11 July 2024

Nalanda members explores ‘Sejarah Kedah Tua’ at International Conference

10 Nalanda members and volunteers are currently attending the International Conference : The History of ‘Kedah Tua’ (ancient Kedah) from the written records of Yi-Jing, held today 11 July in Kuala Lumpur.  The conference features a diverse panel of international researchers and speakers, and includes a special briefing by Dr. Nasha Rodziadi Khaw – Centre for Global Archeological Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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3 June 2023

Nalanda youths set off on study tour to Bujang Valley

This morning, 36 Nalanda youths and members set off on a 3-day study tour to Bujang Valley to visit historical and archaeological locales there.  Situated in Central Kedah, the Bujang Valley is the richest archaeological site in Malaysia.  Ruins of ancient Buddhist structures dating from the 1st Century BCE, and much-later Hindu temples dating from the 10th Century CE, can be found scattered across the district.

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19 March 2023

Members meet for Branch A.G.M. in KL, JB and SP

Since early March, Nalanda branch members in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani have come together for their respective Branch Annual General Meetings to carry out their constitutional duties.   Members reviewed the past year’s reports of their Management Committees and discussed plans for the year ahead as the endemic stage stabilizes.

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17 February 2023

SP Branch members to convene for 10th AGM

Members of Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch will convene for their Branch Annual General Meeting on Saturday 4 March at 11am.  The meeting will be held at Nalanda Education and Outreach (NEO) Centre, Sungai Petani and is an important platform for members to discuss and plan for the year ahead.

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25 February 2022

Nalanda SP Branch Annual General Meeting

The 9th Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch will be held on Sunday, 13 March 2022 from 2pm at Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre, SP.  All registered members of the Branch are requested to attend this important meeting for updates on the Branch progress, to chart the way forward, and to elect the Branch Management Committee for 2022 – 2024.

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20 March 2021

Nalanda Sungai Petani holds 8th A.G.M.

On Saturday 13 March, Nalanda Sungai Petani (SP) Branch held their 8th Annual General Meeting at the NEO Centre in SP, with Branch Chairman Bro. Song Wai Leng presiding.  The meeting was well attended by Branch members who followed the Covid-19 SOPs strictly but gladly as they gathered on this important occasion.

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19 May 2020

Buddhist antiquity in Bujang Valley

After the British took over the administration of Kedah in 1911, colonial surveyors were surprised to discover many remains of stone and brick temple structures in the state which showed Indian influence, dating from as early as the 5th century CE.  These antiquities were scattered in an area extending from the southern foothills of Gunung Jerai (Kedah Peak) to Merbok River in Kuala Muda District.  This 225 km² expanse of land is known today as the Bujang Valley – and it is by far the richest archaeological site discovered in Malaysia.

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12 March 2020

7th A.G.M. of Nalanda SP Branch

On Saturday 7 March, members of Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch gathered for their 7th AGM.  The meeting at NEO Centre in SP was well attended by members, who discussed the Society’s development in 2019 and the plans for the coming year.  The meeting was joined by Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn Chow, and Honorary Secretary Sis. Santi Cheang.

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6 February 2019

Chinese New Year Open House and Dhamma Talk

Happy Chinese New Year!  We wish you and your loved ones a joyous and meaningful celebration during this festive season.  This Friday 8 February, we welcome you to join the Chinese New Year Open House at Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Sungai Petani for a spirited reunion and celebration with good friends.  Nalanda Founder, Bro. Tan will be giving a Dhamma talk after the service.  All are welcome!

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13 January 2019

Branch officers meet in samaggi

On 22 December 2018, Nalanda officers from Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani Branches conducted a Branch meeting after participating in the Nalanda Education Workshop 4.0.  President of Nalanda Buddhist Society, Sis. Evelyn Chow, chaired the meeting to ensure alignment of the Branches’ efforts with Nalanda’s direction and to discuss the support required by each Branch for the smooth coordination of their respective educational programmes.

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