7 December 2023

Happy 96th Birthday to ‘Bhante G’

7 December 2023 marks the 96th birthday of the most Venerable Dr. Henepola Gunaratana Nayaka Thero, a highly-regarded speaker, meditation teacher, and senior prelate in North America.  Fondly known as ‘Bhante G’, Ven. Gunaratana left Sri Lanka as a young monk equipped with a missionary spirit to propagate Dhamma in India, Malaysia and the United States of America.

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1 November 2023

Celebrating Ven. Saranankara’s 70th birthday

On Saturday 28 October, 70 Nalanda leaders and members paid tribute to our Spiritual Adviser, Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nāyaka Thero on the occasion of his 70th birthday at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul.  Joining over 200 members of the Buddhist community in the offering of lunch dāna, the congregation joyfully celebrated his reverence’s birthday and expressed their appreciation to him, having benefitted from his service of four decades. 

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28 October 2023

Paying tribute to Ven. Saranankara on his 70th birthday

Today, 28 October 2023 marks the 70th birthday of the Most Venerable Bootawatte Sri Saranankara Nāyaka Thero.  An indefatigable missionary who has dedicated four decades of his life towards uplifting the spirit of social service and unity amongst Buddhists here in Malaysia, his compassionate efforts have touched the lives of many monks and laity alike.

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7 December 2022

95th birthday of Ven. H Gunaratana

Nalanda Buddhist Society members and devotees extend our felicitations and warmest wishes to Venerable Sri Pandita Dr. Henepola Gunaratana Māha Nāyaka Thero on his 95th birthday, today! Fondly known to many as ‘Bhante G’, Ven. Gunaratana is a renowned Buddhist meditation teacher and author who dedicated his life to Dhamma propagation around the world.

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7 June 2022

Official Birthday of His Majesty the King

Nalanda Buddhist Society offers our felicitations to Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong (His Majesty the King of Malaysia) Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on the occasion of His Majesty’s official birthday this 6 June 2022. Let us wish His Majesty the blessings of good health, happiness and peace, always. Dirgahayu Tuanku!

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7 December 2020

Bhante G’s 93rd Birthday today

Nalanda Buddhist Society extends our warmest wishes and respect to Venerable Dr. Henepola Gunaratana Nāyaka Thero on his 93rd birthday today. We wish Bhante a blessed birthday! May you live long in good health and spirit.

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