Appreciation

24 September 2017

Thank you, Dhamma teachers

Nalanda Buddhist Society, the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM), and the Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School (BISDS) – joint organisers of the inaugural National Camp for Dhamma teachers – would like to thank all participants for making this programme a great success!

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18 September 2017

Thank you for the great support

Nalanda’s ‘Family Fun Fair’ at NEO Centre Johor Bahru was joyfully and successfully held on Saturday 16 September with thousands of people having a great day with family and friends, while supporting holistic education for the community.

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5 September 2017

A truly illuminating youth camp

Nalanda Youth Centre’s “Dhamma Living Camp for Young Adults 2017”, with the theme “Ignite the Light Within”, concluded joyfully yesterday afternoon.  200 participants from all over Malaysia and even Singapore spent four days learning and experiencing the Dhamma together under the skilful guidance of Bro. Tan and a team of caring facilitators.

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1 September 2017

29th SEA Games come to a close

The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games have come to a wonderful close on Wednesday, 30 August.  We are proud of the achievements of the host country Malaysia for organising a friendly and successful games.  We are also happy for all the officials and athletes for their efforts and performances which enthralled sports fans for 2 weeks.

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29 August 2017

Joy lingers – 10 days on

On Sunday 27 August, Nalanda hosted a joyous celebration to thank all volunteers who worked hard for last week’s ‘Family Fun Fair’. Although the event was held 10 days ago, the gladness and delight is still strongly felt by everyone.

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23 August 2017

Sin Chew interviews Fun Fair operators

On Monday 21 August, Malaysia’s most popular Chinese-language daily Sin Chew Jit Poh (星洲日报), published an exclusive interview with two groups of operators of Nalanda’s Family Fun Fair, which was held in Sri Serdang last weekend.

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22 August 2017

Thank you for the great support

Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2017 concluded successfully on Sunday afternoon with the great support of benefactors and devotees from throughout Malaysia and Singapore! This year’s Fun Fair was the largest-ever held, with 168 stalls selling a wide range of quality products to raise funds for ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ – a new Dhamma-learning facility to be built in Sri Serdang.

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20 August 2017

Family Fun Fair successfully concluded

Family Fun Fair 2017 held earlier today was another great milestone for Nalanda Buddhist Society.  By the time it closed at 4pm, more than 10,000 people had thronged the Fair, making it the largest ever held in Sri Serdang!

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23 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Social Action & Responsibility

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR SOCIAL ACTION & RESPONSIBILITY’ to Dr. Phang Cheng Kar – a consultant psychiatrist and mindfulness-based therapist who created MINDFULGym, the first structured and scientifically-supported mindfulness-based programme for stress reduction and wellness in Malaysia.

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22 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Leadership Integrity

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP INTEGRITY’ to Datuk Charlie Chia.  In the 1970’s and 80’s, he played a vital role in the formation and development of several Buddhist organisations in Malaysia, including the Buddhist Missionary Society Youth Section, the Buddhist Society of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kota Tinggi Buddhist Society, Mettā Lodge Johor Bahru, and Kuantan Buddhist Association.

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