New Year

16 February 2018

Happy Lunar New Year

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia wishes people around the world who celebrate the Lunar New Year a meaningful and joyous celebration!  We also take this opportunity to thank all our benefactors, donors, and volunteers from near and far for your continuous support over the years.  Your help has enabled the growth of holistic Buddhist education in Malaysia and beyond.  May you and your loved ones be blessed with good health, peace, and happiness always!  Happy New Year!

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15 February 2018

New Year message from Nalanda

The eve of Lunar New Year and the first day of the year tomorrow are two very important occasions for Chinese people.  After weeks, months, or even a whole year of hard work, everyone reunites to celebrate the ties that bind us as a family.

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13 February 2018

New Year “Open House” in Kedah

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch invites everyone to our “Open House” on Monday, 19 February – the 4th day of Chinese New Year – at NEO Centre in Bandar Mutiara. Join our programme from 9.30am to 12.30pm which includes New Year blessings, lunch for devotees, and most importantly, a special Dhamma talk by Nalanda founder Bro Tan.

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12 February 2018

Taking leave from teachers

After yesterday’s (Sunday) Morning Service, Nalandians gathered in groups to take leave from teachers for the upcoming Lunar New Year break.  “Taking leave” from teachers and elders is an enduring Nalandian tradition when one has to go to somewhere far, or going away for a significant period.

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10 February 2018

Nalanda Centre closed for holiday

Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang will be closed from 13 to 20 February in conjunction with Lunar New Year celebrations.  The Centre will reopen as usual on Wednesday, 21 February at 10.00am.  We wish everyone a happy and blessed New Year!  May you have a joyful and meaningful time bonding with your family, relatives and friends.  新年快乐,万事如意!

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1 January 2018

Happy New Year!

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia would like to thank all our benefactors, supporters and volunteers for a fantastic 2017 with lots of happy moments and proud achievements.  We wish you and your loved ones a great year ahead with the blessings of health, happiness and peace.  Happy New Year 2018!

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29 December 2017

New Year’s Eve blessing ceremony

As the year comes to a close, let us take the opportunity to reflect, express gratitude, and radiate loving-kindness to the whole world.  We invite you to come with your family and friends to ‘calm down’ to the New Year at Nalanda Centre on Sunday, 31 December.  We shall be having the traditional meditation, chanting and blessings from 11pm to 12am on New Year’s Eve to usher in 2018.  All are welcome.

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13 April 2017

Happy New Year

This week marks the new year celebrations for many ethnic groups in South and Southeast Asia – among them the Thais, Myanmar, Sinhalese, Cambodians, Laotians, Tamils, Bengalis, and Sikhs.  Nalanda members would like to wish all our friends a delightful celebration of their festivities with family and friends.  May the year bring blessings, vigour, and wisdom to everyone.  Sukhihontu!

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13 April 2017

Have a joyful Thingyan celebration

We wish the Myanmarese people around the world a joyful celebration of Thingyan, the Myanmar New Year.  May the year ahead be blessed with good health, peace and happiness!

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12 April 2017

Happy Songkran สุขสันต์วันสงกรานต์

Nalanda wishes Venerable Ajahns and our Thai friends a joyous Songkran Festival in the Year of the Rooster.  May the coming year bring much peace, happiness, and well-being to all Thai people around the world!

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