• 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 now open to the community

    Nalanda Centre is now open to continue providing essential services to the community. Kindly adhere to the SOPs in place during your visit.

  • Gimhāna Period at Nalanda

    Nalanda observes the ‘Gimhāna Period’ annually by committing to a period of relatively intensive Dhamma learning and practice. Find out more in the link below :

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  • Dhamma Day Observance B.E. 2566

    The full-moon day of Asalha month in July marks the occasion when the Buddha first preached the Dhamma to His initial few disciples. It is another important spiritual occasion after the Wesak full-moon ‘Buddha Day’ in May.

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News & Updates

21 June 2022

Gimhāna Sunday Service – Family harmony enables a peaceful community

In the third Gimhāna Sunday Service on 12 June, Sis. Sandy Lim delivered a Dhamma sharing on living in harmony with our family.  Harmony is the smooth and pleasant functioning together of two or more parties, resulting in not just concord, but also unity.  When harmony within the family unit exists, it forms the nucleus of a peaceful community.  The Buddha taught that ‘the progress of a society’ (aparihāniyā dhamma) can be measured by the ability ‘to meet together in harmony, adjourn in harmony and conduct business in harmony’ (Mahāparinibbāna Sutta, DN16).

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19 June 2022

Happy Father’s Day

Our fathers and fatherly figures are our earliest role models who instill qualities such as strength, patience and endurance in us.  They set the foundation that grounds us so that we can face challenges courageously.  They raise us unquestioningly and are relentless in their concern for our well-being and welfare.

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17 June 2022

104th Birth Anniversary of Ajahn Chah

One of the most revered Buddhist teachers in modern times, the late Venerable Ajahn Chah is a great inspiration to thousands of Thai and foreign monastics to practise according to the ‘forest monk’ tradition.  Many of his disciples have become great teachers in their own right, carrying on his legacy to teach the Dhamma and brighten the lives of countless people across the world.

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15 June 2022

Gimhāna sharing – Harmony gives rise to happiness

On Sunday 5 June, Bro. Tan Siang Chye delivered a Dhamma sharing on this year’s ‘Gimhāna Period’ theme – ‘Living in Harmony’.  He shared that when we have harmony within, we are free from internal conflict and are confident in our life purpose.  This in itself leads to us having a peaceful and happy nature which positively impacts those around us.

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