• 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 2 November, in Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Sangha Day 2019

    We welcome you together with family and friends to participate in this noble observance of ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda Centres in Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru. All are welcome.

  • Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults 2019

    Thank you everyone for a marvellous Dhamma-Living Camp! We thank all teachers, organisers, volunteers and participants for making this a truly insightful and uplifting gathering of young adults.

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  • K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

    We commemorate our late spiritual adviser’s lifetime of missionary work and celebrate his spirit and teachings. Sadhu Bhante!

  • 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

17 October 2019

Spiritual cultivation at Eight Precept Programme

On 13 October, the full-moon Uposatha day of Assayuja, over 120 participants devoted their day to Dhamma learning and contemplation in the Eight Precepts Programme at Nalanda Centre.  Led by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan, the eight-preceptees learned in greater detail the purpose and practice of this noble observance.

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13 October 2019

Progressing together at Members’ Day

On 29 September, Nalanda members from Sri Serdang and Kuala Lumpur Branches gathered to encourage one another to strengthen our Dhamma practice in the monthly Members’ Day.  Founder Bro. Tan was invited to address the gathering, where he updated members on the development of Wisdom Park.

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11 October 2019

Qualities for a noble life

On 29 September, Bro. Tan Siang Chye delivered a Dhamma talk on humility and modesty.  Modesty is the outward sign of a truly humble person, who lives a simple life, without the need for status or the urge to be higher than others.  Pride, conceit and arrogance are the opposites of these qualities.  These unwholesome traits trap people in prisons of their own creation, and prevent them from progressing on the Noble Eightfold Path.

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9 October 2019

A night of togetherness

On Saturday 21 September, Nalandian youths celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival at K. Sri Dhammananda Centre with good friends.  The evening started with a workshop conducted by Sis. Sunanda on ‘Meaningful Friendship’.  Through experiential activities, participants learned about the qualities of a true friend, as preached by the Buddha in the Mitta Sutta (AN7.35).

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