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.
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.
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.