Kedah

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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27 February 2017

New Year ‘open house’ in Kedah

On Saturday 4 February, Nalanda members and devotees from the neighbourhood gathered at NEO Centre Sungai Petani for our annual Lunar New Year “open house”.  It was a happy occasion to meet good friends and make new ones.

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4 February 2017

Tzu Chi members visit NEO Centre

On Saturday 14 January, a group of 10 members from Buddhist Tzu Chi Merits Society Malaysia paid an official visit to NEO Centre Sungai Petani. They were warmly welcomed by Nalanda branch leaders and members.  The visit was an initiative by Tzu Chi Merits Society to forge closer friendship with other Buddhist Societies locally.

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22 January 2017

‘Open house’ in Sungai Petani

Over the weekend on 21 January, Nalandians in Kedah were busy cleaning and decorating NEO Centre Sungai Petani in preparation to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year.  Members and devotees worked harmoniously in making the place spick and span and truly welcoming!

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19 December 2016

Dhamma sharing in Sungai Petani

On Saturday 19 November, the Director of Pustaka Nalanda Bro. Ananda Fong gave a talk at NEO Centre Sungai Petani on the relevance of Buddhism in the 21st century.  He shared many recent scientific researches that support what the Buddha taught 2600 years ago, and proved the teachings relevant at present times.

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14 December 2016

Free youth camp this Christmas

Thinking of how to spend your Christmas break?  Nalanda Kedah Branch is organising a FREE camp for young adults aged 18 to 29 years old; which will be conducted in Mandarin.  The 3-day camp is from 23 to 25 December, and will be held at NEO Centre Bandar Mutiara in Sungai Petani.

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13 December 2016

Visiting Nalandians in Kedah

Bro. Tan made a whirlwind tour to Kedah earlier this month to bid Nalandians there a grateful close to a marvellous 2016, and a joyful welcoming of 2017.  He first stopped-over in Alor Setar to meet with members before proceeding to NEO Centre Sungai Petani for an evening gathering.

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9 September 2016

Nalandians heading to Johor Bahru

Nalandians from Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Petani Branches are looking forward to joining the ‘Family Fun Fair’ at NEO Centre Johor Bahru this Sunday.  A convoy of one bus, several MPVs and cars will depart from Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang after morning chanting tomorrow (i.e. Saturday).  At 8.00pm, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will join Nalandians in Johor Bahru for the evening service and deliver a talk.

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