Appreciation

1 January 2020

Happy New Year 2020

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia extends our appreciation to all our teachers, members, benefactors, supporters and volunteers for a wonderful 2019.  Our hearts are filled with much gratitude for your tireless support which enabled the achievements and progress in service to Buddha-Sāsana and the community.

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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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11 December 2019

A Decade of Noble Service to the Community

Ten years ago, on 11 December 2009, Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang was ceremoniously launched in the presence of venerable Sangha members, leaders and members of the Buddhist community from all over Malaysia. Since then, Nalanda Centre has been hosting many pivotal educational programmes that have inspired and impacted the lives of thousands.

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5 December 2019

Honouring the Three Jewels on ‘Sangha Day’

On Saturday 16 November, devotees observed ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch by learning Dhamma and honouring the Sangha.  We joyfully welcomed Bhante Lim of Dhammavana Meditation (Bukit Mertajam) Centre who delivered a Dhamma talk.

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3 November 2019

Honouring Free School teachers and volunteers

On Saturday 26 October, Nalanda Free School held its annual ‘Appreciation Day’ to honour all its teachers and volunteers.  As the 2019 school year has come to an end, this was also the occasion to celebrate the achievements of the students.  During the joyous event, everyone was treated to performances by students and was inspired by the wonderful sharing of some teachers.

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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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17 September 2019

Bearing gratitude on Memorial day

31 August 2019 marked the 13th Anniversary of the late Ven. Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda’s passing.  Nalanda members and devotees honoured our late Spiritual Adviser with a commemoration ceremony in the morning.  After the meditation, puja and chanting, Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama delivered a Dhamma talk on the benefits of gratitude and appreciation.

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25 August 2019

In Memoriam – A decade in passing

On the fateful day of 25 August 2009, while travelling on a charity tour to help build schools and welfare homes in Ladakh, four of our dear Dhamma friends – G. G. Tan, Julie Ang, Jennie Cheong, and Lee Ah Yem – met with a tragic road accident that caused them their lives. Today marks the 10th anniversary of their passing, and a group of Nalandians led by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan is now in Ladakh to pay special tribute for their services rendered to the Buddha-Sāsana.

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6 August 2019

Thank you to ‘Family Fun Fair’ volunteers

Last Sunday 4 August, we invited volunteers and stall operators of the recent Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ 2019 for a simple lunch to thank them for their contribution towards the success of the event.  The Organising Chairperson, Sis. Evelyn expressed her deep appreciation to everyone for their support in hosting the largest Family Fun Fair to-date.

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28 July 2019

‘Thank You’ for an amazing day!

Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2019 concluded successfully this afternoon with the great support of benefactors and devotees who travelled from near and far to Sri Serdang!  Bright smiles greeted the sunny weather as everyone rallied together in harmony to contribute to the holistic community education.

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