News & Updates

21 August 2019

More ‘Care Bags’ reach the needy

From 4 to 12 August, Nalanda members and volunteers had the priviledge of presenting ‘care bags’ and supplies to charitable homes and the needy around Klang Valley.  With many fair-goers stepping forward to donate towards the ‘Care Bag’ project during the recent Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2019, we were able to choose suitable food items and provisions to help those less fortunate.

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19 August 2019

Generosity in our daily lives

On Sunday 18 August, Datuk Charlie Chia gave a Dhamma talk on the topic of ‘Generosity’ during the Sunday Morning Service at Nalanda Centre.  In our spiritual journey on the Noble Eightfold Path to achieve freedom from suffering, we must hone our virtues including the important quality of generosity.

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13 August 2019

Experiencing the joy of caring

Just yesterday, the Children’s Learning Camp themed ‘Always Be Caring!’ was concluded at Nalanda Education and Outreach Centre Sungai Petani.  Over four days from 9 August, 40 campers aged 9 to 12 years old enhanced their understanding and practice of loving-kindness and compassion through the various camp activities.

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10 August 2019

Registration for youth camp closed

Registration for the Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults 2019 witnessed an enthusiastic response with many applications received within 3 weeks.  As such, registration is now closed as the camp is over-subscribed; and although we wish to accept more participants, the limitation of accommodation does not permit us to do that.

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8 August 2019

Fruitful observance of Gimhāna Retreat

For seven weeks after the Buddha’s Enlightenment on Wesak full-moon in May, He contemplated on the Dhamma with His perfectly clear faculty of comprehension.  Then, He travelled for seven days from Uruvela to Sarnath where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July.

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6 August 2019

Thank you to ‘Family Fun Fair’ volunteers

Last Sunday 4 August, we invited volunteers and stall operators of the recent Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ 2019 for a simple lunch to thank them for their contribution towards the success of the event.  The Organising Chairperson, Sis. Evelyn expressed her deep appreciation to everyone for their support in hosting the largest Family Fun Fair to-date.

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4 August 2019

A meaningful ‘Dhamma Day’

On Wednesday 17 July, devotees gathered at Nalanda Centre to observe ‘Dhamma Day’.  This auspicious occasion fell on the full-moon of the month Asalha; it commemorates the preaching of Buddha’s first discourse after His Enlightenment, when He taught His first five disciples the fundamental teachings of ‘Four Noble Truths’.  The celebrated discourse – ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’ – reverberated throughout Nalanda Centre as Bro. Tan led devotees in reciting it.

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2 August 2019

Well done to youths at Family Fun Fair

Since 2015, Nalanda Youth Centre has been bringing together young Buddhists across Klang Valley under the ‘Youth Canopy’ at the annual Nalanda Family Fun Fair.  Over 100 youths joyfully participated at the Fun Fair on Sunday 28 July, including members from Buddhist Societies of International Medical University (IMU), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Sungai Long, University of Nottingham Malaysia, and Sunway University.

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31 July 2019

Joyful moments at Family Fun Fair

As the happiness and satisfaction lingers on days after Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2019 for our organisers and volunteers, we invited friends and family to share their memorable snapshots at the Fun Fair on our Facebook page.  We post their photos below, as joyful moments are indeed to be shared!

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30 July 2019

Installation of 16th YDP Agong

Nalanda Buddhist Society members celebrate the official installation of His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah of Pahang as the 16th Yang DiPertuan Agong of Malaysia, today.

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