• 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.

  • Final farewell

    The Royal Cremation for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand will take place on 26 October. We join millions of people across the world in bidding him final farewell. Sotthi.

  • Dhamma Camp in Kedah

    Registration is open for teenagers’ Dhamma learning camp at NEO Centre Sungai Petani, which will be held from 8 to 11 December 2017, themed “Right Friendship”.

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  • Dhamma for J.B. teenagers

    Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch annual camp for teenagers aged between 13 and 17 to build noble characters and self-confidence. Click below for more information.

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  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday, 4 November at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Honouring the Sangha

    Join us on the annual ‘Sangha Day’ to honour the monastic order with offerings of robes, requisites, and lunch dāna. All are welcome!

  • Thank you, teachers!

    Heartfelt thanks to all participants of the 4-day National Camp for Dhamma School teachers which concluded successfully on 24 September.

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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

22 October 2017

‘Sangha Day’ observance in 2017

‘Sangha Day’ is an annual celebration at Nalanda honouring the virtues and contributions of the monastic community.  Buddhist devotees express gratitude to monks and nuns who strive diligently in practising the Dhamma, and teaching it for the benefit of mankind, by providing them with four necessary requisites – food, robes, shelter, and medicine.

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21 October 2017

Tagging 4,000 books in a day

On Wednesday 18 October, Pustaka Nalanda (the Library) embarked on its annual stock-taking exercise by five librarians with the help of volunteers.  This exercise is part of a good library management system whereby all books are physically located, examined and repaired where necessary, accounted for, and placed back at the proper shelves.

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20 October 2017

Launching of new Mettārama Centre

Nalanda representatives will be traveling to Kota Bharu this Friday, 20 October to celebrate the opening ceremony of the new Mettārama Meditation Centre.  Ten members – five from Serdang and the rest from Kedah – will join devotees in Kelantan to celebrate this auspicious occasion.

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19 October 2017

Talks by Bro. Tan this weekend

It will be another hectic but joyful weekend for Nalanda founder with teaching sessions and several meetings lined up throughout three days.  We are happy to share Bro.Tan’s schedule of public Dhamma talks this weekend as follows.

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