28 March 2017

Gratitude and appreciation

Nalanda Centre recently hosted the Most Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his Dhammaduta tour of Malaysia from 19 to 25 March.  During his stay, Ven. Seelananda gave teachings at Nalanda Centre, NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur, the Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF) Centre, and Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS).

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25 March 2017

Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch A.G.M.

Saturday 18 February marked the 4th Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Buddhist Society Kuala Lumpur Branch.  During the meeting held at NEO Centre Happy Garden, members were given updates on the Branch’s development in 2016 as well as upcoming plans for this year.  The meeting was also attended by Nalanda President Sis. Evelyn, Honorary Secretary Bro. Pee, and EXCO Member Bro. Lee Teck Beng.

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24 March 2017

A day of deep gratitude

On Sunday 12 February, parents and children gathered for a heart-warming, tea-offering ceremony at NEO Centre, Happy Garden.  The programme was organised by Nalanda Dhamma School in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, to provide an opportunity for Dhamma School students to express gratitude and appreciation to their parents.

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9 January 2017

‘Sangha Day’ observed at KL Branch

On Sunday 27 November, members and devotees gathered at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur to observe a meaningful ‘Sangha Day’ to express gratitude and reverence to the monastic community for their tireless efforts in the preservation and propagation of the Buddha-Dhamma.

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27 November 2016

Family outing to Putrajaya

Report by Zhui Mun.

On 23 October, Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch organised a family trip for its members to Taman Putra Perdana in Putrajaya.  Sixty-four Nalandians and their family members, including students from the Dhamma School, took part in the outing.

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26 November 2016

Robes offering ceremony this Sunday

We invite you to participate in offering robes and requisites to Sangha members in conjunction with Nalanda’s ‘Sangha Day’ celebrations this weekend.  The programme on Sunday 27 November includes a Dhamma talk by Achariya Vijaya, blessings, Robes offering, and lunch dāna to members of the Maha Sangha.   For more information, please contact Bro. Ng at 012-273-9787.  All are welcome.

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18 September 2016

Pindacāra at Taman O.U.G.

On Saturday 6 August, the Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch organised the monthly educational ‘Pindacāra’ (monks on alms-round) at the Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden morning markets. Two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on alms-round, allowing market-goers the opportunity to performing the meritorious act of offering food.

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9 September 2016

Nalandians heading to Johor Bahru

Nalandians from Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Petani Branches are looking forward to joining the ‘Family Fun Fair’ at NEO Centre Johor Bahru this Sunday.  A convoy of one bus, several MPVs and cars will depart from Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang after morning chanting tomorrow (i.e. Saturday).  At 8.00pm, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will join Nalandians in Johor Bahru for the evening service and deliver a talk.

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17 August 2016

Meditation class at NEO Centre KL

The Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden Kuala Lumpur was packed to the brim last Thursday as a new meditation class got underway.  More than 50 meditators signed up for the class, which is the second to be held at the Nalanda branch centre following a successful one last year.

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14 August 2016

Talk at S.M.K. Desa Mahkota

On Friday 1 July, Director of Nalanda Dhamma School Sis. Sunanda Ong was invited to S.M.K. Desa Mahkota, Kuala Lumpur, to participate in ‘Program Kerohanian Sekolah’ for 300 sixth-form students.  Sis. Sunanda gave a talk on the ‘Importance of Having a Belief’ where she introduced the basics of Buddhist spirituality – that it was a way of life to reduce our distress, and ultimately to end all suffering.  She also spoke about the ‘Three Refuges’ and the Buddha’s ‘Middle Path’ to Enlightenment.

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