10 April 2024

Selamat Hari Raya ‘Aidilfitri’

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Muslim friends a joyous celebration of ‘Aidilfitri’ on this first day of Syawal.  May the sacrifices you have made over the past year bring you more blessings and Peace.  We also wish everyone traveling to visit and rejoice with your loved ones a safe journey.  Selamat Hari Raya!

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12 March 2024

‘Selamat Berpuasa’ this Ramadhan Month

Today marks the start of Ramadhan fasting month for Muslims around the world.  Fasting, one of the five pillars of Islamic faith, means more than not consuming food and drinks during the day.  This practice is a way to cleanse the mind from sensual desires and worldly cravings; it is a time of spiritual reflection for the purpose of purifying oneself.  We wish our Muslim friends “Selamat Berpuasa”.

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24 February 2024

Wishing you a Happy “Chap Goh Meh” 元宵节快乐!

Today is the full-moon day of the first lunar month, marking the celebration of “Chap Goh Meh” (literally, ‘the fifteenth night’) in the local Hokkien dialect.  On this significant day for the Chinese community, families traditionally mark the festival with another round of reunion dinners, and make aspirations for a happy and peaceful year ahead.

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15 February 2024

Nalanda Centre reopens today

Nalanda Centre, Youth Centre and Pustaka Nalanda in Sri Serdang reopens today after the week-long Lunar New Year celebrations.  Do join us for the first programme of the year this Sunday 18 February for the Morning Service which starts at 9am with meditation, chanting, and a Dhamma talk by Sis. Buddhini Tan.  Youths of ages 18 to 28 are invited to join the Youth Sunday Service.  We look forward to welcome you at Nalanda Centre!

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10 February 2024

Wishing you a joyful Lunar New Year

On this first day of the New Lunar year, Nalanda wishes you and your loved ones the blessings of good health, happiness and harmony.  In this time of festivities and reunions, let us also embed gratitude, care and love in all that we, so that we create conditions for joyful and meaningful celebrations. To friends who are travelling home, we wish you safe journeys.  新年快乐!

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6 February 2024

Nalanda Centre closed for Lunar New Year

We would like to inform you that Nalanda Centre, Youth Centre and Pustaka Nalanda (the Library) in Sri Serdang will be closed for a week from Wednesday 7 February to the following Wednesday, 14 February for the Lunar New Year holidays. The Centre and Library will reopen on Thursday, 15 February at 10am. We wish everyone a joyous celebration of Lunar New Year! May you and your loved ones be well and happy always.

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25 December 2023

Season’s Greetings & Merry Christmas

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes all our Christian friends a “Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year”!  May your reunions with friends and family be filled with love, happiness and goodwill.  Let us reflect wisely and grow spiritually to become better people and contribute towards building harmonious communities.

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12 November 2023

Joyous Diwali to all

Today is the celebration of ‘Diwali’, or ‘Deepavali’ in Malaysia, often called the “festival of lights”.  The light that abolishes darkness is symbolic of the triumph of goodness over evil; truth over falsehood; and wisdom over ignorance.  Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Hindu friends a joyous celebration of ‘Diwali’.  May your reunions with family and friends be filled with goodwill and peace!

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22 April 2023

Selamat Hari Raya to our Muslim friends

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Muslim friends a joyous celebration of ‘Aidilfitri’ this first day of Syawal.  May the fasting, sacrifices and reflections of the past month bring you much Peace.  We wish you and your loved ones harmonious and joyous reunions.  Salam Aidilfitri.

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13 April 2023

New Year Greetings from Nalanda

This week, the people of Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Sri Lanka will welcome the New Year.  Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes all venerable monks, our teachers and friends a blessed and joyous new year. May your celebrations be ever more meaningful and spiritual with your loved ones.  Happy New Year!

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