• 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.

  • National Members’ Convention

    Nalanda will be holding the 5th National Members’ Convention in Sri Serdang for three days starting 29 April. All members are invited to attend.

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  • 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!

  • Dhamma talks at BMV

    Nalanda Achariyas Bro. Tan and S. Vijaya will be giving a series of talks at the Buddhist Maha Vihara, Kuala Lumpur.

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  • 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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  • Next Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 6 May, in Taman OUG and Happy Garden, starting 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Big ‘thank you’ to everyone!

    We thank Nalanda e-Run sponsors, volunteers, and participants for contributing towards a successful run! Well done everyone.

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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

28 April 2017

Getting to know the Buddha

In conjunction with WesakBuddha Day’ celebrations this year, Nalanda Institute is organising a forum in Mandarin themed “Getting to know the Buddha” <遇见佛陀 >.  The forum will feature prominent speakers Venerable Changzao, the Superintendent of Dharma Drum Mountain Malaysia, and Bro. Wong Choon Tatt, leader of the Bodhi Musical Group of Kuala Lumpur; the session will be moderated by Bro. Aggaphala Yap.

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28 April 2017

Preparing to welcome ‘Buddha Day’

As the 14-day count down (or “calm down”) to ‘Vesakha’ Full-moon begins, members and devotees are priming Nalanda Centre to welcome the most important date in the Buddhist calendar.  In the past few weekends, many Nalandians have been cleaning and decorating the Centre for ‘Buddha Day’ (‘Vesakha’ Full-moon) celebrations, which will be held over four days from 7 May to 10 May.

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27 April 2017

Sponsor the printing of books

Nalanda Buddhist Society is planning to print three Dhamma booklets authored by the late Ajahn Buddhadāsa (1906-1993) – a revered teacher in the Thai forest tradition.  He was a famous meditation teacher and thinker who attracted many local and Western disciples to his monastery – Suan Mokkh in Chaiya, Southern Thailand – to learn and practise Dhamma.

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27 April 2017

‘Dhammapada’ teaching on 28 April

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan will be giving another teaching on the ‘Dhammapada’ at the Buddhist Maha Vihara this Friday, 28 April.  We invite everyone to come and learn this illuminating and essential collection of Buddha’s teachings in its original Pāli text, and hear inspiring stories of how they came about.

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