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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28 April 2020

An “App” to count our blessings

Do we need an App to help us count our blessings?  Well… Why not?  Throughout the day, Apps are helping us watch our diet, keep us physically active, and even help to monitor our health.  But very often in our busy daily routines, we forget to watch our minds, thus giving rise to stress and complaints about unsatisfactory conditions.

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25 April 2020

Thank you for the loving-kindness

Dear friends, all of us at Nalanda Buddhist Society would like to thank Bro.Tan for his excellent, insightful, and clear explanation of the Karanīya Mettā Sutta over the past 5 nights on “Facebook Live”.  We have the great pleasure of listening to this uplifting discourse of the Buddha presented in such simple and direct manner that every word speaks deeply to us!  Thank you Bro.Tan, for your kindness in sharing it with us.

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21 April 2020

Voice that calms and guides a nation

Every afternoon, anxious Malaysians tune in to their TVs to watch the daily official briefing on the country’s Covid-19 situation.  Standing behind the podium with unassuming composure and speaking with a calming voice is the Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Noor Hisham.  He has been a daily fixture at the press briefings since the Coronavirus epidemic took a serious turn in Malaysia.

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7 April 2020

Heartfelt “World Health Day” message

Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan gives a heartfelt message of deep appreciation to all health-care workers around the world. We salute their dutiful service on this poignant celebration of “World Health Day” 2020.

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7 April 2020

Let’s salute health-care workers around the world

Message by Nalanda Founder, Bro.Tan

7 April of each year is designated as “World Health Day”.  It is heart-breaking, and extremely challenging, that we celebrate the 2020 edition facing the most serious global contagion in modern history – the Covid-19 pandemic.

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4 February 2020

Dhamma School alumni and youths return to their spiritual home

In the past two weeks, Nalanda Dhamma School alumni and youths studying and working overseas have been visiting Nalanda Centre to pay their respects to teachers and reunite with good friends.  Most of them had travelled back to Malaysia for their semester breaks and holidays in conjunction with the Lunar New Year.  Nalandians joyfully welcomed them back to their spiritual home and exchanged the latest news.

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11 January 2020

BPS 403 Convocation Ceremony

On Saturday 4 January, Nalanda Institute Malaysia held the Convocation Ceremony for graduates of BPS 403 – Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies at Nalanda Centre.  66 participants completed the 5-month course which started in July 2019.  In the presence of their loved ones, the ceremony began with an ‘ovada’ or advice from the course lecturers.

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