About events not organised by Nalanda.

5 June 2014

Dialogue between UPM Buddhist Society and YBAM

On Friday 23 May, Nalanda Centre hosted a dialogue session between Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Buddhist Society and the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia’s Vice President Bro. Sek Chin Yong, and UPM alumnus Bro. Yang.

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21 April 2014

BGF celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Article and photograph by Yeo Disheng.

On Saturday 19 April, a team of Nalandian officers led by Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng attended Buddhist Gem Fellowship’s 25th Anniversary Dinner in Petaling Jaya.  In his speech, BGF President Dato’ Seri Dr. Victor Wee thanked everyone who have contributed to the advancement of BGF over the past two and a half decades.

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31 March 2014

A Taste of Public Service in the U.S.A.

Nalandian Youth Lim Jie Sheng, who is on a 6-month student exchange program in the United States of America, got a chance to serve as a page for one day in Indiana’s Statehouse!  It was a golden opportunity for Jie Sheng to experience a taste of public service in an established democracy.  Read about his fabulous encounter at http://rage.com.my/content/stories/judicial-takeaway/

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4 March 2014

Berjaya Founder’s Day at Times Square KL

On Saturday 22 February, Nalanda is honoured with an invitation to participate in the 4th Berjaya Founder’s Day celebration at Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur.  Berjaya Founder’s Day is an annual celebration of philanthropy, volunteerism and community service.  It is a special celebration in conjunction with the 62nd birthday of Berjaya Group’s founder, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun.

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27 February 2014

Prostheses Centre opens at Bandar Utama

On Sunday 23 February, Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS) celebrated a significant milestone as the first prostheses centre of its kind in Malaysia was officially opened at Uttama Bodhi Vihāra in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya.  BUBS’ “Limbs for Life” Project is a noble effort to provide amputees with artificial legs so that they can walk again.  The gift of prostheses is actually a gift of mobility, freedom, and self-confidence for many!

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