Notice on the death of notable Buddhists – Sangha members, teachers, leaders, scholars. Important notice: ALL NEWS OF DEATH MUST BE VERIFIED PRIOR TO POSTING.

Obituary

11 January 2017

Condolences to the people of Sarawak

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Tan Sri Adenan Satem and to the people of Sarawak, on the sudden passing of their Chief Minister.  Tan Sri Adenan died of heart attack in Kuching this afternoon; he was 73.  May he rest in Peace.

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21 November 2016

Chao Khun Eak passed away today

We are saddened to announce that the Chief monk of Kelantan Thai Sangha and Abbot of Wat Phikulthong Vararam in Kampung Terbok, Tumpat – the most Venerable Chao Khun Eak – passed away peacefully at 5.15am this morning.  He was 85.

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14 October 2016

Tribute to King Bhumibol of Thailand

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia offers our deepest condolence to the royal family and people of Thailand over the demise of His Majesty Rama IX, the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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7 September 2016

Passing of Ven. Nauyane Ariyadhamma

This morning, we are saddened to note the passing away of Most Venerable Nauyane Ariyadhamma Nāyaka Thero, well-known meditation teacher and Spiritual Director of the Sri Kalyāni Yogashārama in Sri Lanka.

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20 July 2016

Passing of Ven. Polpitiya Kassapa

We are saddened to announce the passing away of Venerable Polpitiya Kassapa Nāyaka Thero, meditation teacher and founder of Rockhill Hermitage, Sri Lanka, on Monday, 18 July 2016.  He was a disciple of the Most Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Māha Nāyaka Thera, one of the most renowned Theravada monks of the 20th century.

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16 April 2016

Passing of Sayadaw U Panditā

Namo Dhammaya!  It is with regret and deep respect that we announce the passing of (Venerable) Sayādaw U Panditā earlier today in Bangkok.  Sayadawgyi was one of the most renowned and respected teachers of Vipassana meditation in the tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw.  His passing is a reminder to all of us to value our living days and practise the Dhamma diligently with a sense of urgency (“Samvega”).

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21 November 2015

The passing of Ven. Dr. Dhammadinna

Life is impermanent indeed.  Venerable Dr. Dhammadinna Thero, a resident bhikkhu at the Buddhist Māha Vihāra Kuala Lumpur and a disciple of the late Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda, passed away on Friday, 20 November in Malacca.  20 Nalandians led by President Sis. Evelyn attended the wake service to pay respects to the late venerable.

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23 March 2015

Passing of a Statesman and Legend

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia records our deepest condolences to the Government and People of Singapore, as well as to the first family on the passing of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, the First Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore.

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28 May 2014

Condolences to the people of Perak

Nalanda Malaysia offers our deepest condolences to the people of Perak on the passing away of Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah this afternoon (1.30pm on 28 May 2014).  The late Sultan of Perak would be laid to rest at the Royal Mausoleum in Kuala Kangsar on Thursday.

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17 April 2014

“Today, we lost a Malaysian”

In the early hours of 17 April 2014, Yang Berhormat Tuan Karpal Singh – prominent lawyer, politician, and Member of Parliament for Bukit Gelugor – died in a car accident on the North-South Highway en route to Penang.

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