• 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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  • 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.

  • Family Fun Fair in J.B.

    Nalanda “Family Fun Fair” was successfully held on 16 September at NEO Centre Johor Bahru. Thank you for supporting this wholesome charitable event!

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  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday, 7 October at Sri Petaling and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Tribute to Sultan Abdul Halim

    Nalanda Buddhist Society offers our deepest condolence to the royal family and people of Kedah over the demise of Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, the 28th Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman.

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  • Dhamma Living Camp

    Thanks to the 200 youths who joined us for an illuminating journey of self-discovery at the recent Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults!

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  • 60th Merdeka Day

    We rejoice over Malaysia’s growth and achievements since independence in 1957. Let us continue to strive diligently to ensure the well-being of our nation and people. Dirgahayu Malaysia!

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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 September 2017

Three proposals for Malaysian Buddhists

In a recent seminar organised by Than Hsiang Foundation and supported by Nalanda Institute together with a dozen other organisations, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan emphasised the need for followers of different Buddhist traditions to make efforts to understand each other, and to be united as one Dharma-practising community in leading the world out of obsession with materialism.

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25 September 2017

Dialogue on ‘Chinese Buddhism’

On Saturday 19 August, Nalanda Institute Malaysia coorganised a seminar themed ‘Face to Face & Heart to Heart’ featuring Venerable Wei Wu, the abbot of Than Hsiang Temple.  The seminar aimed to clear commonly-held misconceptions about ‘Chinese Buddhism’, and to allow for a discussion on contemporary issues affecting the Malaysian Buddhist community.

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24 September 2017

Thank you, Dhamma teachers

Nalanda Buddhist Society, the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM), and the Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School (BISDS) – joint organisers of the inaugural National Camp for Dhamma teachers – would like to thank all participants for making this programme a great success!

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23 September 2017

Teaching Dhamma through drama

Dhamma School teachers had a blast of a time with energetic programmes on the third day of their National Camp held in Puchong, Selangor.  Achariya S. Vijaya, Chairman of Nalanda Education Team, conducted a workshop to help teachers understand the power of drama and story-telling.

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