Appreciation

4 July 2017

New books published in July

Nalanda Buddhist Society has just printed another 17,000 copies of Ajahn Buddhadāsa’s booklets, namely “Nibbāna for Everyone” (NEW release), “Kamma in Buddhism”*, “Living in the Present”*, and “Getting Started in Mindfulness with Breathing”* (*all second editions) for free distribution throughout Malaysia.  In addition, Nalanda Institute also published a new book – “The Buddha-Word : Discovering the Essential” – for WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference held on 1 July.

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2 July 2017

Thanks and appreciation for supporting WACANA 2017

WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference successfully concluded yesterday (1 July) with much rejoicing and compliments from the speakers, participants, and volunteers.  We are grateful to devotees who came from all over Malaysia, as well as participants from Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka, and Australia, to take part in the high-spirited Conference.  Thank you for your enthusiastic support!

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1 July 2017

Nalanda Institute’s 10th Anniversary

1 July 2017 marks the 10th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia. Since its inception in 2007, the Institute has successfully organized many Dhamma courses and programmes, benefitting nearly 12,000 participants throughout Malaysia. We would like to pay tribute to everyone who has played a role to guide and shape our path in the past decade. We have grown tremendously, thanks to your support in many ways.

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1 July 2017

Thank you for supporting Nalanda Institute

As we celebrate 10 glorious years of service to the Buddha-Sāsana under the banner of ‘Nalanda Institute Malaysia’, we wish to record our deepest gratitude and appreciation to our Founding-Director Achariya Dr. Tan Ho Soon, our immediate past Director Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama, and our present Director Achariya Tan Siang Chye, all officers past and present, our benefactors, sponsors, supporters, volunteers, as well as the alumni of the Institute.

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26 June 2017

“Sri Lanka Relief Fund” handed to Theravāda Council

Nalanda Buddhist Society members and devotees were very concerned about the recent floods which devastated parts of Sri Lanka, and caused severe damages with hundreds of casualties.  A public donation drive was immediately launched by several Buddhist organisations to raise money for flood relief and reconstruction work; Nalanda’s donation campaign lasted from 30 May to 16 June.

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14 June 2017

Kitchen extension provides vital link

On 30 April, Nalanda members from all branches gathered at our ‘spiritual home’ in Nalanda Centre for the three-day 5th National Members’ Convention.  It was the opportune time to officially open the newly-completed kitchen extension, which added valuable working space to our growing community.

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11 June 2017

Thank you for registering

Nalanda Institute Malaysia and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are grateful to everyone who registered for WACANA 2017.  Congratulations to you for choosing to participate in this important Buddhist Conference.  Due to good response, both the on-line and postal registration facilities are officially closed on Sunday, 11 June 2017, at 7.00pm.  The number of registered participants as of now has exceeded the target 500 people.

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21 May 2017

Wesak volunteers Appreciation Day

At a simple ceremony this morning, Nalanda acknowledged and appreciated all volunteers who contributed to the recent successful and meaningful ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations. Our heartfelt thanks to the combined effort of 20 teams who rendered their selfless and joyful service to host thousands of devotees in Sri Serdang and our branch centres. Sadhu anumodana!

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20 May 2017

Wesak volunteer appreciation day

We invite ALL volunteers of the recent Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ Observance at Nalanda to join us for this week’s Sunday morning service, followed by a volunteer appreciation ceremony.  The service begins at 9.00am with meditation, chanting, and a Dhamma talk by Bro. Tan, followed by volunteers’ sharing and communal lunch.  All are welcome!

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16 May 2017

Happy Teacher’s Day

Today is Teacher’s Day in Malaysia.  Nalanda pays tribute to all good teachers – both spiritual and secular – for guiding your charges with compassion, wisdom, and integrity.

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