13 April 2020

New Year Greetings สุขสันต์วันสงกรานต์

Today marks the New Year celebration for people in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and in many parts of South India.  Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes our Thai teachers and friends a peaceful celebration of Songkran, as well as wishing our Myanmar friends a happy Thingyan, and our Sri Lankan friends a meaningful Sinhala New Year.

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8 February 2020

Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

Today is the full-moon day of the first lunar month, marking the end of the 15-day Lunar New Year celebrations.  Termed “Chap Goh Meh” in the local Hokkien dialect, it is a significant day for the Chinese community.  Families gather for another round of harmonious reunion and make aspirations for a happy and peaceful year ahead. We wish you and your loved ones a joyful and heartfelt celebration.  Happy “Chap Goh Meh”!

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25 January 2020

Happy Chinese New Year!

Nalanda wishes you a blessed Chinese New Year. May you and your loved ones spend the festivities joyously and meaningfully.  To those who are travelling home, we wish you safe journeys.  May everyone be well and happy always!

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20 January 2020

Nalanda Centre closed for Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year is just around the corner and we take this opportunity to wish you a joyous celebration with your family and friends.  May you and your loved ones be blessed with good health, happiness and peace.  We also wish those travelling a safe journey back home.  新年快乐,吉祥如意!

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1 January 2020

Happy New Year 2020

Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia extends our appreciation to all our teachers, members, benefactors, supporters and volunteers for a wonderful 2019.  Our hearts are filled with much gratitude for your tireless support which enabled the achievements and progress in service to Buddha-Sāsana and the community.

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25 December 2019

Have a 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, laughter and goodwill.  Let us reflect wisely and grow spiritually to become better people and harmonious communities.

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27 October 2019

Happy Diwali

‘Diwali’ (or ‘Deepavali’ in Malaysia) is a Hindu festival celebrating the triumph of goodness over evil; and the victory of knowledge over ignorance.  Just as light dispels darkness, even so, wisdom dispels folly and foolishness.  Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes all our Hindu friends throughout the world a joyous ‘Diwali’.  May you enjoy delightful reunions with family, and cheerful meetings with friends.

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16 September 2019

Happy ‘Malaysia Day’ 2019

Today marks the 56th anniversary of the formation of ‘Malaysia’ – a federation of 13 states spanning the Malay Peninsula, Sarawak, and Sabah.  Our beloved home, a multi-ethnic and multi-religious nation, continues to enjoy peace and harmony today as a result of our fellow citizens’ mutual respect, understanding and acceptance.  We wish all Malaysians a joyful celebration of nationhood.  “Dirgahayu Malaysia”!

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31 August 2019

Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan

62 years ago, a nation was born to the jubilant cries of “Merdeka!”, having triumphed in a long journey of great determination and patriotism.  The people of this nation have since demonstrated the same unrelenting zeal to keep the country together.  Through difficulties and challenges, Malaysians revealed maturity and prioritised harmony out of love for our home.

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16 June 2019

Happy Father’s Day

Fathers are the silent heroes in our lives, who provide for the family and guide us to be good and upright.   Steadfast and dependable, they are our pillars of strength who give us shelter and courage.  Bearing deep gratitude in our hearts, let us thank all fathers whose dedication and care towards our well-being is relentless.  Thank you, fathers!

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