News & Updates

7 December 2019

Happy 92nd Birthday ‘Bhante G’

Nalandians extend our warmest wishes and respect to Venerable Sri Pandita Henepola Gunaratana Māha Nāyaka Thero on his 92nd birthday!

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5 December 2019

Honouring the Three Jewels on ‘Sangha Day’

On Saturday 16 November, devotees observed ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch by learning Dhamma and honouring the Sangha.  We joyfully welcomed Bhante Lim of Dhammavana Meditation (Bukit Mertajam) Centre who delivered a Dhamma talk.

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30 November 2019

Dhamma Teaching by Venerable Ajahn Karuniko

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host Ajahn Karuniko, former Abbot of Cittaviveka Chithurst Forest Monastery, U.K. for a Dhamma teaching this Sunday 1 December. We invite you to join the programme which starts at 9am with a meal offering to Ajahn.  The service continues with meditation, chanting and a Dhamma teaching.  You may bring cooked vegetarian food to offer.  All are welcome!

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28 November 2019

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 54

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 54 (November 2019 edition) is now available for collection at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and our branch centres.  This latest issue highlights events in September and October.  Nalanda Bulletin is a wonderful source of information about our activities and programmes.  We invite you to collect and distribute copies to your family members and friends. You may also view it on-line by clicking the web-link below.  Thank you.

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27 November 2019

Silver Lining Day with Mon children

On Sunday 27 October, Nalanda Youth Centre volunteers visited the Mon Refugee Children Learning Centre at Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.  The annual Silver Lining Day programme is an avenue for youths to offer their service for the community and strengthen fellowship amongst these young volunteers.

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26 November 2019

Dhamma talk by Ven. Ayya Susila

On Sunday 10 November, Venerable Ayya Susila gave a Dhamma talk at Nalanda Centre, on the topic of finding happiness through mindfulness.  Published studies state that people experience happiness and peace when they pay full attention to what they are doing – this is the mental state of mindfulness.  When we are not focused on what we are doing, we lack contentment.  A wandering mind brings restlessness, anxiety about the future and regrets of the past.

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23 November 2019

Gratitude and joy on ‘Sangha Day’

On Sunday 17 November, hundreds of devotees streamed into Nalanda Centre to pay tribute to the Mahā Sangha in the annual observance of ‘Sangha Day’.  This important occasion enables Buddhist laity to express gratitude and support to the Sangha (monastic community) by offering robes and other requisites, thus practising generosity and humility through the acts of giving.

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20 November 2019

Teenagers’ Learning Camp in J.B. – ‘Step Up!’

Nalanda Dhamma School Johor Bahru is organising a 4-day Teenagers’ Dhamma Camp themed ‘Step up!’ at Pure Karma Buddhist Centre, Ulu Tiram from 28 November to 1 December.  Encourage your teenager age 12 – 16 years old to come and learn Buddhist values while making new friends.

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19 November 2019

2020 Free School classes open for registration

Nalanda Free School was established in June 2010 to provide free tuition, quality teaching, personal attention, and other educational support to academically-weak and needy students.  Since then, the Free School operates 32 classes – 5 days a week at Nalanda Centre in Serdang, NEO Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur and NEO Centre in Taman Johor Jaya, with 42 volunteer tutors and an enrolment of 600 students.

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17 November 2019

Thank you for an inspiring ‘Sangha Day’

Nalanda Buddhist Society would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to all venerable monks, teachers, donors, devotees and volunteers who joined us in today’s  ‘Sangha Day’ observance.  Your devotion and support has made this a truly joyous event.  Thank you!

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