Kedah

12 October 2017

National Conference on Buddhist Civilization

Leading Buddhist federations in Malaysia came together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of our nation’s independence in a meaningful way – by organising the “National Conference on Buddhist Civilization” from 15 to 17 September 2017, in Sungai Petani.  The unique gathering of 130 Buddhist leaders from all traditions aimed at spotlighting the long history of Buddhist presence in this country, especially in northern Peninsular Malaysia.

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8 October 2017

Dhamma Camp for teenagers in Kedah

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch and Nalanda Dhamma School are jointly organising a dynamic learning camp for teenagers from 8 to 11 December 2017, themed “Right Friendship”.

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3 October 2017

Malaysians deserve accurate history

Dr. Ranjit Singh Malhi;  Source: ‘The Star’, in his Letter to the Editor.

HISTORY is a factual account of significant events in the past that have shaped present-day society and the nation. It enables us to understand how today’s society and nations evolved.

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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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11 September 2017

Tribute to Tuanku Abdul Halim

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia offers our deepest condolence to the royal family and people of Kedah over the demise of Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, the beloved Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman.  His Royal Highness passed away at 2.30pm today, aged 89.

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27 August 2017

SBDC officers visit Nalanda

On Thursday 6 July, the President of Selangor Buddhist Development Council (SBDC) Bro. Loka Ng, accompanied by Bro. Cedric Tan, paid a visit to Sri Serdang to discuss preparations for the upcoming National Conference on Buddhist Civilisation with Bro Tan.

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30 July 2017

Buddha Day at Nalanda S. P. Branch

For two days on 9 and 10 May, devotees observed a joyful ‘Buddha Day’ at NEO Centre Sungai Petani with wholesome educational activities. Many people from the neighbourhood dropped in at the Centre on this auspicious occasion to offer flowers, listen to Dhamma talks, and meditate on impermanence.

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15 May 2017

The highest gift to parents

Saturday 18 March was Nalanda “Patron’s Day” and the 99th birth anniversary of our late spiritual adviser – Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda.  In conjunction with the occasion, Sis. Sandy Lim gave a Mandarin Dhamma talk on what constitutes ‘the highest gift’ at Nalanda Sungai Petani 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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9 April 2017

A.G.M. at Sungai Petani Branch

Nalanda Buddhist Society Sungai Petani Branch held its 4th Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.) on Saturday 4 March, at NEO Centre Sungai Petani.  Branch members gathered to review the programmes held over the past 12 months, and to hear about the Society’s development plans for the coming year.

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