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27 June 2017

Dhamma tour of Kelantan for teenagers

During the recent June holidays, 80 teenage Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru embarked on a journey of discovery to Kelantan – the most north-easterly state of Peninsular Malaysia – and an important centre of Buddhism centuries ago.

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5 June 2017

Conference to focus on ‘essential Buddhism’

Nalanda Institute and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are organising WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference on Saturday 1 July, in Subang, Selangor. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Buddha Word – Discovering the Essential”. We wish to address the challenge many people face today in learning about Buddhism – what exactly did the Buddha teach? What teachings, doctrines, and practices constitute the ‘Buddha Word’?

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31 May 2017

Come together for WACANA 2017

Nalanda Institute and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are organising WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference on Saturday 1 July, in Subang, Selangor. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Buddha Word – Discovering the Essential”.

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30 April 2017

Fantastic video on e-Run 2017

Two Sundays ago, 2,000 participants and volunteers took part in Nalanda’s e-Run 2017 – “Run for Community Education”. The memories of that successful event still linger, and we are grateful for the wonderful support received from the public.

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28 February 2017

Dhammaduta tour of India

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was recently honoured with an invitation to go on a ‘Dhammaduta’ (Dhamma-teaching) tour of India from 3 to 13 February 2017. He was the guest-of-honour and keynote speaker at the ‘Mahakarunā Diwas’ held in Delhi, Bombay and Nagpur, which were a series of lectures on Buddhist teachings organised by the Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre of Ladakh under the guidance of Bhikkhu Sanghasena Mahathera.

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28 December 2016

Thank you for a marvellous year!

2016 had been another great year for Nalanda. With the full-functioning of facilities in Sri Serdang, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Petani, we were able to host many more people who came to learn and practise Dhamma.

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20 October 2016

Nalanda pays tribute to King Bhumibol

It has been a week since the passing of the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and the people of Thailand are slowly coming to terms with this great loss and collective grief. The void in their hearts created by the king’s demise cannot be quickly or easily filled. Time alone can heal.

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25 September 2016

Appreciation to all supporters

It has been two weeks since the wonderful Family Fun Fair in Johor Bahru. Our happy thoughts linger on with gratitude and appreciation to all donors, supporters, stall operators, volunteers and participants of the joyous event!

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21 September 2016

Nalanda leaders visit Metta Lodge

On Saturday 10 September, Nalanda leaders made a visit to the proposed building site of Metta Lodge’s new centre in Taman Johor Jaya. The purpose of the brief tour was to extend our support to this noble project, which is invaluable for the propagation of Theravada tradition in Johor Bahru.

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30 August 2016

The enduring legacy of the late Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda

Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda’s passing (on 31 August 2006). Although he had physically left us a decade ago, Ven. Dhammananda had nonetheless left behind an enduring legacy of Buddhist educational and missionary spirit among his followers in Malaysia.

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