News & Updates

24 March 2018

Progress of ‘KSDC’ ahead of schedule

Construction of the proposed ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ in Sri Serdang is making good progress; work is estimated to be 68% completed – a month ahead of original schedule.  Wall plastering is on-going externally and internally, as with plumbing and electrical wiring.

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23 March 2018

Seoul wants employees to work less

Reported by BBC International.

The metropolitan government in South Korea’s capital Seoul is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time – by shutting down all their computers at 8.00pm on Fridays.  It says it is trying to stop a “culture of working overtime”.

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21 March 2018

Last male Northern White Rhino died

‘Sudan’, the last male Northern White Rhino, was euthanized on 19 March in Kenya after suffering ailments due to old age; he was 45.  With his death, there are only two other individuals from this subspecies left – ‘Najin’ and ‘Fatu’ – both females.  That means extinction for the majestic Northern White Rhino is only two deaths away.

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20 March 2018

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 44

Nalanda Bulletin Issue No. 44 (March 2018 edition) is now available for collection at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and our branch centres.  This latest issue highlights events in January and February 2018.  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.  Thank you.

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19 March 2018

Video tribute to our venerable teacher

As Malaysian Buddhists celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the late Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda (1918 – 2006) this week, we shall forever be grateful to his prolific teachings and writings which have benefited thousands of people in understanding and appreciating the Buddha-Dhamma.

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18 March 2018

Birth centenary of an iconic Dhammaduta

Today is the 100th birth anniversary of the late Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Mahā Thero (1918 – 2006),  Sanghanāyaka Thera of Malaysia and Singapore, and Spiritual Adviser to Nalanda Buddhist Society.  Nalandians humbly pay tribute to his immeasurable contributions to the development of Malaysian Buddhism, and his invaluable teachings for our understanding and appreciation of Buddha-Dhamma.

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17 March 2018

Obituary – Ven. Dr. T. Sangharatana

It is with deep respect and a heavy heart that we announce the passing away of Venerable T. Sangharatana Nāyaka Thero earlier today, 17 March 2018.  He was well regarded for his social service in Bangalore, India, as the founding member of the Maha Mahinda Dhammaduta Propagating Society, which serves the socio-welfare needs of the lower strata of Indian people.

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16 March 2018

Nalanda Centre prepared for Centenary celebrations

18 March 2018 marks the birth centenary of the Most Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero (1918 – 2006), the late Sanghanāyaka Thera of Malaysia, and Nalanda’s Spiritual Adviser.

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15 March 2018

New van launched with gratitude

On Sunday 25 February, Nalanda members and devotees witnessed the launching of the Society’s new passenger van with much gratitude and appreciation.  Founder Bro. Tan led the recitation of ‘parittas’ to inaugurate the van, and named it ‘S. K. Aruna’, meaning “the arrival of dawn”.  This was followed by a simple blessing ceremony by everyone present.

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14 March 2018

Launching of ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centenary Celebrations’

18 March 2018 marks the birth centenary of the Most Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero (1918 – 2006), the late Sanghanāyaka Thera of Malaysia, and Nalanda’s Spiritual Adviser.

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