Kuala Lumpur

3 November 2017

Alms-round in Taman O.U.G.

On the bright Saturday morning of 7 October, two venerable monks were invited to go on alms-round at Happy Garden and Taman O.U.G. markets.  This monthly meritorious Nalanda KL Branch programme began with volunteers gathering at NEO Centre for chanting and short meditation, followed by a briefing before heading out to O.U.G. market for Pindacāra with full spirit.

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6 October 2017

Active weekend at NEO Centre KL

Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur will have a packed schedule this weekend with interesting programmes lined-up.  On Saturday 7 October, the monthly educational Pindacāra (monks on alms-round) will be held at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am.

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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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13 September 2017

Buddhist Course in Mandarin

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering an 8-session course – BPS 102 Buddhist Studies in Mandarin – commencing 7 October 2017 at NEO Centre, Kuala Lumpur.  This free course is suitable for new-comers and students of Buddhism.  Enrolment is open to all aged 18 years and above, and proficient in Mandarin language.

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1 September 2017

29th SEA Games come to a close

The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games have come to a wonderful close on Wednesday, 30 August.  We are proud of the achievements of the host country Malaysia for organising a friendly and successful games.  We are also happy for all the officials and athletes for their efforts and performances which enthralled sports fans for 2 weeks.

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19 August 2017

Welcome to the 29th SEA Games

Malaysia welcomes all athletes, officials, and sports fans who have descended upon Kuala Lumpur for the 29th Southeast Asia Games!  The Opening Ceremony of SEA Games 2017 will be held this evening at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

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28 July 2017

Wesak joy at Nalanda K.L. Branch

On 10 May, members of Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch joyfully celebrated ‘Buddha Day’ with the local community at Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre, Happy Garden.  Wesak full-moon day marked the auspicious occasions of Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment, and Passing Away (Parinibbāna) twenty-six centuries ago.  It is the most sacred occasion for Buddhists to recollect His noble teachings that lead to liberation from suffering.

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23 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Social Action & Responsibility

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR SOCIAL ACTION & RESPONSIBILITY’ to Dr. Phang Cheng Kar – a consultant psychiatrist and mindfulness-based therapist who created MINDFULGym, the first structured and scientifically-supported mindfulness-based programme for stress reduction and wellness in Malaysia.

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13 June 2017

Last session on Dhammapada course

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving the concluding teaching on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara this Friday, 16 June, at 8.00pm.  This session marks the end of his series of six teachings there which began in March.

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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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