Memorial Day

16 January 2024

Ajahn Chah’s 32nd Memorial Day

Today, 16 January 2024 is the 32nd anniversary of Ven. Ajahn Chah’s passing. Traditionally on this day, his disciples throughout the world would gather at his main monastery – Wat Nong Pah Pong in Ubon Ratchathani – to observe the memorial. 

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29 September 2023

10th anniversary passing of S.N. Goenka & Ven. Kakkapalliye

Today is the 10th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka. Both were luminaries of the Buddhist World – one a great Tipitaka scholar, and the other a great meditation teacher; their teachings and legacy continue to be benefit many today, even after a decade.

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11 September 2023

Gratitude abounds on Memorial Day

On Thursday 31 August, Nalanda members and devotees gathered to pay tribute to the late Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda, on the anniversary of his passing 17 years ago.  Remembering Ven. Dhammananda with much gratitude in our hearts, the congregation recollected his efforts grounded in wisdom and compassion which transformed the landscape of Buddhism in Malaysia and continues to benefit all of us today.

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31 August 2023

17th Memorial Day of K. Sri Dhammananda

31 August 2023 marks 17 years since the passing away of Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero who spent most of his life building and nourishing the growth of the Theravāda Buddhist community in Malaysia. It was due to his compassion and leadership, that many Buddhist societies were established since the 1960s and continue to benefit Dhamma learners and practitioners today.

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27 August 2023

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

31 August 2023 marks 17 years since the passing away of Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.  The influence and impact of Venerable Dhammananda’s lifetime work to build and nourish the growth of the Theravāda Buddhist community in Malaysia, continues to be felt by the community today.

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29 September 2022

9th Memorial Day for respected teachers

Today marks the 9th anniversary of the passing of the eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.

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6 September 2022

Heartful gratitude on Memorial Day

On Wednesday 31 August, Nalanda members, devotees, volunteers and Dhamma School students gathered to honour our late Spiritual Advisor Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda at Nalanda Centre.  Although it has been 16 years after his passing, his missionary impact and contribution to Buddhism in Malaysia continues to be felt in today’s Buddhist societies and communities, of which many are rooted in the late venerable’s efforts.

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31 August 2022

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

"It happens that sometimes in history, we are privileged to be associated with outstanding individuals who contributed to the betterment of the human race.  One such person was Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda, who left the confines of his village in rural Sri Lanka and spent five decades bringing the sublime message of the Buddha to millions all over the world. 

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29 August 2022

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

31 August 2022 marks the 16th anniversary of the passing away of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Advisor – Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.   This Wednesday, Nalandians will gather to commemorate his lifetime of missionary work and celebrate his spirit and teachings with the following programme.

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21 August 2022

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

31 August 2022 marks the 16th anniversary of the passing of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser – Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.  We will gather to commemorate our late teacher’s lifetime of contributions to Dhamma propagation with offerings, chanting, and a Dhamma talk by Bro. Tan Siang Chye.  There will also be an offering of lunch dana to members of the Sangha after the talk.  You may bring cooked vegetarian food for the offering.  All are welcome.

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