Dhamma Talk

18 May 2019

‘Buddha Day’ – Dhamma Teachings

Treasures of a meaningful life are not diamonds or gold.  True wealth and happiness reside in a trained mind, cultivated with wisdom and compassion.   We warmly invite you to join activities at Nalanda Centre on ‘Buddha Day’.

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19 April 2019

Tranquility of mind through respect

On Sunday 31 March, Sis. Paruadi Ramasamy gave a talk on how to develop a respectful attitude.  Respect is positively correlated to humility, contentment and gratitude.  When developed with right understanding, these four qualities help us achieve harmony and tranquility within ourselves and the wider community.

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5 April 2019

Nottingham Youth Camp at Nalanda

From 22 to 24 March, 30 undergraduates from Nottingham University Buddhist Society (NBS) immersed themselves in a learning camp at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  The theme of the camp was ‘Yellow Brick Road’, symbolizing one’s journey to true happiness.

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30 March 2019

A respectful way of life

On Sunday 10 March, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable N. Jinananda, the President of Buddhist Monks’ Council of Canada for a Dhamma talk.  Venerable shared that the teachings of the Buddha is based on respect for oneself and others.  After His Enlightenment, the Buddha gazed at the Bodhi tree out of gratitude, a teaching to us to bear respectful mindsets even for inanimate objects.

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27 March 2019

Cultivating a respectful attitude

On 3 March, Bro. Benny Liow gave a Dhamma talk on ‘Cultivating Respect’ at Nalanda Centre.  In Latin, re spectum means ‘to look more carefully’.  Thus, to respect someone is to know them better, to look at their good qualities, and where appropriate, to honour those qualities.  The Buddha said that the ability to give respect is in itself a great blessing.

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15 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Kalyano

On Friday 14 December 2018, Nalandians were honoured to welcome Ajahn Kalyano back to Nalanda Centre for a Dhamma talk.  Ajahn’s last visit to Nalanda was in 2016 and has been a strong supporter of Nalanda’s education mission.

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6 February 2019

Chinese New Year Open House and Dhamma Talk

Happy Chinese New Year!  We wish you and your loved ones a joyous and meaningful celebration during this festive season.  This Friday 8 February, we welcome you to join the Chinese New Year Open House at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Sungai Petani for a spirited reunion and celebration with good friends.  Nalanda Founder, Bro. Tan will be giving a Dhamma talk after the service.  All are welcome!

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3 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Achalo

On 2 December 2018, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Achalo for a Dhamma talk on his first visit to Nalanda Centre. Ajahn Achalo reminded us that in our samsaric existence, we are affected by ignorance – the cause of all suffering.  This ignorance of ‘not knowing the true nature of the way things are’ results in us perceiving things incorrectly and culminates in craving and anger.  The remedy to ‘not knowing’ is simply ‘to know’; achieved through cultivating wisdom and concentration.

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28 November 2018

Dhamma talks this December

This December, Nalanda is honoured to host Ajahn Achalo, Ajahn Jayasaro, and Ajahn Kalyano for Dhamma talks in Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  Grab this opportunity to meet with and learn from inspiring Dhamma teachers.  All are welcome!

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10 October 2018

‘World Mental Health Day’ 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) designates 10 October every year as “World Mental Health Day”.  It is a day dedicated to understanding the importance of mental well-being and on how to achieve it.

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