 10 May at NEO Centre Taman Johor Jaya.  The Branch hosted three Dhamma talks, the ‘Buddha Jayanti’ Exhibition prepared by our Dhamma School students, the traditional evening Heritage Procession, mass food offering, and monk going on alms-round in Taman Johor Jaya Dedap zone.

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21 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Dhammaduta

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR DHAMMADUTA’ to Dr. Punna Wong Yin Onn.  Dr. Wong started serving the Buddha-Sāsana actively in the year 2000.  Since 2004, he has been leading weekly Dhamma-sharing sessions at Mettā Lodge Buddhist Society in Johor Bahru.  In 2016, he published a book titled “Walking in the Buddha’s Footprint, 100 Reflective Essays”, a collection of Dhamma lessons and experience he encountered in the past two decades.

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18 July 2017

Inaugural inter-branch Conference

Nalandian officers and members from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani branches participated in the Inaugural Inter-branch Conference from 26 to 28 May at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.  The conference brought members together to share their joys, learning experiences, and challenges in operating a Nalanda branch.

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9 May 2017

Wesak Observance at NEO Centres

Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ commemorates the Blessed One’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago.  This Wednesday’s full-moon marks the 2,561st anniversary of His passing; hence the Buddhist Era (B.E.) 2561.  Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centres in Johor Bahru, Sungai Petani, and Kuala Lumpur will observe ‘Buddha Day’ on 9 May (Wesak Eve) and 10 May (Wesak ‘Buddha Day’) with a series of programmes listed here.

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15 April 2017

Johor Bahru Branch 4th A.G.M.

The 4th Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Buddhist Society Johor Bahru Branch was held on Sunday 5 March, at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.  At the meeting, members were given updates of the Branch’s development in 2016, and discussed upcoming plans for this year.

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