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Facilities

7 October 2018

‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ officially launched

The ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ was officially launched last night with the blessings of the Maha Sangha, and with over 1,300 Buddhist leaders, Dhamma teachers, guests, neighbours, volunteers and devotees in attendance.  The Centre was built to cater for increasing demand for Buddhist education and training.  It is so named as a tribute to Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda.

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6 October 2018

K. Sri Dhammananda Centre to be launched today

Tonight at 9.00pm, the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ in Sri Serdang will be officially launched by the Maha Sangha. The newly-completed building is named after Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser, and is dedicated to Buddhist education and Dhamma propagation.

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21 September 2018

Guest Lodge 59% completed

Construction of the first building at Wisdom Park – ‘Guest Lodge 01’ – is progressing on schedule with 59% of the work completed as of 15 September 2018.  The building will incorporate a Dhamma Teaching Hall, accommodation, and ample space for indoor and outdoor educational activities. The 13,500 square feet facility is expected to be ready by year end.

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9 September 2018

September 9 – One year later

On 9 September 2017, Nalandians gathered at ‘Nalanda House’ to perform the last lowering of flags ceremony, together with blessings for the demolition and reconstruction of the facility to house more students coming to learn Dhamma.

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13 August 2018

Preview of K. Sri Dhammananda Centre on Dhamma Day

Nalandians celebrated ‘Dhamma Day’ – the full-moon day for the month of Asalha – on Friday, 27 July with a joyful air and spiritual fervour. Devotees were delighted to have the opportunity to preview the soon-to-be-completed K. Sri Dhammananda Centre, located just across the road from Nalanda Centre.

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8 August 2018

Volunteers cleaning ‘KSDC’

On 15 July, volunteers were mobilised to clean K. Sri Dhammananda Centre, which was at the final stages of completion.  The spirited Nalandian team worked on Level 2 and Level 3 of the Centre, bearing vacuum-cleaners, brooms and mops to wipe away dust and debris.

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4 August 2018

You can help build Wisdom Park

Tomorrow – Sunday, 5 August – we will be hosting Nalanda ‘Family Fun Fair’ in Sri Serdang, from 9am to 4pm.  160 stalls will be offering visitors a wide variety of food, beverages, household items, clothing, souvenirs, and more.

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29 July 2018

First open pavilion at Wisdom Park

The first of many open pavilions is taking shape at Wisdom Park across the field from the main Guest Lodge.  The purpose of such pavilions (Pāli term: ‘Sāla’) is for small gatherings of teachers and students – to learn, meditate, rest and reflect on Dhamma.

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4 July 2018

A pillar of support for Buddha-Sāsana

At Wisdom Park, we are building facilities to train future Buddhist leaders and lay Dhamma teachers.  The growth and development of Malaysian Buddhism depends on the availability of these two essential factors – good leaders and effective teachers.

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24 June 2018

Project on schedule for completion

Construction of ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ continues to progress smoothly with 82% of work completed.  Work is intensifying on the exterior façade with the installation of metal louvre-screen.  The new Centre is schedule to be operational by August, and will be officially opened later this year, in conjunction with the birth centenary of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser – Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.

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