• 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.

  • WACANA Buddhist Conference

    Malaysian premier Buddhist Conference will be held on 1 July 2017 in Subang, Selangor. Click below for more information and to register.

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  • Blessed 'Buddha Day'

    Thank you for participating in Wesak Observance programmes at Nalanda. We hope you have enjoyed the spirituality and serenity of the celebrations.

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  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 3 June, at Sri Petaling and Happy Garden markets, starting 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Fly our flag

    Fly our iconic Buddhist Flag this sacred month of 'Vesakha'. Proudly display the banner of Buddhist unity, religious harmony, and global peace at our homes and work places!

  • National Members' Convention

    We thank all Nalandians for attending and contributing to the just concluded 5th National Members' Convention in Sri Serdang!

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  • 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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News & Updates

27 May 2017

PBUM Buddhist history camp

From 7 to 9 April, Persatuan Buddhist Universiti Malaya (PBUM) held a camp at Nalanda Centre on the history of Buddhism.  30 students gathered for three wholesome days to learn from Venerable Ji Chi the development of Buddhism throughout the past 2,500 years – from its emergence in ancient India to how it evolved into three main traditions of Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana, today.

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26 May 2017

Nalanda’s Annual ‘Gimhāna’ Period

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 2017

Ajahn Buddhadāsa’s 111th birth anniversary

An introduction to Ajahn Buddhadāsa by Bro. H S Tan.

This week, we commemorate the life and teachings of one of the most notable Buddhist teachers of the 20th century – Ajahn Buddhadāsa Indapañño (Phra Dharmakosacarya) of Thailand.  Ajahn Buddhadāsa was born on 27 May 1906 in Chaiya, Southern Thailand, to a Chinese Hokkien father and Thai mother.  He renounced the worldly life at age 20 and led an exemplary life of an ascetic bhikkhu until his passing.

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24 May 2017

Bro. Tan’s visit to Batam, Indonesia

Bro. Tan was recently invited by devotees to the island of Batam in Riau Province, Indonesia, from 25 to 27 March.  The purpose of the visit was to share his experience with local teachers on ways to improve the management of vihāras and Dhamma schools.

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