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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18 July 2019

BPS 403 – Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies commences

On Saturday 6 July, the first session of Nalanda Institute’s BPS403 – Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies, commenced with 68 registered students.  Last offered in 2014, the course spans 5 months and will cover six modules including Buddhist scriptures & doctrines, history, humanity & sociology, polity & economics, and Buddhist arts & culture.

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1 July 2019

Nalanda Institute’s 12th Anniversary

TODAY marks the 12th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia.  Since its inception in 2007, the Institute has been offering hundreds of Buddhist courses, scriptural studies, forums, pilgrimages and study tours both locally and abroad, as well as providing leadership and management training.  Its holistic and structured learning programmes have benefitted over 12,800 participants throughout Malaysia and in neighbouring countries.

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31 May 2019

Forum on Living Compassionately

On Sunday 12 May, Nalanda Institute organised the Mandarin Buddhist forum themed “Living Compassionately towards Peace & Harmony”.  The speakers at the forum were Abbot of Brahmavihara Monastery Ven. Dr. Dhammapala, local composer and musical producer Chow Kam Leong (周金亮), and business consultant Wong Kah Cane (黄家建).

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22 May 2019

BPS 403 – Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering a 5-month certificate course in Buddhist Studies commencing 6 July 2019.  This course consists of 6 modules and is suitable for those who have obtained the Certificate in Buddhist Studies BPS 303, BPS 304, BPS 305 or equivalent qualifications.

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18 May 2019

‘Buddha Day’ – Dhamma Teachings

Treasures of a meaningful life are not diamonds or gold.  True wealth and happiness reside in a trained mind, cultivated with wisdom and compassion.   We warmly invite you to join activities at Nalanda Centre on ‘Buddha Day’.

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