Pertaining to Nalanda Education & Outreach Centres programmes and activities in KL, JB and SP.

NEO Centre

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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29 July 2017

Wonderful Wesak at Nalanda J. B.

This year, Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch arranged a wholesome two-day ‘Buddha Day’ Observance programme on 9 and 10 May at NEO Centre Taman Johor Jaya.  The Branch hosted three Dhamma talks, the ‘Buddha Jayanti’ Exhibition prepared by our Dhamma School students, the traditional evening Heritage Procession, mass food offering, and monk going on alms-round in Taman Johor Jaya Dedap zone.

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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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18 July 2017

Inaugural inter-branch Conference

Nalandian officers and members from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani branches participated in the Inaugural Inter-branch Conference from 26 to 28 May at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.  The conference brought members together to share their joys, learning experiences, and challenges in operating a Nalanda branch.

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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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15 April 2017

Johor Bahru Branch 4th A.G.M.

The 4th Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Buddhist Society Johor Bahru Branch was held on Sunday 5 March, at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.  At the meeting, members were given updates of the Branch’s development in 2016, and discussed upcoming plans for this year.

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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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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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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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