Greetings

19 February 2019

Wishing you a Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

Today is the full-moon day of the first lunar month, marking the celebration of “Chap Goh Meh” for the Chinese community.  Traditionally, families would gather for another round of harmonious reunion and make aspirations for a happy and peaceful year ahead.  Nalanda wishes everyone a joyful and meaningful celebration with much goodwill and generosity.  Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

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5 February 2019

Happy Chinese New Year!

Nalanda wishes you a joyous and blessed Chinese New Year.  Let us spend the holidays connecting meaningfully with our family and friends.  To those who are travelling home, we wish you safe journeys.  May you and your loved ones be well and happy always!

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1 January 2019

Happy New Year 2019

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia would like to thank our members, benefactors, volunteers and supporters for a fantastic 2018!  As we recollect and reflect on the past year, we are filled with much gratitude for your fervent support which made possible the achievements and progress in service to Buddha-Sāsana and the community.

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6 November 2018

Happy Diwali to our Hindu friends

‘Diwali’ (or more commonly called ‘Deepavali’ in Malaysia) celebrates the symbolic victory of goodness over evil; and the triumph of knowledge over ignorance.  On this festive occasion, Nalanda wishes our Hindu friends a “Joyful Diwali” filled with wholesome love, light, and peace.  Have a meaningful celebration with family and friends, and travel safely.

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24 September 2018

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

Today is the Mid-Autumn Festival, and the moon above us is full and bright.  It is traditionally a time for Chinese families to gather for reunion dinners and to wish for each other’s well-being.  We would like to wish you happy get-togethers with family and friends.  May you enjoy the fullness of life and the brightness of blessings, just like the full-moon tonight!

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14 June 2018

Hari Raya greetings

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Muslim friends a joyous celebration on the arrival of Syawal tomorrow.  May the fasting and sacrifices you have made over the past month bring you much Peace.

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29 May 2018

‘Buddha Day’ Programme at Nalanda

Happy is the appearance of Buddhas’.  Today we commemorate the anniversary of Buddha’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago, and mark the beginning of Buddhist Year (B.E.) 2562.  We joyfully invite you to join us for the following meaningful spiritual programmes:

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17 May 2018

‘Selamat Berpuasa’ to Muslim friends

Today marks the beginning of Ramadhan when Muslims fast daily from dawn to dusk for a month.  This practice of restraint, modesty, and renunciation is not just with regards to food, but also concerns conduct, speech and thoughts.  Nalanda wishes our Muslim friends ‘Selamat Berpuasa’, and a blessed Ramadhan Al-Mubarak.  Salam mettā.

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14 April 2018

New Year Greetings from Nalanda

This weekend marks the New Year celebrations for our friends in many parts of Asia – across much of India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, and many Malaysians of Indian origin, too.  Nalanda wishes all venerable monks, our teachers and friends joyous New Year celebrations!  May this coming year bring peace and well-being to people around the world.  Sotthi.

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13 April 2018

Songkran Greetings สุขสันต์วันสงกรานต์

Nalanda wishes our Venerable Ajahns and Thai friends a joyous Songkran Festival.  May the coming year bring much peace, happiness, and well-being to all Thai people around the world.

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