News & Updates

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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31 January 2019

Thank you for an amazing 2018!

2018 has been an amazing year at Nalanda, marking 15 years of holistic education and unyielding service to Buddha-Sāsana.  We thank all members, supporters and benefactors for your continuous support for the benefit and growth of the Buddhist community.

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28 January 2019

Hosting friends from Seck Kia Eenh

On Sunday 9 December 2018, Nalanda Centre warmly welcomed 10 members of Seck Kia Eenh (SKE) Temple, a long-standing Buddhist association in Melaka with a heritage that dates back to 1920.  The group, led by the Temple’s President, Associate Professor Tan Kim See, was on a day-trip to visit several Buddhist centres around Klang Valley.

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25 January 2019

Convocation and Gratitude Day

On Sunday 2 December 2018, Nalanda Institute Malaysia hosted a convocation ceremony for its largest cohort to-date – 68 graduates, who completed BPS 305 Certificate in Buddhist Studies, at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  The 10-session course which comprised four modules over a single 4-month semester, introduced Dhamma learning in a structured, systematic and holistic manner.

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22 January 2019

‘Buddhist Business Network’ visits Nalanda Centre

On 20 November 2018, Nalanda hosted 17 members of Buddhist Business Network (BBN) led by their President, Bro. Lee Kian Hong at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  After a warm welcome by Nalandian officers, the group was brought on a tour of Nalanda Centre and the recently launched K. Sri Dhammananda Centre by host Bro. Charlie Teng.

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19 January 2019

Nalanda Free School 2019 classes started

Nalanda Free School (NFS) warmly welcome its teachers and students as classes commenced for the academic year of 2019 at Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru centres.  NFS has been operating for over 8 years now since its establishment by a group of dedicated volunteers to provide free tuition and other educational support to academically-weak and needy students.

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16 January 2019

27th anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing

Today we commemorate the 27th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah’s passing.  A revered monk who lived a meaningful and simple life, Ajahn Chah (1918 – 1992) bestowed upon the Buddhist community a legacy which continues to inspire many monks and laity alike.  Many monastics who trained with him at forest monasteries have themselves become renowned and respected teachers.

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13 January 2019

Branch officers meet in samaggi

On 22 December 2018, Nalanda officers from Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani Branches conducted a Branch meeting after participating in the Nalanda Education Workshop 4.0.  President of Nalanda Buddhist Society, Sis. Evelyn Chow, chaired the meeting to ensure alignment of the Branches’ efforts with Nalanda’s direction and to discuss the support required by each Branch for the smooth coordination of their respective educational programmes.

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9 January 2019

Nalanda Johor Bahru leaders’ retreat

On 15 – 17 December 2018, the Management Team and officers of Nalanda Johor Bahru Branch conducted their management retreat at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. In the 3-day gathering, the team discussed and reflected on progress made in the past years as well as planned for the upcoming years’ educational and devotional programmes.

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5 January 2019

Nalanda Free School students visit UPM on ‘World Soil Day’

In conjunction with ‘World Soil Day’ on 5 December 2018, Nalanda Free School (NFS) organised a visit to the Department of Land Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).  Students, teachers and parents alike gained a better understanding and appreciation for this natural resource.

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