Past Events

17 July 2023

MH17 downed nine years ago

Today, 17 July 2023, marks the ninth year since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down while flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing all 298 people onboard.  After years of investigations and trial, the District Court of The Hague, Netherlands has convicted three people in absentia, on 17 Nov 2022.

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22 March 2015

Inauguration of new BGF Centre

On Saturday 7 March, the new Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) Centre located in Ara Damansara, Selangor, was inaugurated in a gleaming ceremony graced by the presence of many Sangha members from locally and abroad.  The Guest of Honour was Y.B. Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, the Selangor State Executive Council Member.

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29 September 2013

Calligraphy exhibition officially launched

The Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition was officially launched at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang yesterday, graced by the presence of honoured guests, Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Seri Kee Yong Wee, Adviser of Calligraphy Society of Malaysia, Datin Seri Kee-Mah Ming Yuet, Mr. Wong Ho, President of Calligraphy Society of Malaysia, and other distinguished calligrapher-members of the Society. Read more

9 August 2012

Building Harmony through Interfaith

On Saturday, 4 August 2012, a team of Nalandians led by our Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng attended the Ramadhan Muhibah Gathering & Break-Fast with Leaders of various faiths in Bangi.  This event was organised by the Islamic Information Services (IIS) Foundation, and sponsored by Jabatan Perpaduan & Integrasi Nasional and Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (MAIS).

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25 May 2012

Nalanda hosts Theravada Council Meeting

Nalanda was honoured to play host to the final meeting of the Theravada Council's Constitutional Drafting Committee on Saturday, 24 March 2012. Attending the meeting were Ven. Sri Saranankara Nayaka Thero, Ven. Aggacitta Maha Thero, and Ven. Dhammavuddho Maha Thero, together with Chairmen of the Pro-tem and Constitutional Drafting Committees, their secretaries and committee members.

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22 May 2012

Meditation Retreat guided by Ayya Susīla

Garbed in saffron robes, with head cleanly shaven and a gentle smile on her lips, Ayya Susīla casts a picture of quiet beatitude that exudes great inspiration to the 35 participants sitting in meditation with her during the 2-day, 1-night meditation retreat at Nalanda Centre.

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21 May 2012

Meet-the-Author Session

An Interactive Discussion with Dr. David R. Loy, author of “The Great Awakening - A Buddhist Social Theory” Dr. Loy began his sharing by saying that the Buddha was a great social revolutionary who advocated egalitarianism during His time in India. Regardless of caste or social status, once ordained and entered the Sangha community, one shed his/her identity and strives only for enlightenment from cycles of birth and death. To the people of India at that time, it was such a revolutionary movement and a great social awakening.

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19 May 2012

Gardening Day

With Wesak fast approaching, we came together on the first day of April to spruce up and beautify our Nandanavana (the Garden of Joyful Delight). There were smiling faces and the positive energy was high as the team worked together in tune with nature.

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18 May 2012

Librarians’ OPAC Training Session

Volunteer librarians gathered on 31 March for a training session on the Senayan Library Management System which features the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), an online database with thumbnail document image support, Simple Search and Advanced Search modes, adopted by Pustaka Nalanda.

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15 May 2012

Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta Course Part 2

Nalanda Institute welcomed the return of Venerable Aggacitta together with Ven. Balacitta, Ven. U Vijaya, and 95 diligent yogis, for Part Two of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta Study with Meditation Workshop on 24 and 25 March.

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