26 June 2014

Fruitful workshop for young missionary bhikkhus

On 15 and 19 June, a workshop themed “The Young Buddhist Monk and His Role in the New Millennium” was held for Sri Lankan missionary monks based in Malaysia.  The two-day, multiple-session workshop was held at the Brickfields Buddhist Maha Vihara and the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul.

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6 June 2014

Pindacāra in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow

We would like to invite all devotees and volunteers to join our Pindacāra (alms-round) Programme this Saturday 7 June, at Sri Petaling morning market at 8.30 am, followed by the Happy Garden market at 9.30 am.

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3 June 2014

Ven. Ayya Santinī visits Nalanda

On Sunday 1 June, Nalandians warmly welcomed Ven. Ayya Santinī from Indonesia who arrived for a three-day visit to Nalanda.  Ayya Santinī and 5 accompanying Indonesian devotees were met at the KL International Airport by Founder Bro. Tan, Sis. Buddhinī, Nandinī, Santī, and Bro Gan.

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22 May 2014

Wesak Observance at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur

Wesak Observance B.E. 2558 at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur came to a joyful conclusion on Tuesday, 13 May with the offering of lunch to Sangha member and devotees. Earlier that morning, there was a delightful Dhamma talk by Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama, Director of Nalanda Institute, with the theme “Being a Good Practitioner and Friend”.

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21 May 2014

Food for the Homeless in Kuala Lumpur

On Saturday 17 May, a team of Nalandian youths distributed food to the homeless on the streets of Kuala Lumpur.  Accompanied by Nalanda KL Branch Chairman Bro. Eugene Yong and Dharma School Facilitator Bro. Choong Li, the Youth team spent an hour around midnight combing the streets near Pudu Sentral to offer food to people living on the streets.

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5 May 2014

Pindacāra at Sri Petaling and Happy Garden

On Saturday 3 May, Nalandians and devotees participated happily in our monthly Pindacāra (monks going on alms-round) at the Sri Petaling market and then at the Happy Garden morning market.

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4 May 2014

Nalanda members explore Kuala Lumpur

Nalandians from outside the Klang Valley who are in Selangor to participate in the inaugural National Members’ Convention from 1 – 3 May took time to explore Kuala Lumpur on Friday. Early in the morning, everyone embarked on a “Heritage Walk” exploring the old streets of KL with its rich history and tapestry of peoples and cultures.

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15 April 2014

NEO Centre KL unscathed by fire next door

Photographs by Eugene Yong & Charlie Teng 

At approximately 10.20pm last night (14 April), Nalanda Centre received an emergency call reporting that thick black smoke was billowing from the roof of NEO Centre in Happy Garden. Nalanda officers who had just finished the Uposatha Day Evening Service rushed to the scene 13km away at Taman Gembira, Kuala Lumpur to investigate.

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13 April 2014

Nalandians visit temples for Sinhala New Year

On Friday 11 April, Nalandian officers and devotees visited the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul and the Buddhist Māha Vihāra in Brickfields in conjunction with the Sinhala New Year celebration.  Bro. Tan and Deputy President Bro. Lee Teck Beng led the Nalandians to pay respects to the Māha Sangha and to wish the Sri Lankan venerables a joyous new year.

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7 April 2014

Pindacāra at Sri Petaling and Happy Garden Markets

On Saturday 5 April, Nalandians and devotees gathered at the Sri Petaling market for the first time there for the monthly Pindacāra (monks going on alms-round) despite the early morning drizzle.  We were honoured to have 3 venerables from the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple to participate in the alms-round.

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