Covid-19

2 April 2020

How to help end this pandemic?

Tonight, the Covid-19 pandemic has reached another grim milestone – more than 1 million people worldwide have been infected, causing 50,000 deaths. Watch this precious new video and share it with your family and friends to inspire everyone towards taking positive actions.

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31 March 2020

Be inspired, and be an inspiration to others

In the midst of gloom and uncertainty, the Buddha’s teaching proves to be the light of truth. We invite you to watch this insightful talk by Nalanda founder Bro.Tan on the need for everyone to overcome ignorance, and how we can benefit from this period in our lives.

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30 March 2020

Stay apart, but keep close to heart

As of today, the Coronavirus has infected more than 725,000 people worldwide, and claimed the lives of 34,000 victims.  In Malaysia and many other countries, authorities have urged everyone to self-quarantine at home, to wear face-masks, and to maintain a distance of at least 6 feet or 1.8m from another person to prevent community spread of the disease.

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28 March 2020

Don’t count the days; make the days count

As we are confined to the physical boundaries of our homes together with our families, many people may start to feel certain mental challenges such as boredom, frustration and anxiety. We invite you to watch a talk by Nalanda founder Bro.Tan on Day 11 of the Movement Control Order in Malaysia, an apt reminder on how we can spend this challenging period meaningfully, and live together with others joyfully.

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25 March 2020

Extension of Temporary Closure

On 25 March 2020, the Prime Minister’s Office issued a directive to extend the ‘Movement Control Order’ by two weeks to 14 April. With this latest development, the suspension of all Nalanda programmes and the temporary closure of Nalanda Centres nationwide will also be extended until Tuesday, 14 April 2020.

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17 March 2020

First death in Malaysia from Covid-19

We are saddened to know the news of Pastor David Cheng from Kuching who passed away this morning due to Covid-19.  His death marks the first fatality in Malaysia from the deadly coronavirus currently plaguing the world.  We extend our deepest condolences to the family members, relatives and friends of Pastor David.  May he rest in Peace.

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17 March 2020

Temporary closure of Nalanda Centres

On 16 March 2020, the Prime Minister’s Office issued a directive for the temporary closure of all places of worship across Malaysia to stem the spread of Covid-19.  Thus, we would like to inform you that Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang, as well as NEO Centres in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani will be closed temporarily from Wednesday, 18 March to Tuesday, 31 March 2020.

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16 March 2020

Important Notice on Covid-19 Pandemic

Suspension of Nalanda programmes and activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

On 13 March 2020, the Prime Minister’s office issued a special address to Malaysians on the current situation of Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Based on the Ministry of Health’s advice, we are temporarily suspending all programmes at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang, NEO Centres in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani, as well as at all Nalanda branch libraries.  This suspension has taken effect from 6.00PM on Sunday, 15 March 2020, and for an indefinite period.

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