• 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.

  • Entering the “Vassana”

    Theravāda monks and nuns traditionally observe the ‘Rains Retreat’ from July to October every year. We respectfully pay homage to all venerable ones entering the ‘Vassana’.

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  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 5 August, at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Dhamma teachings

    Bro. Tan visited Jakarta last weekend for a series of Dhamma talks on well-being and success. Find out more by clicking the link below.

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  • WACANA Buddhist Conference

    Thank you for participating in this 5th edition of Malaysia's premier Buddhist Conference on 1 July 2017. We truly appreciate your presence, and support for the Conference. Sadhu!

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  • 10th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute

    1 July 2017 marks ten years since the establishment of Nalanda Institute Malaysia. We thank all our benefactors, officers, volunteers, and alumni for your support over the past decade. Anumodana!

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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

26 July 2017

Talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

On Wednesday 21 June, Nalanda Centre once again welcomed the return of Ven. Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera from Nepal, accompanied by Ven. Gavesi, Maechi Chini and Ven. Sayalay Vimalanani.  Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Sayadaw Nyanapurnik to give a Dhamma talk to the evening crowd.

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25 July 2017

Dhamma School teachers’ camp

“Good educators and Great education” form the backbone of every successful Dhamma school. Nalanda Buddhist Society, the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM), and the Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School (BISDS) are jointly organizing this first National Camp for Dhamma teachers to discuss how to share the Buddha’s teachings in a systematic, engaging, and effective manner.

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24 July 2017

International Buddhist Research Seminar

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan was recently invited to participate in the 8th International Buddhist Research Seminar organised by Mahachulalongkorn University, and hosted at the Buddhadasa Indapañño Archives in Bangkok.  The seminar was held in honour of the 111th birth anniversary of the late Bhikkhu Buddhadasa.

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23 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Social Action & Responsibility

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR SOCIAL ACTION & RESPONSIBILITY’ to Dr. Phang Cheng Kar – a consultant psychiatrist and mindfulness-based therapist who created MINDFULGym, the first structured and scientifically-supported mindfulness-based programme for stress reduction and wellness in Malaysia.

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