20 June 2021

Happy Father’s Day

Today, we celebrate fathers around the world who uphold their duty to provide, protect and support us.  They lift us up and show us the way to be good, upright and honest citizens of the world.  Let us recollect the love our fathers have afforded us and honour them with our affection and gratitude.  We wish all fathers “Happy Father’s Day”.

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13 May 2021

Our best wishes for ‘Aidilfitri’

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Muslim friends a peaceful celebration on the arrival of Syawal today.  While festivities are likely to be muted again this year with the reinstatement of lockdown in Malaysia, the spirit of gratitude and forgiveness need not be diminished.  With the help of technology, we can still connect with our loved ones whilst safeguarding their health by minimising the risk of exposure to them.

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9 May 2021

A tribute to all mothers

Mother’s Day honours all mothers, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. From the day we were born, her love for us is unconditional as she tirelessly protects us and teaches us right from wrong. Our conscience and moral compass develops under her guidance so that we can bring value and have a positive impact to the community. In return, she only wishes that we are well, happy and live a meaningful life.

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13 April 2021

New Year Greetings

The people of Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Sri Lanka will welcome the New Year this week.  We wish our Thai, Burmese and Sinhalese teachers and friends a blessed and peaceful new year celebration. May your celebrations be ever more meaningful and spiritual with your loved ones.  Happy New Year!

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13 April 2021

‘Selamat Berpuasa’ to our Muslim friends

Today is the beginning of the Ramadhan month, when Muslims around the world would fulfil their religious obligation by embarking on a month of fasting from dawn to dusk.  This is a spiritual period for reflection, cultivating wholesome habits, and developing kindness and compassion.  We wish our Muslim brothers and sisters “Selamat Berpuasa”, and a blessed Ramadhan Al-Mubarak.  Salam mettā.

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26 February 2021

Happy “Chap Goh Meh”

Nalanda wishes you a blessed “Chap Goh Meh” as the Lunar New Year celebrations come to an end on the full-moon day of the first lunar month.  It is a significant day for the Chinese community with families usually gathering for another round of harmonious reunion and well-wishes for a peaceful year ahead.

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12 February 2021

We wish you a ‘Blessed Chinese New Year’

Today, Chinese communities around the world welcomes the Lunar New Year which is traditionally commemorated with family reunions and merry gatherings with friends.  This year however, many Malaysians may not be able to hold these merriments or even travel back to their ‘kampungs’ to visit their elders due to the Covid-19 precautions.  Although celebrations this round may be less eventful, they do not need to be any less meaningful.

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1 January 2021

We wish you a ‘Happy New Year’

Nalanda Buddhist Society extends our appreciation to all our teachers, benefactors, members and volunteers for your support and care in the past year. Your dedication, perseverance and calm in these uncertain times are inspiring and vital as we faced unprecedented challenges together. Let us welcome the new year with a tranquil mind and have thoughts of loving-kindness for all beings. We wish you and your loved ones blessings of good health, happiness and peace. Happy New Year 2021.

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25 December 2020

Wishing you a joyous Christmas

Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes all our Christian friends a “Merry Christmas”! May your reunions with family and friends be filled with love and goodwill. Have a happy and peaceful Christmas.

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14 November 2020

Wishing you a Happy Diwali

‘Diwali’, or ‘Deepavali’, celebrates the symbolic victory of goodness over evil and the triumph of knowledge over ignorance.  Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Hindu friends a “Joyous Diwali” filled with harmony and peace!

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