1 July 2020

Nalanda Institute Malaysia’s 13th Anniversary

In conjunction with Nalanda Institute’s 13th anniversary, its Director Achariya Tan Siang Chye shares his message on the Institute’s progress thus far and challenges amidst the global Coronavirus pandemic. 

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21 June 2020

Happy Father’s Day

He carried us on his shoulders and lends his sturdy hand in our times of need.  He cares for our well-being and cautions us sternly if we go down the wrong path.  Bearing his familial duty devotedly, a father is resilient, courageous and compassionate.

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19 June 2020

Plant a tree in honour of fathers

Fathers are our pillars in life; they provide for us, support us, and lend us their strength so that we grow up to be strong and confident.  Their influence shapes us in lasting ways as we learn life’s values through their own actions.  Their protection is just like the shade of a large tree, providing us with comfort and refuge.

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17 June 2020

Birth Anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah

Today, 17 June marks the 102nd birth anniversary of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo (1918 – 1992), a revered monk whose life and teachings continue to inspire many monks and laity alike. Let us pay humble tribute to this great teacher by recollecting his teachings and practising them faithfully.

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13 May 2020

Planting of sponsored trees gets going in Wisdom Park

On Mother’s Day, many friends responded to our campaign to sponsor a tree to be planted in Wisdom Park in honour of our mothers, and to help Mother Earth at the same time.  We would like to thank all donors and sponsors for your thoughtfulness and generosity.

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12 May 2020

Happy ‘International Nurses Day’

‘International Nurses Day’ is observed on 12 May every year; the date was chosen because it was the birthday of Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910).  In the past, it was an occasion that came and went without much notice. But under the shadows of a global pandemic this year, it is finally celebrated with the recognition it deserves – with significant appreciation and gratitude for the toils and sacrifices of nurses worldwide.

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10 May 2020

Mother’s Day message

Many folks celebrate Mother’s Day with food, drinks and giving presents. However, the hype and over-commercialisation of the occasion caused some people to feel that it has lost its true essence. How can Buddhists celebrate Mother’s Day more meaningfully? In this message, Bro.Tan outlines three simple values that can make this occasion far more meaningful. Watch this video to find out. Happy Mother’s Day!

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8 May 2020

Deep appreciation for Buddha Day programmes

Namo Buddhaya!  Last night, we concluded the final official programme to celebrate Buddha Day B.E.2564 – the “Night of Togetherness in Dhamma”.  We hope the programme was a fitting tribute to the Wesak theme, ‘Tranquility in the face of Uncertainty’.

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3 May 2020

Launch of new Wesak website

We are very grateful to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to ‘Buddha Day’ 2020 Celebration.  Please visit www.wesak.org.my

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1 May 2020

Celebrating Nalanda Buddhist Society’s 17th Anniversary

Message by Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn Chow.

Today is ‘Nalanda Day’, the day the Society was founded.  It is a time for us to celebrate by paying tribute to our Dhamma teachers, benefactors, members and volunteers who enable Nalanda to carry out its unchanging Mission of providing holistic education.  The progress that we see today is a concrete reflection of the spirit of the community that comes together and stays together through the years.

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