Dhamma Talk

20 January 2024

Reflections on our own practice with Ven. Pemaratana

On Wednesday 17 January, we  warmly welcomed Ven. Dr. S. Pemaratana, Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre to Nalanda Centre for an evening Dhamma talk about how we can reflect on our own spiritual practice.   Starting with the simile of a carpenter’s well-worn tool used by the Buddha in Bhāvanāsutta ("Committed to Development") Anggutara Nikaya 7.71, Ven. Pemaratana shared that our spiritual practice yields results not at any one point in time, but over a period of time when one is persistent in our practice.

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18 January 2024

Ven. Jutipañño shares that fate is in our own hands

On Sunday 14 January, devotees from across the Klang Valley came together to learn from Venerable Jutipañño, Abbot of Dhamma Light Meditation Centre.  In his Dhamma talk, Ven. Jutipañño started with the fact that many people worry about what life holds for them when in actuality, a good and blessed life is developed through our own volitional actions. 

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15 January 2024

Dhamma talk by Ven. Dr. S. Pemaratana this Wednesday

Join us this Wednesday 17 January to learn with Venerable Dr. S. Pemaratana, Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre, who will address the common question of how to discern our spiritual progress.  The evening service will be held at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang and will commence at 8pm with chanting.  All are welcome.

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10 January 2024

Mandarin Dhamma talk and lunch dāna

Venerable Jutipañño Mahāthero, Abbot of Dhamma Light Meditation Centre at Api-Api in Johor, will be giving a Dhamma talk in Mandarin this Sunday 14 January at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  We invite you and your loved ones to come to learn and reflect on the Buddha’s teachings with Ven. Jutipañño.  The service starts at 9am with meditation, offerings and chanting.  There will also be a meal offering to venerable sir after the talk.  Everyone is welcome to bring along cooked food or fruits as offering.

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7 January 2024

Dhamma talk by Ven. Dr. S. Pemaratana

We invite you to join us on Wednesday 17 January to learn and reflect on Dhamma with Venerable Dr. S. Pemaratana, Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre.  The evening service will commence at 8pm with chanting.  We look forward to welcoming you at Nalanda Centre.

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3 January 2024

Mandarin Dhamma talk by Ven. Jutipañño

We invite you to come and learn from Venerable Jutipañño Mahāthero on Sunday, 14 January.  A monk of Malaysian Chinese descent, Ven. Jutipañño was ordained at Wat Bhodhisampan, Chonburi in 1991.  He returned to Malaysia from Thailand in 2000, and established Dhamma Light Meditation Centre at Api-Api, Johor, where he currently serves as its abbot.  Ven. Jutipañño also previously served on the Monastic Advisory Panel of the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia.

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24 December 2023

Luang Por Viradhammo talks about awareness

On Tuesday 19 December, Nalanda members and devotees joyfully welcomed Luang Por Viradhammo, Abbot of Tisarana Monastery in Ottawa back to Nalanda, 4 years after his last visit.  Grateful to learn from Luang Por in person, the congregation listened attentively to his talk about training the mind and to experience stillness within.

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19 December 2023

Dhamma talk by Ven. Prof. K.L. Dhammajoti

We joyfully invite you and your loved ones to join us for a Dhamma talk by Ven. Prof. K.L. Dhammajoti, a Malaysian monk of Chinese descent and a leading scholar on the Abhidhamma, on Sunday 31 December at Nalanda Centre. Let us gather on this final Sunday Morning Service of the year to learn from Ven. Dhammajoti on the topic of “The Buddhist spiritual journey to true freedom — transformation of the total being” with spiritual friends.

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17 December 2023

Ayya Santinī advises on mindfulness

From 10 to 12 December, we were honoured to host Ven. Ayya Santinī, Abbess of Wisma Kusalayani in Bandung on her short trip to Malaysia, en-route to Singapore.  Nalanda members were very happy to get re-acquainted and learn Dhamma with Ayya Santinī in the evening talk on Tuesday 12 December.

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16 December 2023

Join us this Tuesday for Dhamma teaching by Ven. Ajahn Viradhammo

We invite you and your loved ones to join us to learn and reflect on Dhamma with Luang Por Viradhammo, a senior monk from the forest tradition of Ajahn Chah.  The service at Nalanda Centre starts at 8pm on Tuesday 19 December.  All are welcome.

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