12 December 2019

Learning & Service on Nalanda ‘Education Day’

Annually, 11 December is celebrated as Nalanda ‘Education Day’.  On this day, we mark the anniversary of the launching of Nalanda’s “Education Philosophy” which calls for a holistic approach in education — balancing and combining knowledge, skills, values and culture, thus leading to integral development of people.

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25 October 2019

4th Anniversary of Wisdom Park Development Committee

On Sunday 20 October, a simple celebration was held to commemorate the 4th anniversary of Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC).  Since its formation in October 2015, its members have been selflessly and tirelessly driving the development of Wisdom Park.  The Committee has been meeting monthly since its inception without a miss, thus keeping the construction schedule on track.

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5 October 2019

1st anniversary of K. Sri Dhammananda Centre

Tomorrow (6 October) marks the first anniversary of the launching of K. Sri Dhammananda Centre in Sri Serdang.  The past 12 months have seen the Centre fully utilised for Dhamma camps, meditation retreats, and currently, as the premise for the Adult Dhamma School every Sunday.

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2 October 2019

International Day of Non-violence

Today marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948).  It is celebrated as ‘Gandhi Jayanti’ in India; and since 2007, it was designated by the United Nations as the “International Day of Non-Violence”.   Gandhiji was revered by millions of Indians as ‘Mahātmā’, who worked indefatigably for the peaceful independence of India from colonial rule, while professing the ancient philosophy of non-violence, truthfulness, modesty and simplicity.

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28 August 2019

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

31 August 2019 marks the 13th anniversary of the passing away of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser – Most Venerable Dr. K Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thero. We invite you to join us for a meaningful and spiritual day in commemorating the teachings and lifetime contributions of the late venerable, this Saturday at Nalanda Centre.

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28 August 2019

10-year Memorial Service in Ladakh

On Sunday 25 August, a memorial service was held at Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre (MIMC) Leh – Ladakh, conducted by Ven. Sanghasena.  35 Nalandians, led by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan, were present to personally honour our dear sisters – G. G. Tan, Julie Ang, Jennie Cheong, and Lee Ah Yem – who lost their lives in a tragic accident whilst on a charitable mission there.

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1 July 2019

Nalanda Institute’s 12th Anniversary

TODAY marks the 12th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia.  Since its inception in 2007, the Institute has been offering hundreds of Buddhist courses, scriptural studies, forums, pilgrimages and study tours both locally and abroad, as well as providing leadership and management training.  Its holistic and structured learning programmes have benefitted over 12,800 participants throughout Malaysia and in neighbouring countries.

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8 March 2019

5th Anniversary of MH370

Today, we mark the poignant 5th anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on 8 March 2014.  Let us spend a moment to reflect on the characteristic of life – its fleeting nature, impermanence, and uncertainty. “Sabbe sankhara anicca’ti” – all conditioned things are impermanent, indeed.

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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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7 November 2018

Celebrating 15 Years of Holistic Education

Nalanda Buddhist Society was established in 2003, with our name bestowed by our late teacher and spiritual adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda.  Since inception, Nalanda has been focusing on providing holistic Buddhist education to the community, which to date has benefitted over 23,000 students and participants throughout Malaysia.

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