15 November 2021

Nalanda Dhamma School registration now open

Learning Dhamma is essential for the wholesome development of mind and character to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. Nalanda Dhamma School has thus been serving this purpose; to provide holistic Buddhist education to the younger generations by imparting them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and most importantly, religious and moral values. Ultimately, students are independently equipped for worldly responsibilities and are set to eventually experience spiritual awakening in their lives

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17 May 2020

Annual Gimhāna Retreat B.E.2564

After the Buddha’s Enlightenment on the full-moon day of Vesakhā month (in May), He contemplated on the Dhamma for forty-nine days in the vicinity of the Bodhi Tree.  He then walked for another seven days from Uruvela to the deer park near Sarnath, where He preached the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta on Asalha Day, the full-moon in July, to His first five disciples.

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25 April 2020

Thank you for the loving-kindness

Dear friends, all of us at Nalanda Buddhist Society would like to thank Bro.Tan for his excellent, insightful, and clear explanation of the Karanīya Mettā Sutta over the past 5 nights on “Facebook Live”.  We have the great pleasure of listening to this uplifting discourse of the Buddha presented in such simple and direct manner that every word speaks deeply to us!  Thank you Bro.Tan, for your kindness in sharing it with us.

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20 April 2020

Mettā Sutta course begins today

This evening, we will begin the on-line learning of the Karanīya Mettā Sutta, one of the most popular discourses in the Pāli Canon.  Join us in studying the sutta in 5 lessons from 20th to 24th April, where we get to learn how to read the original Pāli-language verses, and what every word in the sutta means.

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17 April 2020

Learn the Mettā Sutta Online

The Karaniya Mettā Sutta is one of the most popular discourses of the Buddha.  Many Buddhists must have heard it recited in temples and at homes for blessings.  However the discourse also contains very deep and insightful teachings which can strengthen our Dhamma practice.

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19 September 2019

Joyful learning in historic Kedah

On 14 – 16 September, over 120 students from BPS403 Higher Certificate in Buddhist Studies and Dhamma School for Adults embarked on a study tour to Bujang Valley, Kedah.  The entourage was led by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan to develop a better understanding of Kedah’s rich history through its archaeological and historical sites.

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16 April 2019

Better parenting through effective communication

On 10 March, Nalanda Dhamma School organised a Parenting Workshop for parents and facilitators to explore effective strategies in understanding and connecting with our children.  Dhamma speaker and counsellor, Bro. Ooi Boon Keat started with an exercise to list out our expectations towards our children and vice versa.  Parents realised that our expectations greatly outweigh that of our childrens’ capabilities and reflected that we must be realistic to avoid causing unnecessary stress and conflicts.

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12 March 2019

Going back to ‘School’

Do you miss the ‘good old schooldays’?  Here is an opportunity for adults to go back to ‘school’ – Nalanda Dhamma School.  We are offering a unique 14-month programme catering for adults who would like to learn the Buddha’s teachings from the very basics, in a ‘Dhamma School’ environment.

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28 February 2019

Nalanda Dhamma School for Adults

Nalanda Buddhist Society is offering a unique 14-month programme catering for adults who would like to learn the Buddha’s teachings in a gradual and systematic way in a ‘Dhamma School’ environment.  This special programme is designed to give students clarity about life’s purpose and direction, as well as to enhance wisdom and resilience in facing the myriad challenges and stresses of everyday life.

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19 January 2019

Nalanda Free School 2019 classes started

Nalanda Free School (NFS) warmly welcome its teachers and students as classes commenced for the academic year of 2019 at Sri Serdang, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru centres.  NFS has been operating for over 8 years now since its establishment by a group of dedicated volunteers to provide free tuition and other educational support to academically-weak and needy students.

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