27 January 2022

Registration for BPS 306 closes this Sunday

Nalanda Institute’s BPS 306 Certificate in Buddhist Studies is almost fully subscribed. Therefore, the closing date for application has been brought forward to Sunday, 30 January 2022.  If you are interested to join this 10-week Dhamma learning course, you may register online here.

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6 January 2022

BPS 306 – Certificate in Buddhist Studies

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering a 10-session Certificate course in Buddhist Studies commencing 19 February 2022 at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. This course consists of four modules over a single 3-month semester; it introduces Dhamma learning in a structured, systematic, and holistic manner.

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28 November 2021

Sangha Day interview with Ajahn Jayasaro – LIVE Recording

On 28 November, family and friends gathered online for the Sangha Day B.E. 2565 Observance featuring a special interview with Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro.  In this second of a two-part programme, we were honoured to host Ajahn and seek his advice on how we can face current trends which may impact our Dhamma practice and ways to anchor ourselves in our spiritual journey.

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27 July 2021

Dhamma Day Forum – LIVE Recording

In conjunction with Dhamma Day B.E. 2565, a Dhamma Forum was held LIVE on 25 July. Watch the recording of this live event featuring presentations by Venerable Ayya Sumangalā, Datuk Charlie Chia and Bro. Oh Kim Leng, followed by a ‘Question & Answer’ session.

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1 July 2021

14th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia

Since its establishment in 2007, the Institute has steadfastly focussed on its objectives to promote and facilitate the study, research and propagation of the Buddha’s teachings. We extend our appreciation to past and present Directors of the Institute, its core volunteers and all our benefactors for your support in helping us deliver our programmes for the benefit of the community.

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1 July 2020

Nalanda Institute Malaysia’s 13th Anniversary

In conjunction with Nalanda Institute’s 13th anniversary, its Director Achariya Tan Siang Chye shares his message on the Institute’s progress thus far and challenges amidst the global Coronavirus pandemic. 

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11 January 2020

BPS 403 Convocation Ceremony

On Saturday 4 January, Nalanda Institute Malaysia held the Convocation Ceremony for graduates of BPS 403 – Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies at Nalanda Centre.  66 participants completed the 5-month course which started in July 2019.  In the presence of their loved ones, the ceremony began with an ‘ovada’ or advice from the course lecturers.

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8 November 2019

Institute students dive into history

On Saturday 2 November, students of BPS 403 Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies presented their much anticipated team assignments to course lecturers and peers.  The 11 teams had five weeks to research the development of Buddhism in their chosen Southeast Asian country and prepare their presentations as part of the course assessment.

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19 September 2019

Joyful learning in historic Kedah

On 14 – 16 September, over 120 students from BPS403 Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies and Dhamma School for Adults embarked on a study tour to Bujang Valley, Kedah.  The entourage was led by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan to develop a better understanding of Kedah’s rich history through its archaeological and historical sites.

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14 September 2019

Nalandians head up north and down south

Early this morning, 2 groups of Nalandians set out from Sri Serdang to spend a wholesome weekend in the northern and southern states of Malaysia, respectively.  From 6.30am, Nalanda Centre was already teeming with over 100 devotees gathered for morning chanting before they started their journeys to Sungai Petani and Johor Bahru.

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