20th Anniversary

10 July 2024

Celebrating Kinrara Metta’s 20 years Anniversary

On Saturday 29 June, Nalanda leaders joined our kalyana mittā at Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society (KMBS) to celebrate KMBS’s 20th Anniversary themed “Metta Starts with Me”.  Over the past 20 years, KMBS has served its community with compassion, care and harmoninously, providing a nurturing environment for individuals seeking Dhamma as life refuge.

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18 May 2023

Celebrating 20 years on ‘Nalanda Day’

On Monday 1 May, Nalanda members, volunteers and devotees marked the milestone 20th Anniversary of the Society together at Nalanda Centre.   In this gathering of good spiritual friends, everyone rejoiced in the progress and impact of the Society’s programmes over the years, borne of the strong missionary spirit which unites us.

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9 May 2023

Hosting 12 Sri Lankan scholar monks

On Sunday 7 May, Nalanda members and volunteers were honoured to welcome 12 monks from Sri Lanka, who are on a study tour courtesy hosted by Maha Karuna Buddhist Society.  The young members of the Sangha are top scholars in Buddhist and Pali studies and are visiting Malaysia for the first time. 

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1 May 2023

Celebrating Nalanda’s 20th Anniversary today

Namo Buddhaya and Happy Nalanda Day! On this joyous occasion of our 20th Anniversary, Nalanda Buddhist Society extends our deepest appreciation and gratitude to all past and present spiritual teachers, leaders, members, volunteers, donors, benefactors, and Dhamma friends in Malaysia and abroad for your relentless support to Nalanda’s educational mission over the past years.

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30 April 2023

Finding meaning in selfless service

Service comes in all forms and encompasses the subtle virtue of selflessness.  We would usually start our service with doing what we enjoy or prefer doing, and then progress to do what we are able to do.  When we feel truly connected to the cause, we commit ourselves to do what is needed with a sense of nobility and purpose.  The more selfless we become, the more joyful and meaningful we feel.

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30 April 2023

Building a more united and harmonious community

Development of values and virtues is an essential pathway for us to develop spiritually and forge a harmonious community.  By embracing values such as compassion, courage, respect, learning and service, we continuous to grow as an individual and as a community towards joyful living.

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29 April 2023

Buddhist culture steeped in values

Culture is a shared way of life which holds a community together in harmony and unity.  Buddhist culture is steeped in values of gratitude, humility, mindfulness, care for others and follows the etiquette of a refined behaviour – to be non-offensive, non-obtrusive, and non-obstructive.

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28 April 2023

Reaching out & enriching lives

Think not lightly of doing good, saying, "It will not come to me." Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good. - Dhammapada verse 122

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27 April 2023

Learning & growing together

Developing skillful ways to live in accordance to Dhamma gives rise to peace and wisdom.  As a community, we encourage each other to learn and grow together by meeting frequently in unity, communicating effectively, and supporting each other in our spiritual journey

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26 April 2023

The ‘Miracle of Education’

The Buddha’s teachings form the core of all our programmes, courses and camps.  We draw from the vast trove of Buddhist wisdom and tailor what is most essential for one to understand and live in accordance to the Dhamma in order to experience the ‘Miracle of Education’. We also integrate experiential learning, reflection, collaboration and community service for a complete educational experience and growth towards a more meaningful life.

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