• Welcome to Nalanda

    Welcome to Nalanda Buddhist Society's website. We hope you enjoy this virtual visit, and stay in touch with our regular updates.

  • Nalanda Centre reopens on 2 January 2022

    Nalanda Centre is now open to continue providing essential services to the community. Our operating hours are Mondays to Saturdays, 10am – 5pm and Sundays, 8am – 12pm.

  • A Happy and Blessed New Year

    Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia wishes everyone a joyful observance of the New Year! May your days ahead be fulfilling and peaceful.

  • BPS 306 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies

    Registration for the Institute Certificate course in Buddhist Studies is now OPEN until 13 February or when enrolment is full.

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  • Don't Just Hope; BE the Positive Change

    As we welcome a new calendar year, most of us can’t help but continue to hope for a more positive wind of change. Let us take time to reflect on how we can step up to be the driver of beneficial change so that we do not just count each day that passes, but to make each day count.

  • Join us as a volunteer

    Whether you are studying or working, young or retired, if you believe in doing good and giving back to society, we warmly welcome you!

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News & Updates

17 January 2022

Volunteer as a Dhamma School facilitator

Since 2005, Nalanda Dhamma School has been providing holistic education to children and teenagers from the age of 10 to 17.  The School imparts necessary knowledge, skills, and most importantly, religious and moral values to equip the students for worldly responsibilities and eventually experience spiritual awakening in their lives. 

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16 January 2022

30 years on, Ajahn Chah’s legacy continues to echo today

16 January 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing, one of the most esteemed and influential Buddhist teachers in the modern era.  A doyen of the ‘forest tradition’, Ajahn Chah led an unassuming and austere life as a true ‘bhikkhu’.  Teaching from his own direct experiences, he related Dhamma in effective but simple ways, often using analogies which continue to be echoed today.

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6 January 2022

BPS 306 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering a 10-session Certificate course in Buddhist Studies commencing 19 February 2022 at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. This course consists of four modules over a single 3-month semester; it introduces Dhamma learning in a structured, systematic, and holistic manner.

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2 January 2022

Nalanda Centre re-opens on 2 January 2022

Nalanda Management is pleased to announce that Nalanda Centre re-opens to the public today, 2 January to continue providing essential services to the community.  Our operations will adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by the Malaysian National Security Council to ensure the safety and welfare of all members and visitors.

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