1 January 2021

We wish you a ‘Happy New Year’

Nalanda Buddhist Society extends our appreciation to all our teachers, benefactors, members and volunteers for your support and care in the past year. Your dedication, perseverance and calm in these uncertain times are inspiring and vital as we faced unprecedented challenges together. Let us welcome the new year with a tranquil mind and have thoughts of loving-kindness for all beings. We wish you and your loved ones blessings of good health, happiness and peace. Happy New Year 2021.

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23 December 2020

New book published : “Venerable Dhammavuddho – A Life Well-Lived”

In late January 2020, Nalanda Buddhist Society was entrusted by Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) to publish a book in honour of the late Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera, who had passed away barely a month before. Initially planned for a March release, the commemorative book was recently launched on 19 December during the ‘Venerable Dhammavuddho 1st Anniversary Commemoration Service’ hosted by TBCM on-line.

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28 October 2020

Felicitations on Ven. Saranankara’s birthday

Nalanda members and devotees offer our warmest wishes to Most Venerable Sri Saranankara Adhikarana Nāyaka Thero on his birthday today. Ven. Saranankara has been serving the Buddhist community in Malaysia for more than 35 years now, benefitting and contributing towards the well-being of monks and laity alike.

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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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