Kuala Lumpur

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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27 April 2017

‘Dhammapada’ teaching on 28 April

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara this Friday, 28 April.  We invite everyone to come and learn this illuminating and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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31 March 2017

Kuala Lumpur Branch ‘Pindacāra’

4 March was another joyful weekend for devotees in Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden as the first Saturday of every month is the educational ‘Pindacāra’ programme organised by Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch at those markets.

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30 March 2017

Dhammapada teaching on 31 March

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the Dhammapada at the Buddhist Maha Vihara on Friday, 31 March.  We invite everyone to come and learn this esteemed and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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28 March 2017

Gratitude and appreciation

Nalanda Centre recently hosted the Most Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his Dhammaduta tour of Malaysia from 19 to 25 March.  During his stay, Ven. Seelananda gave teachings at Nalanda Centre, NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur, the Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) Centre, and Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS).

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25 March 2017

Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch A.G.M.

Saturday 18 February marked the 4th Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Buddhist Society Kuala Lumpur Branch.  During the meeting held at NEO Centre Happy Garden, members were given updates on the Branch’s development in 2016 as well as upcoming plans for this year.  The meeting was also attended by Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn, Honorary Secretary Bro. Pee, and EXCO Member Bro. Lee Teck Beng.

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24 March 2017

A day of deep gratitude

On Sunday 12 February, parents and children gathered for a heart-warming, tea-offering ceremony at NEO Centre, Happy Garden.  The programme was organised by Nalanda Dhamma School in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, to provide an opportunity for Dhamma School students to express gratitude and appreciation to their parents.

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16 March 2017

Lecture in honour of late teacher

This weekend marks the 99th birth anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society’s late Spiritual Adviser, Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda.  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be delivering a lecture on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara on Friday, 17 March in his honour. Furthermore, the lecture will be preceded by a pūja and dedication of merits at 7.30pm.

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