Nalanda TV

26 September 2017

Three proposals for Malaysian Buddhists

In a recent seminar organised by Than Hsiang Foundation and supported by Nalanda Institute together with a dozen other organisations, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan emphasised the need for followers of different Buddhist traditions to make efforts to understand each other, and to be united as one Dharma-practising community in leading the world out of obsession with materialism.

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29 August 2017

Joy lingers – 10 days on

On Sunday 27 August, Nalanda hosted a joyous celebration to thank all volunteers who worked hard for last week’s ‘Family Fun Fair’. Although the event was held 10 days ago, the gladness and delight is still strongly felt by everyone.

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11 July 2017

Terrific video on WACANA 2017

Just a week ago on 1 July, Nalanda Institute and the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia jointly organised the successful and truly inspiring WACANA 2017. More than 600 people participated in this largest Buddhist Conference in Malaysia this year, which was themed “The Buddha-Word: Discovering the Essential”.

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30 April 2017

Fantastic video on e-Run 2017

Two Sundays ago, 2,000 participants and volunteers took part in Nalanda’s e-Run 2017 – “Run for Community Education”. The memories of that successful event still linger, and we are grateful for the wonderful support received from the public.

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28 February 2017

Dhammaduta tour of India

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was recently honoured with an invitation to go on a ‘Dhammaduta’ (Dhamma-teaching) tour of India from 3 to 13 February 2017. He was the guest-of-honour and keynote speaker at the ‘Mahakarunā Diwas’ held in Delhi, Bombay and Nagpur, which were a series of lectures on Buddhist teachings organised by the Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre of Ladakh under the guidance of Bhikkhu Sanghasena Mahathera.

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28 December 2016

Thank you for a marvellous year!

2016 had been another great year for Nalanda. With the full-functioning of facilities in Sri Serdang, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Petani, we were able to host many more people who came to learn and practise Dhamma.

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20 October 2016

Nalanda pays tribute to King Bhumibol

It has been a week since the passing of the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and the people of Thailand are slowly coming to terms with this great loss and collective grief. The void in their hearts created by the king’s demise cannot be quickly or easily filled. Time alone can heal.

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30 August 2016

The enduring legacy of the late Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda

Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda’s passing (on 31 August 2006). Although he had physically left us a decade ago, Ven. Dhammananda had nonetheless left behind an enduring legacy of Buddhist educational and missionary spirit among his followers in Malaysia.

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19 July 2016

Nālandā declared “World Heritage Site”

On 15 July 2016, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) listed the renowned ancient Buddhist university – Nalanda Mahavihara in India – as a “World Heritage Site”.

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29 September 2015

Remembering our teacher – Ven. K. Anuruddha

Today marks the second anniversary of Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha’s passing.  The late Venerable Anuruddha was Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan’s Dhamma and Pāli Language teacher.  Although a foremost and distinguished scholar in Pāli language and literature, and having been the first Vice-Chancellor of the Buddhist & Pāli University of Sri Lanka, the late Professor Anuruddha lived most of his life in seclusion.  His funeral was a very simple affair in accordance to his last wish, much in character with this humble bhikkhu.

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