Felicitation

15 August 2017

Celebrating the glory of India

Today marks the 70th anniversary of India’s independence.  Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia would like to wish all Indian citizens a joyous and meaningful celebration of Indian nationhood.

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9 August 2017

Singapore’s 52nd National Day

As the Republic of Singapore marks its 52nd National Day today, we wish our closest neighbour a joyous celebration of nationhood.  May Singaporeans continue to progress in all aspects of physical, social, economic, mental, and spiritual well-being.  Happy National Day!

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23 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Social Action & Responsibility

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR SOCIAL ACTION & RESPONSIBILITY’ to Dr. Phang Cheng Kar – a consultant psychiatrist and mindfulness-based therapist who created MINDFULGym, the first structured and scientifically-supported mindfulness-based programme for stress reduction and wellness in Malaysia.

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22 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Leadership Integrity

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP INTEGRITY’ to Datuk Charlie Chia.  In the 1970’s and 80’s, he played a vital role in the formation and development of several Buddhist organisations in Malaysia, including the Buddhist Missionary Society Youth Section, the Buddhist Society of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kota Tinggi Buddhist Society, Mettā Lodge Johor Bahru, and Kuantan Buddhist Association.

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21 July 2017

2017 Nalanda Award for Dhammaduta

On 1 July 2017, Nalanda Institute Malaysia had the honour of conferring the ‘2017 NALANDA AWARD FOR DHAMMADUTA’ to Dr. Punna Wong Yin Onn.  Dr. Wong started serving the Buddha-Sāsana actively in the year 2000.  Since 2004, he has been leading weekly Dhamma-sharing sessions at Mettā Lodge Buddhist Society in Johor Bahru.  In 2016, he published a book titled “Walking in the Buddha’s Footprint, 100 Reflective Essays”, a collection of Dhamma lessons and experience he encountered in the past two decades.

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1 July 2017

Nalanda Institute’s 10th Anniversary

1 July 2017 marks the 10th Anniversary of Nalanda Institute Malaysia. Since its inception in 2007, the Institute has successfully organized many Dhamma courses and programmes, benefitting nearly 12,000 participants throughout Malaysia. We would like to pay tribute to everyone who has played a role to guide and shape our path in the past decade. We have grown tremendously, thanks to your support in many ways.

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16 May 2017

Happy Teacher’s Day

Today is Teacher’s Day in Malaysia.  Nalanda pays tribute to all good teachers – both spiritual and secular – for guiding your charges with compassion, wisdom, and integrity.

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10 May 2017

Have a joyful ‘Buddha Jayanti’

Nalanda wishes all Buddhists throughout the world a joyful and peaceful ‘Buddha Day’.  May good teachers continue to inspire us to discover the essence of Dhamma, so that more people follow the Noble Path to Liberation from suffering.

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24 April 2017

Installation of 15th YDP Agong

Nalanda Buddhist Society members celebrate the official installation of His Majesty Sultan Muhammad V as the 15th Yang DiPertuan Agong of Malaysia, today.

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29 December 2016

Alternative way to celebrate birthday

7 December marked the 89th birthday of the most Venerable Dr. Henepola Gunaratana Nayaka Thero, a highly-regarded speaker, meditation teacher, and senior prelate in North America.  Nalandians and devotees took the opportunity to gather after the weekly meditation session to recite verses of blessing dedicated to him.

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