5 September 2021

Congratulations to the Malaysia Paralympics Team

The Paralympics Games Tokyo 2020 concludes today after two weeks of competition.  The Malaysian contingent had its best performance ever this year by winning three gold medals and two silver medals. We rejoice in the sportsmanship of all the Paralympics athletes who have upheld the Olympic spirit of friendship and harmony throughout the games. 

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24 August 2021

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games

The XVI Paralympics in Tokyo starts today and for the next 12 days, the world will be able to witness outstanding athletes compete in goodwill and amity with their peers.  Reflecting on this year’s Olympic Torch relay dubbed “Share your light”, so too do these differently-abled athletes illuminate the world with their courage and hope having overcome all odds to be among the best in their chosen sport.

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9 August 2021

Singapore’s 56th National Day

Today is the Republic of Singapore’s 56th National Day.  The theme for this National Day, “Together, our Singapore Spirit” celebrates the unity and solidarity of all Singaporeans in persevering and rising through today's challenges, just as their founding fathers had in turning the city-state from a third-world back water into a first-world economic powerhouse.

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3 August 2021

Sportsmanship at its height

On 1 August, Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi defied the competition by sharing a historic Olympic gold medal for the men’s high jump. We laud Barshim and Tamberi for their impressive display of sportsmanship and amity.  They have shown us that the power of friendship can transcend barriers and allow us to push ourselves towards achieving our true potential as humans.

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7 June 2021

Official birthday of YDP Agong

Today, Malaysians celebrate the official birthday of His Majesty the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong on the first Monday of June.  Nalanda Buddhist Society offer our felicitations to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.  We wish His Majesty the blessings of good health, happiness, peace and wisdom.

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8 March 2021

Happy “International Women’s Day”

Nalanda pays tribute to the pivotal role of women in all aspects of human and societal development.  Whether as a mother, teacher, wife, daughter or sister, women have the innate ability to love, nurture and inspire others to be at their best.  As benefactors ourselves, let us turn to the inspirational women in our lives and show our gratitude for their care.

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28 October 2020

Felicitations on Ven. Saranankara’s birthday

Nalanda members and devotees offer our warmest wishes to Most Venerable Sri Saranankara Adhikarana Nāyaka Thero on his birthday today. Ven. Saranankara has been serving the Buddhist community in Malaysia for more than 35 years now, benefitting and contributing towards the well-being of monks and laity alike.

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9 August 2020

Singapore’s National Day

Today marks the Republic of Singapore’s 55th National Day as the nation comes together to celebrate and promote the wholesome qualities of compassion and kindness amidst adversity.  On this special occasion, Nalandians would like to wish our Singaporean friends a joyous celebration of their National Day with unity and harmony.  Happy National Day!

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8 June 2020

Official birthday of His Majesty the King

Nalanda Buddhist Society members offer our felicitations to Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong (His Majesty the King of Malaysia) Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on the occasion of His Majesty’s official birthday on 8 June 2020.  May His Majesty reign peacefully and successfully with good health.  Dirgahayu Tuanku!

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7 December 2019

Happy 92nd Birthday ‘Bhante G’

Nalandians extend our warmest wishes and respect to Venerable Sri Pandita Henepola Gunaratana Māha Nāyaka Thero on his 92nd birthday!

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