• 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.

  • Gimhāna Retreat 2018

    We welcome everyone to learn and understand the Dhamma progressively through communal and personal practice during the 7-week Gimhāna Retreat from 13 June to 29 July.

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  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 21 July, in Seri Kembangan Jalan Besar and Pasar Rakyat markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Ajahn Chah Day

    17 June 2018 marks the centenary of the late Ajahn Chah's birth. We humbly pay tribute to this great teacher whose teachings have touched the lives of millions throughout the world.

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  • Help build our school

    Sponsor the construction cost of ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ to cater for the expansion of Dhamma classes for youths, teenagers, and children.

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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

4 July 2018

A pillar of support for Buddha-Sāsana

At Wisdom Park, we are building facilities to train future Buddhist leaders and lay Dhamma teachers.  The growth and development of Malaysian Buddhism depends on the availability of these two essential factors – good leaders and effective teachers.

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1 July 2018

Nalanda Institute celebrates 11th anniversary today

Nalanda Institute Malaysia celebrated its 11th anniversary meaningfully today by hosting a forum on “Understand Suffering and Suffer Less – You can put it down”.  The public forum was hosted by its Director Achariya Tan Siang Chye;  Nalanda founder Bro.Tan and Sis. Tan Yee Yong were the other two speakers.

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30 June 2018

Nalanda Institute Director’s Anniversary Message

By Achariya Tan Siang Chye, Director of Nalanda Institute

1 July 2018 marks the 11th anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia.  It is truly an honour for me to serve as the Director of an institution which has built a reputation for the quality and excellence of its educational programmes.  I take joy in paying tribute to my team of energetic colleagues at Nalanda Institute who have carried out their work with commitment and quiet confidence, always ensuring that our programme objectives are achieved.

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27 June 2018

Forum on overcoming mental suffering

“You can put it down – Understand Suffering and Suffer Less”   

The entire teachings of the Buddha can be summarised as follows: knowing the true nature of suffering and overcoming it. Today’s ultrafast-paced urban lifestyle with myriad distractions inevitably leads to layers of mental suffering, most commonly stress and dissatisfaction.  Mental health has become highly endangered and many people risk having debilitating mental illness without positive intervention.

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