17 July 2021

7th Anniversary of MH17

It has been 7 years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Eastern Ukraine as it was enroute to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam.  After years of investigations by an international team, four men have been trial since March 2020 in the Netherlands, for their alleged part in downing MH17 and killing all 298 lives on board.

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1 July 2021

14th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia

Since its establishment in 2007, the Institute has steadfastly focussed on its objectives to promote and facilitate the study, research and propagation of the Buddha’s teachings. We extend our appreciation to past and present Directors of the Institute, its core volunteers and all our benefactors for your support in helping us deliver our programmes for the benefit of the community.

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17 June 2021

Birth anniversary of Ajahn Chah

17 June 2021 marks the 103rd birth anniversary of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo. We humbly pay tribute to this great monk whose life and teachings inspired countless people, monks and laity alike.

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1 May 2021

Celebrating Nalanda’s 18th Anniversary

Today marks the 18th Anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia, a time for us to pay tribute to our Dhamma teachers, benefactors, members and volunteers who have been with us on this enriching journey of holistic education. May the light of Dhamma shine brightly within, so that it illuminates the world too.

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25 March 2021

Gratitude on Nalanda Patron’s Day

18 March is observed as “Nalanda Patron’s Day” – an annual programme to commemorate and appreciate all our donors, benefactors and volunteers who have contributed tremendously to the growth of Nalanda, and by extension, to the development of Buddhist education.  Commemorated since 2007, the date marks the birth anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society’s late Spiritual Advisor – Venerable Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero who would be 103 if he were alive.

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18 March 2021

Nalanda Patron’s Day

“Nalanda Patron’s Day” is an annual programme to commemorate and appreciate all donors, benefactors and volunteers who have contributed to the growth of Nalanda over the years, and by extension, to the development of Buddhist education.  Nalanda Buddhist Society first observed “Patron’s Day” on 18 March 2007, in conjunction with the birth anniversary of our late teacher and spiritual adviser – Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thero.

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16 January 2021

29th Anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s Passing

16 January 2021 marks the 29th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo’s passing. Three decades on, Ajahn Chah continues to inspire monks and laity around the world with his exemplary life lived in strict adherence to the Dhamma-Vinaya. Let us pay humble tribute to this compassionate teacher by recollecting his teachings and by practising them diligently.

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29 September 2020

7th Memorial Day for Respected Teachers

29 September 2020 marks the 7th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Prof. Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.  With reverence and gratitude, Nalandians pay tribute to Venerable Anuruddha and Goenkaji for their significant contributions towards humanity and to propagate Dhamma.  We wish both respected teachers the highest bliss of Peace, ‘Santi’.

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16 September 2020

Happy 57th ‘Malaysia Day’!

Today, we mark the 57th anniversary of the formation of our beloved nation ‘Malaysia’.  We have travelled quite a distance along the path of nationhood since then.  We are happy that this multi-ethnic, multi-religious, and multi-cultural country has withstood half a century of trials and tribulations to emerge with a stronger society and a more resilient economy.

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31 August 2020

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

Today, 31 August 2020 marks the 14th anniversary of the passing away of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Advisor – Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.  Venerable Dhammananda played a significant role in the development of Buddhism in Malaysia and dedicated his life to bring Buddha-Dhamma to millions all over the world.

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