Synonymous with ‘Alms-round’ and can be used in conjunction with it.

Pindacāra

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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17 February 2017

Spiritual significance of ‘Dāna’

Report by Chan Jia Xin.

On Saturday 17 December 2016, Nalandian volunteers and devotees gathered with much enthusiasm for the educational ‘Pindacāra’ programme in Seri Kembangan.  Market-goers once again had the opportunity to offer food to two venerable monks from the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple.

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2 December 2016

The happiness of giving alms

It was another much anticipated third Saturday of the month, when Nalanda’s educational ‘Pindacara’ programme took place in Seri Kembangan on 19 November.  As usual, throngs of devotees had prepared food to be offered to Sangha members on their alms-round at Jalan Besar market.

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3 November 2016

Pindacāra at Seri Kembangan market

15 October was another joyful weekend for devotees in Seri Kembangan as the third Saturday of every month is Nalanda’s educational Pindacāra programme held at the market.  This time, we were truly honoured to have the Abbot of Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Venerable Sri Saranankara Nāyaka Thero, to conduct the alms-round.

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12 October 2016

Flowing gratitude in Seri Kembangan

Report by Chan Jia Xin

On Saturday 17 September, two venerable monks were invited to go on alms-round at Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan.  The monthly alms-round is a keenly awaited event by market-goers and stall operators alike, as it enables otherwise busy people to offer food to Sangha members.

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1 October 2016

Pindacāra at Seri Kembangan market

On Saturday 20 August, two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple were invited to go on alms-round at Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan.  Many volunteers, including Dhamma School students and Nalandian youths, participated in this monthly educational programme.

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18 September 2016

Pindacāra at Taman O.U.G.

On Saturday 6 August, the Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch organised the monthly educational ‘Pindacāra’ (monks on alms-round) at the Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden morning markets. Two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on alms-round, allowing market-goers the opportunity to performing the meritorious act of offering food.

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18 August 2016

Monks show the proper way

On Saturday 18 June, the people of Seri Kembangan were again fortunate to have the opportunity of offering alms-food to monks on ‘Pindacāra’.  The monthly alms-round programme was started three years ago at the Jalan Besar market here to educate the local community on the right way to support Buddhist Sangha (monastic order).

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23 May 2016

Monthly Pindacāra well-received at OUG

On 7 May, Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch organised the monthly Pindacāra education programme at Taman OUG and Happy Garden.  Nalanda’s people-engagement team went around the market areas to create awareness among stall-holders and members of the public on the significance of the practice.

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6 May 2016

Beginning of Vesakha month

Tomorrow is the New-moon day for the month of ‘Vesakha’.  Thus, we are just two weeks away from the most important day in the Buddhist calendar – Vesakha Full-moon ‘Buddha Day’, also commonly known in Malaysia as ‘Wesak Day’.

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