7 June 2022

Official Birthday of His Majesty the King

Nalanda Buddhist Society offers 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 this 6 June 2022. Let us wish His Majesty the blessings of good health, happiness and peace, always. Dirgahayu Tuanku!

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12 May 2022

International Nurses Day

Today, May 12 is observed as International Nurses' Day across the world to appreciate and honour the services of nurses.  This celebration falls on the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, who is often regarded as the founder of modern nursing.  In her time, Nightingale went beyond the call of duty and braved through difficult situations to save lives out of compassion for those in need.  

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2 May 2022

Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Muslim friends a happy celebration on the arrival of Syawal today.  May the fasting and sacrifices you have made over the past month bring you much Peace.  This year, many families are able to reunite with their loved ones during this festive season and we hope that your celebrations will be ever more joyous. 

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13 April 2022

New Year Greetings

New Year celebrations abound this week for our friends in many parts of Asia – including India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, and many Malaysians of Indian origin, too. As families gather in joyful reunions to welcome the New Year, there are also communities who are facing challenges, including not being able to meet their basic needs.

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8 March 2022

Nalanda celebrates International Women’s Day

History has shown that even powerful men were greatly influenced by their mothers during childhood, and grew up inheriting much of the values imparted matrilineally.  It is important to understand this matrilineal influence on the development of children, so that we could apply it to benefit humanity infinitely. 

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15 February 2022

May you have a joyous “Chap Goh Meh”

Today, the full-moon of the first lunar month, is known locally as “Chap Goh Meh” and marks the end of the 15-day Lunar New Year celebrations. It is also a significant day for the Chinese community as families would celebrate with another round of joyous reunion, and aspirations for a harmonious and bountiful year ahead.

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31 January 2022

Happy Lunar New Year

Nalanda wishes you a joyous and blessed Lunar New Year. During these festivities, Chinese communities around the world celebrate by re-uniting with family and friends. Let us take this time to connect meaningfully with them, as well as conscientiously keeping everyone safe through observing SOPs.

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1 January 2022

Happy New Year 2022

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia wishes everyone a joyful observance of the New Year!  Let us welcome the new year with a tranquil mind and have thoughts of loving-kindness for all beings.  May your days ahead be fulfilling and peaceful.  Happy New Year 2022!

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25 December 2021

Season’s Greetings & Merry Christmas

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes all our Christian friends a “Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year”!  In this season of giving, let us show our appreciation to our loved ones, friends and send thoughts of loving-kindness to all beings.

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11 December 2021

Education is like planting a tree

Today 11 December 2021, is Nalanda Education Day.  This date marks the anniversary of the launching of Nalanda’s “Education Philosophy” – which calls for a holistic approach in education, balancing and combining knowledge, skills, values and culture, hence leading to integral development of people.

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