Best wishes for the New Year from Nalandians to devotees, friends, and relatives! Let us make this year exceptional by being ‘transformational’! May the blessings of Right Effort lead us closer to the realisation of our noble aspirations.Read more
On 31 December 2012, Nalanda members and devotees gathered at the Sri Serdang Nalanda Centre following an annual tradition to reflect on the passing of 2012, and to usher in the New Year. Dressed in elegant Nalanda sarong uniforms, devotees greeted each other joyfully with words of thanks, mutual appreciation, and encouragement.Read more
As we celebrate our nation’s 55th Independence Day, let us be thankful and reflective on all the blessings we have so far enjoyed. Admittedly Malaysia is not paradise, nor is it the ‘best’, nor ‘safest’, nor ‘happiest’ country in the world. That’s all very subjective. Still, there is much for us to celebrate, such as our climate, our fertile land, our abundant resources, our cultural diversity, and our wonderful people.Read more
Venerable Yogavacara Rahula has concluded the one-month Dhammaduta Tour in Malaysia 2012. Many devotees throughout the country have benefited and experienced progress from Ven. Rahula’s clear meditation guidance and insightful Dhamma talks.Read more
Wesak Day commemorates the three-fold events in the life of the Buddha – His Birth, His Enlightenment and His Passing Away. This year’s celebration marks the 2600th Anniversary of Buddhism. It was through the Buddha’s way of virtuous living and insightful practice that he developed the true understanding to gain liberation from suffering. His lofty attainment of Ultimate Peace was taught compassionately to benefit all beings.
As we usher in 2012, let us reflect on the many memorable achievements of Nalanda Buddhist Society in the past year. We observed the 8th Anniversary of the Society and the 1st Anniversary of the Buddhist Community Alliance on 1 May. We acquired a new 3-storey building to cater for our projected expansion; embarked on a ‘Transformation Programme’; introduced our Core Values; and improved on our Management Structure, Systems, Resources, Facilities and Human Capital. We also established the first Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur, to commemorate the 2,600th Year of Buddhism. A resounding ‘Sadhu‘ to everyone for the amazing energy and marvelous effort in achieving all that and more in a mere 12 months! Read more