Programmes at Nalanda this weekend

Programmes at Nalanda this weekend

Experience a meaningful time this weekend as we prepare ourselves spiritually for ‘Buddha Day’.

In conjunction with ‘Buddha Day’ observance, we have arranged meaningful and spiritual programmes this weekend, from 11 – 12 May, leading up to the sacred day on 19 May.  We invite you, your family and friends to join us at Nalanda Centre to experience a meaningful weekend and deepen our calmness and joy as we prepare ourselves spiritually for observing ‘Buddha Day’.  The programmes available this weekend are :

Meditation Day for Youths
Saturday, 11 May | 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Mental calmness and clarity are among the conditions we need to achieve peace and happiness in life.  This Saturday, we joyfully host a Meditation Day for Youths, where participants will learn how to reduce mental clutter and increase resilience to face the modern world’s challenges and uncertainties.  If you are interested to attend, please call Nalanda at 03-8938-1500 to enquire and register.

Sunday Morning Service & Dhamma Talks
12 May | 9.00 am – 11.30 am

The Sunday service will commence at 9am with meditation, offerings, chanting and Dhamma talks in English by Dr. Phang Cheng Kar and in Mandarin by Sis. Nandini Tan.

Dhamma School for Adults
Sunday, 12 May | 9.00 am – 12.00 pm

We welcome our students back to K. Sri Dhammananda Centre to continue with their 4th learning session.

Blood Donation & Organ-Pledge Campaign
Sunday, 12 May | 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

Blood donation is safe, painless, simple, and one of the most wholesome deeds one can do.  Make a life-changing difference to others in need by just coming forward to donate blood.

Buddhist Forum in Mandarin 
‘慈悲共生, 心向平和’ 中文座谈会
Sunday, 12 May | 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Nalanda Institute is organising a forum featuring Ven. Dr. Dhammapala, local composer and musical producer Mr. Chow Kam Leong (周金亮), and business consultant Mr. Wong Kah Cane (黄家建) to talk about their experiences in embracing compassion in their respective professions and daily practices.  You can register for this free forum by emailing your name (in English and Chinese) and contact number to

Buddha Day ‘Peace Walk’ in Happy Garden
Sunday, 12 May | 5.00 pm – 10.00 pm

We invite you and your loved ones to join the Buddha Day ‘Peace Walk’ in Happy Garden, organised by Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch.  The programme will commence at 5.00pm with free dinner for the public and opening salutations followed by a Dhamma talk at 6.30pm.  The serene ‘Peace Walk’ around the housing community will start at 8.00pm.


The following exhibitions are also open from 10am to 6pm at Nalanda Centre this weekend and the next :

‘Buddha Jayanti’ Exhibition 

This annual exhibition prepared by Nalanda Dhamma school facilitators and students illustrate messages of the Dhamma through visual and interactive presentations.

Wisdom Park Exhibition 

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