• 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.

  • Observing ‘Dhamma Day’

    ‘Dhamma Day’ commemorates the preaching of the Buddha’s first discourse after His Enlightenment. Let us honour these timeless teachings by cultivating calmness and serenity in these times of uncertainty.

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  • Gimhāna Retreat

    In this year’s ‘Gimhāna Retreat’, we shall be exploring ways to achieve tranquility despite all the uncertainties in life.

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  • Towards a brighter future, together

    Let us together develop this centre of education and training for the benefit of 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

9 August 2020

Singapore’s National Day

Today marks the Republic of Singapore’s 55th National Day as the nation comes together to celebrate and promote the wholesome qualities of compassion and kindness amidst adversity.  On this special occasion, Nalandians would like to wish our Singaporean friends a joyous celebration of their National Day with unity and harmony.  Happy National Day!

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6 August 2020

Freedom from attachment

As the world grapples with the global pandemic, it is heart-warming to see many rallying together to help others in need.  In various capacities, some provide food and necessities to those whose livelihoods have been devastated, while some sew protective garments for frontline workers.  When we give without any expectations or reservations, we develop a mental state of relinquishment called ‘cāga’ in Pāli.

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28 July 2020

It is our duty to keep others safe

In just the last 4 weeks, another 6.7 million people have been infected by Covid-19 worldwide bringing the total number of infections to 16.7 million.  Over 650,000 of those infected have succumbed to the virus, and more than 66,000 are in critical condition.  The numbers are staggering and yet the peak is likely not over, according to experts.

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24 July 2020

Our waste is weighing down the world

Most of us are privileged to live a life in which our daily requirements such as food, clothing and entertainment are easily accessed.  Globally, this trend of consumption is increasing partly driven by the convenience that plastic packaging affords us.  Never before have so many products been individually packed for our ease of use; it has become the norm even when we are not on-the-go.

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