• 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.

  • Monks on Alms-round

    We invite you to join our next alms-round on Saturday 7 March, in Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am. All are welcome.

  • Welcoming 2020

    As we embrace 2020, let us continue to strive and grow together, and make the world a better place. Have a meaningful, memorable and blessed year ahead!

  • 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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    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

15 February 2020

Joy of Gratitude at ‘Tea-offering Ceremony’

Last Sunday 9 February, devotees, volunteers and Dhamma School students gathered at Nalanda Centre to participate in the “Tea-offering Ceremony” and Gratitude Day.  This annual tradition is hosted by Nalanda Dhamma School and is an opportunity for us to express our appreciation to our parents, teachers and elders for their support and care.

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11 February 2020

Welcoming Sri Lankan scholar monks

On Sunday 2 February, Nalandians welcomed a group of 15 Sangha members to Nalanda Centre to learn about Buddhist educational efforts in Malaysia.  12 of the young monks are currently undertaking higher studies in subjects including Pali, Buddhist philosophy and psychology in Sri Lanka.  They were invited to Malaysia on a study tour courtesy of Venerable Sri Saranankara Nayaka Thero of Sentul Temple.

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8 February 2020

Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

Today is the full-moon day of the first lunar month, marking the end of the 15-day Lunar New Year celebrations.  Termed “Chap Goh Meh” in the local Hokkien dialect, it is a significant day for the Chinese community.  Families gather for another round of harmonious reunion and make aspirations for a happy and peaceful year ahead. We wish you and your loved ones a joyful and heartfelt celebration.  Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

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4 February 2020

Dhamma School alumni and youths return to their spiritual home

In the past two weeks, Nalanda Dhamma School alumni and youths studying and working overseas have been visiting Nalanda Centre to pay their respects to teachers and reunite with good friends.  Most of them had travelled back to Malaysia for their semester breaks and holidays in conjunction with the Lunar New Year.  Nalandians joyfully welcomed them back to their spiritual home and exchanged the latest news.

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