News & Updates

19 February 2019

Wishing you a Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

Today is the full-moon day of the first lunar month, marking the celebration of “Chap Goh Meh” for the Chinese community.  Traditionally, families would gather for another round of harmonious reunion and make aspirations for a happy and peaceful year ahead.  Nalanda wishes everyone a joyful and meaningful celebration with much goodwill and generosity.  Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

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15 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Kalyano

On Friday 14 December 2018, Nalandians were honoured to welcome Ajahn Kalyano back to Nalanda Centre for a Dhamma talk.  Ajahn’s last visit to Nalanda was in 2016 and has been a strong supporter of Nalanda’s education mission.

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12 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Jayasaro

On Thursday 13 December 2018, we were honoured to welcome revered teachers, Ajahn Jayasaro and Ajahn Vajiro back to Nalanda Centre. Nalandians were delighted to reminisce with both venerable teachers who have been supporting Nalanda’s education mission for many years.

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9 February 2019

Nalanda Centre reopens tomorrow

Nalanda Centre, Youth Centre and Pustaka Nalanda in Sri Serdang will be reopened tomorrow after the week-long Lunar New Year celebrations.  The Sunday Morning Service will start at 9am with meditation, chanting, and Dhamma talk.  Nalanda Youth Centre will also be holding the Youth Sunday Service with a workshop on cultivating gratitude in daily life.

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8 February 2019

Joyful Dhamma Camp in Kelantan

From 5 to 8 December 2018, a Teenagers’ Dhamma Camp at Wat Pracacinaram, Wakaf Bharu was jointly organised by Nalanda Dhamma School, Dhammarakkhita group, Persatuan Peranakan Cina Kelantan, and Persatuan Meditasi Mettarama.

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6 February 2019

Chinese New Year Open House and Dhamma Talk

Happy Chinese New Year!  We wish you and your loved ones a joyous and meaningful celebration during this festive season.  This Friday 8 February, we welcome you to join the Chinese New Year Open House at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Sungai Petani for a spirited reunion and celebration with good friends.  Nalanda Founder, Bro. Tan will be giving a Dhamma talk after the service.  All are welcome!

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5 February 2019

Happy Chinese New Year!

Nalanda wishes you a joyous and blessed Chinese New Year.  Let us spend the holidays connecting meaningfully with our family and friends.  To those who are travelling home, we wish you safe journeys.  May you and your loved ones be well and happy always!

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3 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Achalo

On 2 December 2018, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Achalo for a Dhamma talk on his first visit to Nalanda Centre. Ajahn Achalo reminded us that in our samsaric existence, we are affected by ignorance – the cause of all suffering.  This ignorance of ‘not knowing the true nature of the way things are’ results in us perceiving things incorrectly and culminates in craving and anger.  The remedy to ‘not knowing’ is simply ‘to know’; achieved through cultivating wisdom and concentration.

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2 February 2019

Alms-round at Seri Kembangan markets

On Saturday 19 January, the mood lightened at the busy markets in Seri Kembangan when two Sangha members supported by a team of Nalandians and volunteers went on alms-round.  A long standing programme organised by Nalanda, Pindacāra provides an opportunity for the community to participate in this wholesome cultivation of generosity.

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1 February 2019

Nalanda Centre closed for Chinese New Year

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes everyone a joyous and blissful Chinese New Year!  May you and your loved ones be blessed with good health, happiness and peace in the year ahead.  We also wish you safe travels and a harmonious holiday spent fruitfully with friends and family. 新年快乐,吉祥如意!

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