1 October 2013

Another bright lamp, extinguished.

Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero  (1929 – 2013)

Dear friends, with a heavy heart, we would like to inform you that the most Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero passed away in Sri Lanka 2 days ago.  His simple funeral was conducted immediately according to his last wishes, without fanfare, much in character with this humble bhikkhu.

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1 October 2013

A tribute to Acharya S. N. Goenka

Article written by Bro. H S Tan

Renowned Vipassana Meditation Teacher, Acharya S. N. Goenka, passed away peacefully in Mumbai, India on Sunday, 29 September 2013 (early Monday, 30 September, Malaysian time).  He was 90.

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27 September 2013

Pūja in memory of Acharya Buddharakkhita

Bro. Tan led a group of Nalandians in a pūja this morning in honour of the most Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita Maha Thero who passed away on Monday, 23 September, at the age of 91.  Bhante’s cremation ceremony is scheduled today in Bangalore at 10am local time.

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26 September 2013

Nalanda pays tribute to Achariya Buddharakkhita

Achariya Buddharakkhita Maha Thero  (1922 – 2013)

The most Venerable Achariya Buddharakkhita Sangha Nayake, the Founder of Maha Bodhi Society of Bangalore, an eminent educationist and humanitarian, passed away peacefully on 23 September 2013, at the age of 91, having spent 64 years as a Buddhist monk.

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6 September 2013

Earnest and Heartfelt Memorial Day

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1 September 2013

Nalanda commemorates Ajahn Buddhadasa

Nalanda Buddhist Society’s Ajahn Buddhadasa Commemoration Programme began at 9.00am today with meditation, pūja and chanting at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang.  Director of Nalanda Library Bro. Ananda Fong introduced the programme to the congregation in his opening remarks.  Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan then stated the purpose of this event, which is to introduce more inspiring Buddhist teachers to the Malaysian Buddhist community.

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24 August 2013

In Memoriam

25 August marks the 4th anniversary of Sis. G.G.Tan, Lee Ah Yem, Julie Ang, and Jennie Cheong’s passing. The four of them perished in an accident on 25 August 2009 while on a pilgrimage to Ladakh, India.

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11 March 2013

Remembering Japan – Anniversary of 11 March Tohoku Disaster

On 11 March 2011, one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history shook Japan to its core. The magnitude 9.0 earthquake and the ensuing tsunami devastated Northeastern Japan – it resulted in the death of 15,881 people, and caused untold damages to properties and livelihood. Horrified Japanese, and the entire shocked world, rallied to support and aid the victims of this great disaster.

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27 December 2012

Remembering the 2004 Tsunami Victims

On 26 December 2004, a huge earthquake off Northern Sumatra and a catastrophic tsunami which followed it caused enormous devastation in many countries fringing the Indian Ocean. Around 250,000 men, women and children lost their lives in this tragedy; millions more lost their loved ones, possessions, and livelihood.

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2 September 2012

K Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

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