Kuala Lumpur

3 February 2024

Family Dhamma School – Testimony by Parents

In 2023, Nalanda Kuala Lumpur branch launched the inaugural Family Dhamma School, a unique platform where parents and children learn Dhamma together, nurturing family well-being and spiritual progress. Watch this video as parents share their enriching experiences and progress over the year.

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21 November 2023

Free School students learn heritage and history

On Saturday 11 November, Nalanda Free School teachers and volunteers hosted a study trip for students around Kuala Lumpur city.  Students learned about the history of the country’s early development and some of the pioneers of the Chinese community who played a crucial role in shaping the founding ideologies of our nation.

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26 June 2023

Insightful meditation with Ven. Alokavamsa at NEO KL

On 8 June 2023, Venerable Alokavamsa was invited to lead the weekly Thursday meditation session at NEO Centre, Kuala Lumpur.  Venerable hails from Indonesia and was residing in Nalanda for 3 weeks to visit different Buddhist centres around Malaysia. The session started with chanting and a simple guidance for meditation on ways to observe the breath.  Venerable Sir then delivered a teaching on Ānāpānasati (Mindfulness of the Breath) with reference to Mahā-satipaṭṭhāna Sutta, a discourse on ways to develop mindfulness (大念处经 DN 22). 

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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 March 2023

Nalanda Family Dhamma School starts this Sunday

This Sunday 19 March, we joyfully welcome participants of the inaugural Nalanda Family Dhamma School to NEO Centre in Happy Garden for their first school session at 9am.  This learning platform for both parents and children to grow spiritually and achieve domestic bliss, is launched in conjunction with the year-long commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society. 

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27 February 2023

Inspiring ‘Bhavana Day’ with Ven. Jutipañño

On Saturday 11 February, 85 participants joined ‘Bhavana Day’ with Ven. Jutipañño Mahāthero, at NEO Centre Happy Garden.  On this day of cultivation tailored for devotees new to meditation, Ven. Jutipañño guided participants in observing their breath and be in the present moment.

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18 February 2023

KL Branch members to convene for 10th AGM

Members of Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch will convene for their Branch Annual General Meeting on Sunday 5 March at 2pm. The meeting will be held at Nalanda Education and Outreach (NEO) Centre, Happy Garden and is an important platform for members to discuss and plan for the year ahead.

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21 December 2022

Officiating Ceremony of NEO Centre KL

On Sunday 11 December, Nalandians welcomed members of the Mahā Sangha, friends and devotees to the redeveloped Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur for its Officiating Ceremony.

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14 December 2022

The Inspiring Journey of NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur

Let us take a walk down memory lane of NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur to recollect its humble beginnings and how it had developed into a refuge for many Buddhists in its vicinity to learn, practice, and serve.

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13 December 2022

Register now for inaugural ‘Nalanda Family Dhamma School’

Nalanda Buddhist Society is offering our inaugural programme ‘Family Dhamma School’ where parents and children will come together for Dhamma learning and practice.  With the family being the primary social unit in all human societies, this provides an optimal way for the entire family to grow together spiritually and achieve domestic bliss.

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