18 February 2016

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 31

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 31 is now available at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and our branch centres. Get a copy and read the latest news and updates on our activities. We thank our earnest Publication and Editorial team for producing this bimonthly bulletin for our reading pleasure. Sadhu!

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3 December 2015

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 30

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 30 is now available at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and our branch centres.  Get a copy and read the latest news and updates on our activities.  We thank our earnest Publication and Editorial team for producing this bimonthly bulletin for our reading pleasure.  Sadhu!

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6 October 2015

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 29

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 29 (September-October 2015) is now available at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and our branch centres.  Get a copy and read about the latest news and updates on our activities.  We thank our earnest Publication and Editorial team for producing this bimonthly bulletin for our reading pleasure.  Sadhu!

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13 August 2015

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 28

The Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 28 is now available for reading on-line!  Get a copy of the bulletin from Nalanda Centre or any NEO Centres near you, and read about recent news and updates on Buddhist programmes and activities.  We thank our earnest Publication and Editorial team for again giving us the pleasure of reading the Nalanda Bulletin.  Sadhu anumodana!

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8 May 2015

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 27

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23 April 2015

History of the Buddhist Flag

The Buddhist Flag was first hoisted in Sri Lanka on Wesak Day, 28 April 1885, when the country was still under British colonial rule.  At that time, the majority Sinhalese Buddhist population felt discriminated against by the colonial authorities when carrying out their religious activities, as well as pressurized by relentless foreign evangelism.  The Buddhists needed an icon to peacefully rally around, and hence, the idea of the ‘Buddhist Flag’ was conceived.

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10 April 2015

Being ‘Good Practitioners’ of Dhamma

On Thursday 2 April, Nalanda welcomed Ven. Dr. T. Sangharatana Nāyaka Thero to talk on how to be ‘Good Practitioners’.  Ven. Sangharatana said that the teaching of all Buddhas is to ‘avoid doing evil actions, to cultivate wholesome deeds and to develop mental abilities’.  Buddhists are reminded to be mindful of our actions – whether physical, verbal or mental – at all times.

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7 April 2015

Nalanda Youths’ “Charity Car Wash”

On Sunday 29 March, Nalandian youths organised a ‘Charity Car Wash’ at Nalanda House, Sri Serdang to raise funds for Dhamma Education, and the “Children’s Wish Society of Malaysia”, an organisation which aims to fulfil the wishes of terminally-ill children.

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6 April 2015

Informative ‘Open Day’ at Nalanda Centre

On Sunday 29 March, Nalanda held its first ‘Open Day’ to enable new visitors to be introduced and given an informative tour of Nalanda Centre.  As the Centre was expanded through the generosity of the public, we wish that the community would benefit from this initiative and enjoy a spiritually-charged visit.  The ‘Open Day’ was hosted by Bro. Charlie Teng and Sis. Buddhini Tan, EXCO Members of Nalanda Buddhist Society.

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2 April 2015

Dāna at proposed NEO Centre Sungai Petani

On Saturday 28 March, Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch invited Venerable Thipako and Venerable Chye from Sammāditthi Meditation Grove for lunch dāna at the proposed Nalanda Outreach & Education (NEO) Centre, located in Bandar Mutiara, Sungai Petani.  The dāna was specially arranged to mark the beginning of construction work of the new centre, and to invoke the blessings of the ‘Three Jewels’ for the successful completion of the project.

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