15 March 2018

New van launched with gratitude

On Sunday 25 February, Nalanda members and devotees witnessed the launching of the Society’s new passenger van with much gratitude and appreciation.  Founder Bro. Tan led the recitation of ‘parittas’ to inaugurate the van, and named it ‘S. K. Aruna’, meaning “the arrival of dawn”.  This was followed by a simple blessing ceremony by everyone present.

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20 October 2017

Launching of new Mettārama Centre

Nalanda representatives will be traveling to Kota Bharu this Friday, 20 October to celebrate the opening ceremony of the new Mettārama Meditation Centre.  Ten members – five from Serdang and the rest from Kedah – will join devotees in Kelantan to celebrate this auspicious occasion.

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13 October 2016

Sunday talk by Dr. Phang

Nalanda Centre is delighted to host the launching of Dr. Phang Cheng Kar’s latest book, “NOW: Who wants to learn MINDFUL-Gym?   12 Mindful Tools for Stress Reduction & Wellness”, followed by his talk.  Everyone is invited to attend this joyful occasion on Sunday.

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26 May 2016

Book launched in simple ceremony

Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ on 21 May seemed the perfect day to launch the Malaysian edition of Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro’s insightful book – “Without & Within” – at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  The book was launched in a simple but meaningful ceremony by Venerable Dhammalankara, Venerable Samiddhi, and the Honorable Mr. Gobind Singh Deo, Member of Parliament for Puchong, who was Nalanda’s Guest-of-honour for the ‘Buddha Day’ gathering.

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4 January 2016

NEO Centre Sungai Petani opened

On Friday, 25 December 2015, the Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Sungai Petani was officiated by Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nāyaka Thero.  The simple but meaningful ceremony was attended by Nalanda members from all over the country.

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21 December 2015

Helping to prepare for Centre launching

Nalanda members in Sri Serdang have been working busily but happily lately to help prepare for the launching of NEO Centre Sungai Petani this Uposatha full-moon day, on 25 December 2015.

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20 December 2015

NEO Centre Sungai Petani inaugurated

The Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Sungai Petani, Kedah, was inaugurated on 11 December with a simple yet meaningful ceremony. Inaugurating the Centre means dedicating it as a Buddhist educational facility. The choice of 11 December was significant as it was an Uposatha new-moon day as well as Nalanda’s ‘Education Day’.

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25 September 2015

Opening of Serdang Buddhist Association new premises

On Wednesday 16 September, Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn Chow, Deputy President Bro. Charlie, Director of Nalanda Centre Sis. Nandini, Youth Leader Bro. Disheng and Officer Sis. Chooi were invited to witness the inauguration ceremony of the new Serdang Buddhist Association building.

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26 June 2015

Nalandians attend ‘Dāna’ at Mangala Lodge

On Friday 8 May, scores of Nalandians led by President Sis. Evelyn Chow visited Kampar, Perak, to witness the consecration of Buddha-Altar at Mangala Lodge.  Venerable Nyanaramsi Maha Thero, Abbot of Subang Jaya (Buddhist Association) Vihāra, presided over the meaningful and joyful ceremony.

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26 May 2015

Officiating Nalanda Centre’s Annex Building

On Friday 1 May, which was Nalanda Buddhist Society’s 12th anniversary, Nalanda Centre was filled with joy as 1,000 Nalandians and guests came to take part in the ‘Officiating Ceremony of Nalanda Centre Annex Building’.  We were honoured to have Ven. Sri Saranankara Nayaka Thero, Abbot of Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul, Ven. Nyanaramsi Thero, Abbot of Subang Jaya Buddhist Vihara, and venerable members of the Maha Sangha to offer blessings at the ceremony. Read more