18 March 2023

‘Nalanda Patron’s Day’ Observance today

“Nalanda Patron’s Day” is an annual programme to commemorate and appreciate all our donors, benefactors and volunteers who have contributed tremendously to the growth of Nalanda Buddhist Society, and to the development of Buddhist education in Malaysia.  Today, 18 March 2023 also marks the 105th birth anniversary of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Advisor, the Most Venerable Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thero, who christened us with the name ‘Nalanda’ exactly 20 years ago.

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8 March 2023

9 years since MH370 was lost

Today, 8 March 2023, marks 9 years since MH370 disappeared, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board.  Since then, the international search for the lost flight scoured millions of square kilometres through air, ship and undersea operations, to no avail as to its location.

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16 January 2023

Ajahn Chah Memorial Day

16 January 2023 marks the 31st anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing. One of the most revered Buddhist teachers in the modern era, many monastics who trained with him at forest monasteries have themselves become renowned and respected teachers.  Three decades on, his unique ways of teaching still resonate among us today. Let us pay humble tribute to this great monk by taking time to reflect on his teachings and practising them faithfully.

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18 March 2022

Today, 18 March is Nalanda Patron’s Day

‘Nalanda Patron’s Day’ is an annual programme to commemorate and appreciate all donors, benefactors and volunteers who have contributed tremendously to the growth of Nalanda, and by extension, to the development of Buddhist education.  On ‘Patron’s Day’, Nalanda members and devotees offer pūja for the well-being of our benefactors, past and present.  We also transfer merits to those who have passed away.

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29 September 2021

8th Memorial Day for respected teachers

Today is the 8th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.  Nalandians pay humble tribute to them for their significant contributions towards the propagation of Buddha-Sāsana, and humanity.  May both respected teachers experience the highest bliss of Peace. 

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11 September 2021

20 years since September 11th

Two decades have passed since the deadly blow of coordinated terror attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon in New York on the morning of September 11, 2001. The world reeled with shock at the emergence of such brutality which caused 2,977 fatalities and left thousands injured.

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22 December 2020

1st Year Memorial of Ven. Dhammavuddho

Today, 22 December 2020 marks the 1st anniversary of the passing of Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera.  Nalanda pays tribute to Venerable who dedicated his life to seeking the path to Liberation and resolutely expounding on the original teachings of the Buddha to the masses.

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