Joyful Wesak at Nalanda Centre

The 'Buddharupam' which were conveyed in a ceremonial procession steep in tradition and symbolism.

This year’s Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ was truly special and joyful for Nalandians, as members from Nalanda’s three branches in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani came ‘home’ to join in the celebrations in Sri Serdang.  The gathering of Nalandians from 1 to 3 May also took part in celebrating the Society’s 12th Anniversary, the Officiating Ceremony of Nalanda Centre Annex Building, as well as participating in the 3rd National Members’ Convention.

Thousands of devotees had come to Nalanda Centre on Wesak Day to participate in various activities.

The large crowd outside Nalanda Centre following the events happening in the building via live telecast.

The 3-day programme was successfully held with the strong Nalandian spirit of discipline, unity, and working in harmony!  We thank our members from the 3 branches, ‘kalyana mittā’ from Buddhist Fellowship Singapore, Firefly Mission, sister Buddhist organisations, and devotees from all over Malaysia for joining us in observing this sacred and auspicious occasion.

Venerable monks blessing devotees who took part in the traditional procession.

Let us dedicate the merits of our wholesome participation in Wesak activities to all beings.  May all beings be liberated from suffering; may they be well, happy, and peaceful.  Namo Buddhaya!

Nalanda Junior Dharma School students happily taking part in the traditional procession.