27 June 2018

Forum on overcoming mental suffering

“You can put it down – Understand Suffering and Suffer Less”   

The entire teachings of the Buddha can be summarised as follows: knowing the true nature of suffering and overcoming it. Today’s ultrafast-paced urban lifestyle with myriad distractions inevitably leads to layers of mental suffering, most commonly stress and dissatisfaction.  Mental health has become highly endangered and many people risk having debilitating mental illness without positive intervention.

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17 June 2018

Centenary of a great Dhamma teacher

Today marks the 100th birth anniversary of the late Luang Por Chah Subhaddo (17 June 1918 – 16 January 1992) – one of the best known teachers of the Thai forest monastic tradition in modern times.  Simply and better known to the world as Ajahn Chah, he was seen as the personification of Buddhist monastic discipline, meditative spirit, and profound wisdom.

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3 May 2018

Nalandians marked 15th anniversary with flowing gratitude

Nalanda Buddhist Society marked its 15th anniversary celebration on 1 May 2018 with flowing gratitude towards all our teachers, spiritual guides, benefactors, supporters, members, volunteers and devotees from near and far.

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2 May 2018

Wisdom Park webpage launched

Great news!  Wisdom Park’s webpage was officially launched on 1st May by Ven. Sri Saranankara Nāyaka Thero in the presence of Nalanda members and devotees.  The launch was in conjunction with the 15th anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society.

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1 May 2018

Happy “Nalanda Day” 2018

Message from Evelyn Chow, President of Nalanda Buddhist Society.

Today marks the 15th anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society.  I feel blessed being around with so many members who are attending the Sixth National Members Convention here at Nalanda Centre.  There are many supportive conditions over the past 15 years which caused all of us to be here today – I believe our gathering is not by mere chance.

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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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11 March 2018

Tōhoku tragedy remembered

On 11 March 2011, at 2.46PM local time, a catastrophic 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan near Sendai, causing widespread damages and triggering a powerful tsunami that struck coastal villages and towns with great ferocity.

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8 March 2018

4th Anniversary of MH370 tragedy

Today marks the 4th year of MH370’s mysterious disappearance over the Indian Ocean.  Many family members of those who perished are still in agony over not knowing the actual fate of their loved ones.

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16 January 2018

Ajahn Chah memorial today

16 January marks the anniversary of Luang Pu Chah’s passing (in 1992).  Traditionally on this day, his disciples throughout the world would gather at his main monastery – Wat Nong Pah Pong in Ubon Ratchathani – to observe the memorial.  Let us pay humble tribute to this great teacher of many by recollecting his teachings and by practising them diligently!

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28 October 2017

Day of remembrance and gratitude

Thursday 31 August marked the 11th anniversary of the passing of Nalanda’s late spiritual adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda, as well as being Malaysia’s 60th National Day.  Nalanda founder Bro. Tan delivered a Dhamma talk on gratitude to commemorate these two occasions.

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