16 July 2017

WACANA 2017 Keynote Presentation

On 1 July, Āyasmā Aggacitta gave the keynote presentation at WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference, where he outlined the importance of distinguishing the ‘essential teachings’ of the Buddha from later cultural accretions.  The text of his presentation is available here for our study and reflection.  We would like to thank Venerable Aggacitta for giving us permission to publish the keynote presentation.

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16 May 2017

Happy Teacher’s Day

Today is Teacher’s Day in Malaysia.  Nalanda pays tribute to all good teachers – both spiritual and secular – for guiding your charges with compassion, wisdom, and integrity.

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12 May 2017

Humble thanks for a fabulous Wesak

Nalanda Buddhist Society would like to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to all volunteers, donors, supporters, and devotees who joined us in the recently concluded 4-day Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ Observance from 7 to 10 May.

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10 May 2017

Have a joyful ‘Buddha Jayanti’

Nalanda wishes all Buddhists throughout the world a joyful and peaceful ‘Buddha Day’.  May good teachers continue to inspire us to discover the essence of Dhamma, so that more people follow the Noble Path to Liberation from suffering.

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10 May 2017

Wesak Message – Buddhavasse 2561

Message from Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama, Chairman of Nalanda Education Team

Honouring the Buddha as our Teacher and Refuge

This week, we joyfully observe the most important date on the Buddhist calendar as we welcome the year 2561 of the Buddhist Era.  It is a time to rejoice spiritually as we reflect with gratitude on how fortunate we are to have taken birth during a time when the Dhamma which was taught by the Sammā Saṃbuddha is still available.  We are truly blessed to celebrate every ‘Buddha Day’.

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1 May 2017

Happy ‘Nalanda Day’

Message from the President of Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia

1 May 2017 marks the 14th anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia.  On behalf of the Board of Management, I would like to wish all Nalandians, “Happy Nalanda Day”!

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24 April 2017

Installation of 15th YDP Agong

Nalanda Buddhist Society members celebrate the official installation of His Majesty Sultan Muhammad V as the 15th Yang DiPertuan Agong of Malaysia, today.

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18 April 2017

A huge ‘Thank You’ from Nalanda

Nalanda’s e-Run 2017 concluded joyfully on Sunday 16 April, with more than 2,000 people having a fun day working out with family and friends, while supporting holistic education for the community.

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11 April 2017

Cancel unfair and restrictive rules

Leading Malaysian paper ‘The Star’ yesterday headlined the news on controversial guidelines regarding the construction of non-Muslim places of worship, which came into effect this January in Selangor.  Predictably, the introduction of such unfair and discriminatory rules, and in such a stealthy and sudden fashion without adequate consultation with affected communities, has upset a great number of non-Muslims throughout the country.

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24 March 2017

Let us unite against terrorism

The world is saddened by yet another terrorist attack in London. Terrorism is now a global phenomenon. We should remain vigilant against potential acts of terror but at the same time, do not give in to fear or hatred.  We extend our deepest condolences to the victims of this latest tragedy.  Let’s stay united against hatred, prejudice and acts of terror throughout the world.

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