News & Updates

20 October 2018

Forum on Mental Well-being

On 7 October, Nalanda Institute organised a Dhamma forum themed the ‘Path to Mental Well-being’, in conjunction with ‘World Mental Health Day’.  The forum aimed to address the mental-health crisis that the world is facing today.

Read more
14 October 2018

3rd Anniversary of Wisdom Park

14 October 2018 marks the 3rd anniversary of Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC).  Over this short period of time, the Committee had held 37 monthly full-board meetings, many sub-committee meetings and site visits to devise, organise and implement the Wisdom Park Development Plan.  Progress on site has been smooth and rapid, with the first building almost ready, and infrastructure work expanded gradually to cover 12.8 acres (out of 39.2 acres) already.

Read more
10 October 2018

‘World Mental Health Day’ 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) designates 10 October every year as “World Mental Health Day”.  It is a day dedicated to understanding the importance of mental well-being and on how to achieve it.

Read more
7 October 2018

‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ officially launched

The ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ was officially launched last night with the blessings of the Maha Sangha, and with over 1,300 Buddhist leaders, Dhamma teachers, guests, neighbours, volunteers and devotees in attendance.  The Centre was built to cater for increasing demand for Buddhist education and training.  It is so named as a tribute to Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda.

Read more
6 October 2018

K. Sri Dhammananda Centre to be launched today

Tonight at 9.00pm, the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ in Sri Serdang will be officially launched by the Maha Sangha. The newly-completed building is named after Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser, and is dedicated to Buddhist education and Dhamma propagation.

Read more
3 October 2018

Joyfully preparing for twin celebrations

Nalanda Centre is teeming with activity as Nalandians prepare to receive more than 1,200 benefactors and supporters this Saturday to mark the Society’s 15th Anniversary Appreciation Night.  The final touches are also underway to launch the newly-constructed K. Sri Dhammananda Centre on the same evening.

Read more
1 October 2018

Forum on ‘Path to Mental Well-being’

Recent-year reports by the Malaysian Ministry of Health and World Health Organization (WHO) show a rapid and alarming increase in mental-health problems.  It is estimated that one out of three Malaysian adults show signs of mental discomfort and illness to varying degrees.  This is certainly much cause for public concern.

Read more
30 September 2018

Pray for the people of Palu

An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale and a series of powerful aftershocks that followed devastated the city of Palu in Central Sulawesi on Friday 28 September, killing more than 400 people and causing widespread damages.  The severe quake also caused a tsunami which resulted in further casualties in the area.

Read more
29 September 2018

5th Memorial Day for respected teachers

29 September 2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Prof. Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.  Nalandians pay tribute and express our gratitude to them for their significant contributions towards the propagation of Buddha-Sāsana.  We wish both our teachers the highest bliss of Peace, ‘Santi’.

Read more
27 September 2018

Much anticipated launching of K. Sri Dhammananda Centre

After a year of reconstruction, we are deeply honoured to invite the community to the launching of ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ on Saturday, 6 October 2018.  The newly-completed building is named after Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser – the most Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda – who inaugurated our Society in 2003.  This facility is solely dedicated to Buddhist education and Dhamma propagation.

Read more