Dhammaduta Tour

Nalanda organised Dhammaduta missions in Malaysia or overseas.

6 December 2017

Nalanda teams embark on Dhammaduta

Two teams of Nalandians comprising Dhamma School Director Sis. Sunanda, EXCO member Sis. Buddhini, Dhamma School facilitators and senior students gathered for chanting at Nalanda Centre before departing for Dhammaduta trips to Kedah and Kelantan.

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26 July 2017

Talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

On Wednesday 21 June, Nalanda Centre once again welcomed the return of Ven. Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera from Nepal, accompanied by Ven. Gavesi, Maechi Chini and Ven. Sayalay Vimalanani.  Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Sayadaw Nyanapurnik to give a Dhamma talk to the evening crowd.

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28 March 2017

Gratitude and appreciation

Nalanda Centre recently hosted the Most Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his Dhammaduta tour of Malaysia from 19 to 25 March.  During his stay, Ven. Seelananda gave teachings at Nalanda Centre, NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur, the Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) Centre, and Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS).

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27 March 2017

Dhamma talk in Kelzar, Maharashtra

On Sunday 12 February, Bro. Tan received a very warm welcome when he visited Dhammabhumi monastery located in Kelzar, 52km south of Nagpur.  The village of Kelzar has a population of 1500 people, with a significant proportion of Buddhists.

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23 March 2017

Keynote speaker in Delhi Diwas

On 4 February, Bro. Tan attended the national-level “Mahakaruna Diwas” at the Nehru Memorial Library in Delhi as the keynote speaker.  The event was organised by Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre of Ladakh under the able leadership of Venerable Sanghasena Mahathera.  It was launched by His Excellency Ram Nath Kovind, the Governor of Bihar.

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9 March 2016

Dhamma talk in Karawang, Indonesia

On Sunday 14 February, Bro. Tan gave a Dhamma talk at Vihāra Sanghamitta in Karawang, about 70km east of Jakarta.  He was there as a guest speaker at the invitation of its Abbess, Venerable Bhikkhunī Ayya Santinī.  The talk was attended by 200 devotees, and was held in honour of Venerable Ayya Sīlavatī’s 63rd birthday.

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29 December 2015

Teenagers shine at ‘Cermin Hati’ holiday camp

Nalanda Dhamma School (NDS) conducted its third holiday camp for teenagers on 8 – 10 December at Wat Sukhontharam, Tumpat in Kelantan.  It was a joint effort with Persatuan Meditasi Mettarama, Dhammarakkhita and Persatuan Peranakan Cina Kelantan (PPCK).

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25 April 2015

Talk on ‘Inner Development’ in Bangkok

Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan was in Thailand last April to offer felicitations during HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s birthday.  He was then invited by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) as a speaker for the “Dhamma Loy Fa” programme.  Bro. Tan delivered a talk on “Buddhism and Inner Development” at the BMA-sponsored event at Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon, Bangkok.  Sadhu anumodana.

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11 March 2015

Ajahn Sumedho to visit Nalanda Centre

We are very pleased and honoured to welcome Venerable Ajahn Sumedho to Nalanda Centre this weekend!  Ajahn Sumedho is a highly-respected senior monk in the Thai forest tradition.  He was ordained in Thailand in the 1960’s and trained for years with the late Ajahn Chah, being the famous Dhamma Master’s senior-most Western disciple.

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4 August 2014

Inspirational Dhamma Talk in Langkawi

On 27 June, Nalanda Founder Bro.Tan gave an uplifting Dhamma talk at Langkawi Buddhist Society in Kuah, where he spoke about the Buddhist perspective on ‘relationship’.  Bro. Tan’s visit to Langkawi came after a lapse of almost 10 years since his last trip there; hence the talk was very well received.

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