News & Updates

28 June 2017

“Dhamma Forum” to mark 10th anniversary of Nalanda Institute

We are honoured to have Nalanda founder Bro. Tan, Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama, and Achariya Tan Siang Chye to jointly conduct a “Dhamma Forum” this Sunday morning.  They will form a panel together with other speakers and moderators of WACANA 2017 to discuss and answer many fundamental questions related to Buddhist practice.

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27 June 2017

Dhamma tour of Kelantan for teenagers

During the recent June holidays, 80 teenage Nalanda Dhamma School students from Sri Serdang and Johor Bahru embarked on a journey of discovery to Kelantan – the most north-easterly state of Peninsular Malaysia – and an important centre of Buddhism centuries ago.

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26 June 2017

“Sri Lanka Relief Fund” handed to Theravāda Council

Nalanda Buddhist Society members and devotees were very concerned about the recent floods which devastated parts of Sri Lanka, and caused severe damages with hundreds of casualties.  A public donation drive was immediately launched by several Buddhist organisations to raise money for flood relief and reconstruction work; Nalanda’s donation campaign lasted from 30 May to 16 June.

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25 June 2017

Printing new books for July

Nalanda Buddhist Society is planning to print a few titles of Dhamma books authored by revered Thai teacher and philosopher-monk, Ajahn Buddhadāsa (1906-1993) for free distribution.

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24 June 2017

Best wishes for ‘Aidilfitri’

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Muslim friends a joyous celebration of ‘Aidilfitri’ on the first day of Syawal tomorrow.  May the fasting and sacrifices you have made over the past month bring you more Peace and blessings.  “Selamat Hari Raya!

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23 June 2017

All prepared for WACANA 2017

As the clock ticks down to WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference, Nalanda Institute officers have been working round the clock to ensure a successful event.  Teams in charge of the programme, forums, exhibition, logistics and others are busy making final preparations to accommodate more than 600 participants at this important gathering on Saturday, 1 July.

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22 June 2017

Daily Dhamma talks by Ven. Gavesi

Nalanda Centre is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi for beginners and intermediate meditators from 25 to 29 June.  We look forward to welcoming all meditators who have registered for the retreat to Nalanda Centre on Sunday.

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21 June 2017

Sponsoring book printing

Nalanda Buddhist Society is planning to print a Dhamma book authored by Ajahn Buddhadāsa (1906-1993), a revered teacher who attracted many disciples to his monastery – Suan Mokkh in Chaiya, Thailand – to learn and practise Dhamma.

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20 June 2017

Ven. Dhammavuddho visits Nalanda

On Saturday 17 June, Nalanda Centre was honoured to receive a visit by Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera, the Founder-Abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama in Temoh, Perak; he was accompanied by Ven. Khantipalo and Bro. Vipassi.

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19 June 2017

Dhamma talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

This Wednesday (21 June), Nalanda Centre is honoured to host the return of most Venerable Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera to deliver a Dhamma teaching at 8.00pm.  Sayadaw’s talk will be followed by our regular meditation session from 9.00pm to 10.00pm.

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