• 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.

  • Happy New Year 2019

    Nalanda thanks all our benefactors, supporters and volunteers for a fantastic 2018. We wish you and your loved ones a great year ahead with the blessings of health, happiness, and peace.

  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 19 January 2019, around Seri Kembangan Jalan Besar and Pasar Rakyat markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Dhamma School Appreciation & Honours Day

    We congratulate Nalanda Dhamma School for their continuous learning and growth. May they progress on their path to well-being.

News & Updates

16 January 2019

27th anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing

Today we commemorate the 27th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah’s passing.  A revered monk who lived a meaningful and simple life, Ajahn Chah (1918 – 1992) bestowed upon the Buddhist community a legacy which continues to inspire many monks and laity alike.  Many monastics who trained with him at forest monasteries have themselves become renowned and respected teachers.

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13 January 2019

Branch officers meet in samaggi

On 22 December 2018, Nalanda officers from Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani Branches conducted a Branch meeting after participating in the Nalanda Education Workshop 4.0.  President of Nalanda Buddhist Society, Sis. Evelyn Chow, chaired the meeting to ensure alignment of the Branches’ efforts with Nalanda’s direction and to discuss the support required by each Branch for the smooth coordination of their respective educational programmes.

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9 January 2019

Nalanda Johor Bahru leaders’ retreat

On 15 – 17 December 2018, the Management Team and officers of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch conducted their management retreat at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. In the 3-day gathering, the team discussed and reflected on progress made in the past years as well as planned for the upcoming years’ educational and devotional programmes.

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5 January 2019

Nalanda Free School students visit UPM on ‘World Soil Day’

In conjunction with ‘World Soil Day’ on 5 December 2018, Nalanda Free School (NFS) organised a visit to the Department of Land Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).  Students, teachers and parents alike gained a better understanding and appreciation for this natural resource.

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