News & Updates

23 January 2020

Bring home something of Value

The Chinese New Year spent meaningfully makes our lives greater.  So bring home something of VALUE and may you have VALUABLE TIME spent meaningfully with your loved ones.  Happy New Year everyone.  May you be blessed with good health, peace, success and happiness!

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22 January 2020

Inspiring journey through India and Nepal

From 14 to 28 December 2019, 68 pilgrims embarked on ‘Buddhayatra’, a spiritual journey to India and Nepal led by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan.  A ‘Buddhayatra’ is not a sight-seeing tour but a journey of faith with insightful learning, reflection, and spiritual growth, as we retrace the path taken by our Enlightened Teacher 26 centuries ago.

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21 January 2020

Nalandians take leave for the New Year

Last Sunday, Nalandians gathered after the morning service and Dhamma learning sessions to “take leave” from their teachers for the New Year break.  An enduring tradition at Nalanda, they also sought blessings from Nalanda founder Bro. Tan, and thanked him for his patience and guidance throughout the year.

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20 January 2020

Nalanda Centre closed for Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year is just around the corner and we take this opportunity to wish you a joyous celebration with your family and friends.  May you and your loved ones be blessed with good health, happiness and peace.  We also wish those travelling a safe journey back home.  新年快乐,吉祥如意!

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18 January 2020

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 55

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 55 (January 2020 edition) is now available for collection at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and our branch centres.  This latest issue highlights events in October to December 2019.  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, especially in view of the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday get-togethers.  You may also view it on-line by clicking the web-link below.  Thank you.

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16 January 2020

Ajahn Chah Memorial Day

16 January 2020 marks the 28th anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing away (in 1992).  He was undoubtedly one of the most revered Buddhist teachers in the modern era, and was a doyen of the “forest monastic tradition” who attracted many Thai and foreign disciples to train under him.

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14 January 2020

Nalanda youths host exchange group from Estonia

From 28 to 30 December 2019, Nalandians were very happy to host Venerable Thitañana, founder of the Estonian Therāvadā Sangha, the Venerable Thitamedha, and nine youths from the Baltic country at Nalanda Centre for an exchange programme.  The group had also visited other Southeast Asian countries including Thailand, Cambodia, and Singapore to learn about Asian culture and the Buddhist way of life.

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13 January 2020

Building sponsorship – RM100 per Square-foot

Construction of the Wisdom Park Administrative Centre under Phase 1C began in February 2019, and it is scheduled for completion this April.  The 9,000 square feet building will house the management office, volunteer centre, accommodation for teachers, and space for meeting/training activities.

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10 January 2020

Hosting Ajahn Viradhammo and Ajahn Pavaro

On Monday 30 December 2019, Nalanda Centre was honoured to receive Ajahn Viradhammo and Ajahn Pavaro to Nalanda Centre.  Arriving in Sri Serdang in the afternoon, Nalanda officers and members warmly and respectfully welcomed venerable sirs.  Deputy President Bro. Charlie hosted venerables for a tour of the Centre and K. Sri Dhammananda Centre which have both changed significantly since their last visit here.

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8 January 2020

First major air tragedy in 2020

We are saddened to hear the news of a major air-tragedy early this morning when a Boeing 737 aeroplane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran.  Officials confirmed that there were no survivors among the 176 passengers and crew on board.

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