On 5 & 6 January 2013, Nalanda Institute Malaysia (NIM) conducted a two-day teacher's training programme at Uttama Bodhi Vihara in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya. The 35 existing and aspiring Dhamma School teachers who participated in the weekend programme gained much knowledge and inspiration to further the noble cause of Buddhist education.Read more
On 26 December 2004, a huge earthquake off Northern Sumatra and a catastrophic tsunami which followed it caused enormous devastation in many countries fringing the Indian Ocean. Around 250,000 men, women and children lost their lives in this tragedy; millions more lost their loved ones, possessions, and livelihood.Read more
Nalanda Dharma School facilitators and students are currently busy repairing, repainting and preparing Nalanda House to welcome the new school year in January 2013. Starting today and over the weekend, they are hard at work to ensure a conducive and welcoming environment for facilitators and students alike to learn the Dhamma.Read more
How often do you get to experience LOVE for 4 days continuously? 61 children of the recent “The Fruits of Metta” Children’s Learning Camp experienced unconditional love during their stay in at Nalanda Centre from 6 – 9 December 2012. The camp aimed to impart the important message of love and also to expose participants to the practice of patience, endurance and mindfulness.Read more
On Saturday, 24 November 2012, Buddhists from all over Malaysia gathered at BMSM Samadhi Vihara, Shah Alam to chant and radiate metta (loving-kindness) for world peace, stability and harmony. Organised by Aloka Foundation and Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia (BMSM), this round-the-clock metta event was highlighted with a special “Illuminating the World with Metta” Lights Offering ceremony, symbolically illuminating the world with loving-kindness.