• Nalanda welcomes you

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

  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 1 June, in Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • ‘Gimhāna Period’ commences at Nalanda

    Spend seven weeks immersing ourselves in Dhamma through guided, progressive, communal, and personal practice at Nalanda during the annual ‘Gimhāna Period’ from 2 June to 17 July. All are welcome!

  • Family Fun Fair 2019

    It's time to invite everyone! Do invite your family and friends to come for a fun-day out while supporting a noble cause. Funds raised at the Fair will go towards the on-going Wisdom Park Project and extend Nalanda’s educational programmes.

  • Buddha Day Observance

    We wish all Buddhists worldwide a meaningful, spiritual, and joyful ‘Buddha Day’ Observance!

  • Towards a brighter future, together

    Let us together develop an integrated centre of education and training for the Malaysian Buddhist community.

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  • 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

26 May 2019

Annual ‘Gimhāna Period’ B.E.2563

For seven weeks after the Buddha’s Enlightenment on Wesak full-moon in May, He contemplated on the Dhamma with His perfectly clear faculty of comprehension.  Then, He travelled for seven days from Bodhgaya to Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July.

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25 May 2019

Singaporean friends attend Dhamma Retreat at Nalanda

From 16 to 20 March, 34 friends came from Singapore for a special Dhamma retreat held at K. Sri Dhammananda Centre.  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan conducted five days of teachings and sutta study sessions which focussed on how we can live skilfully to cultivate wisdom and to gain clarity of purpose in life.

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23 May 2019

Meditation Retreat by Ven. Gavesi

Nalanda Centre is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi for beginners and intermediate meditators from 19 to 23 June.  This introductory meditation retreat is suitable for beginners, and is open for 30 adults who can attend the full course of five days.

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22 May 2019

BPS 403 – Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering a 5-month certificate course in Buddhist Studies commencing 6 July 2019.  This course consists of 6 modules and is suitable for those who have obtained the Certificate in Buddhist Studies BPS 303, BPS 304, BPS 305 or equivalent qualifications.

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