Nalanda Branch & NEO Centre

11 April 2018

6th National Members’ Convention

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia will be holding our 6th National Members’ Convention in Sri Serdang for 4 days, from 28 April to 1 May. This important meeting of members from all branches will discuss issues vital to the Society’s development, including ongoing projects such as the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ and Wisdom Park.

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7 April 2018

Tour of Johor and Singapore

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be visiting NEO Centre Johor Bahru to conduct meditation and give teachings on Wednesday 11 April, from 7.40pm to 9.40pm.   We invite devotees not to miss the opportunity to meet with him and to listen to the Dhamma talk.

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5 April 2018

Indian monks and youths joined ‘Pindacāra’ programme

The ‘Pindacāra’ (alms-round) held on 3 March was indeed a joyous occasion as two young bhikkhus and 17 Buddhist youth leaders from India joined devotees in this monthly programme.  The bhikkhus and youths were in Malaysia for 10 days as part of the “Jambudvipa-Suvarnabhumi Buddhist Youth Exchange Programme”, which is Nalanda Buddhist Society’s long-term mission to help revitalize the proper learning and practice of Buddhism in its land of origin – India.

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21 February 2018

Joyful ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda K.L.

On Sunday 12 November, Nalandians at the Kuala Lumpur Branch in Happy Garden celebrated ‘Sangha Day’ with much joy.  Devotees observed the occasion with meritorious acts of meditation, pūja and chanting, followed by a Dhamma talk by Sis. Sunanda, who shared about the importance of revering and supporting the Buddhist monastic order.

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18 February 2018

Inaugural camp at NEO Centre S.P.

NEO Centre Sungai Petani recently hosted a fabulous camp for 33 teenagers aged 12 to 16 during the December school holidays.  The 4-day camp themed ‘Right Friendship’ saw the bloom of new and beautiful kinship among the young campers.

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13 February 2018

New Year “Open House” in Kedah

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch invites everyone to our “Open House” on Monday, 19 February – the 4th day of Chinese New Year – at NEO Centre in Bandar Mutiara. Join our programme from 9.30am to 12.30pm which includes New Year blessings, lunch for devotees, and most importantly, a special Dhamma talk by Nalanda founder Bro Tan.

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23 January 2018

Joyful return to Sri Serdang

A team of 8 Nalandians from Kedah travelled to Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang on 20 – 21 January to attend the 3rd annual Nalanda Education Workshop (N.E.W.).  The one-day workshop provided much clarity on the philosophy and direction of Buddhist education, as well as strategies to promote ‘deep learning’.

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4 January 2018

First Pindacāra scheduled for 2018

On Saturday 6 January, Nalanda will be organising our first monthly educational Pindacāra (monks going on alms-round) of 2018 at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets.  The day’s programme will begin at 7.30am with morning chanting at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur in Happy Garden, followed by the alms-round starting 8.30am in Taman O.U.G.

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29 November 2017

‘Pindacāra’ this full-moon Saturday

We joyfully invite everyone to participate in our next educational ‘Pindacāra’ (monks going on alms-round) at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets this Saturday, 2 December, which happens to be a full-moon day.  You may bring cooked vegetarian food or ripe fruits as offerings to Sangha members.

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7 November 2017

Visit to Vihāra Buddha Gotama

On Friday 29 September, a group of 20 blessed Nalandians from Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch led by founder Bro. Tan visited Vihāra Buddha Gotama (VBG) in Temoh, Perak.  The group was warmly welcomed by abbot of VBG, Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera and other resident monks there.

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