• Welcome to Nalanda

    Welcome to Nalanda Buddhist Society's website. We hope you enjoy this virtual visit, and stay in touch with our regular updates.

  • Nalanda Centre re-opens on 1 September

    We are glad to announce that Nalanda Centre is open to the public starting 1 September to continue our service to the community. Kindly adhere to the SOPs put in place to ensure the safety of all visitors.

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  • Towards a brighter future, together

    Let us together develop this centre of education and training for the benefit of 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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News & Updates

22 September 2020

Look after others by looking after oneself

On Sunday 6 September, Nalandians joyfully returned for the first Sunday Morning Service since Nalanda Centre was closed earlier this year due to the Movement Control Order.  Devotees were vigilant in observing the precautionary measures with understanding and mettā for the safety of everyone at the Centre.  In this service, Bro.Tan Siang Chye gave a Dhamma talk on how we enhance our lives through living not just for our own welfare, but also for the welfare of others.

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16 September 2020

Happy 57th ‘Malaysia Day’!

Today, we mark the 57th anniversary of the formation of our beloved nation ‘Malaysia’.  We have travelled quite a distance along the path of nationhood since then.  We are happy that this multi-ethnic, multi-religious, and multi-cultural country has withstood half a century of trials and tribulations to emerge with a stronger society and a more resilient economy.

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9 September 2020

Patience fosters peace of mind

In Dhammapada verse 184, the Buddha cited that the best moral practice is patience and forbearance.  Known as ‘khanti’ in Pāli, patient forbearance is motivated by wholesome desire for not only peace within, but also for the welfare of others.  One who cultivates patience lives with little hatred or remorse for others and lives harmoniously with the people around them.

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1 September 2020

Nalanda Centre re-opens today

Nalanda Management is pleased to announce that Nalanda Centre will re-open to the public on Tuesday, 1 September to continue providing essential services to the community. Our operations will adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by the Malaysian National Security Council to ensure the safety and welfare of all visitors and staff members.

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