Monastics

10 June 2019

Group meditation & Dhamma talk

We invite you to join us this Wednesday 12 June for a tranquil meditation sitting, and Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr. S. Pemaratana, the Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre in the U.S.A.  He offers public workshops on meditation and provides spiritual counselling to help people deal with challenges in life.

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23 May 2019

Meditation Retreat by Ven. Gavesi

Nalanda Centre is hosting a 5-day non-residential Meditation Retreat guided by Venerable Gavesi for beginners and intermediate meditators from 19 to 23 June.  This introductory meditation retreat is suitable for beginners, and is open for 30 adults who can attend the full course of five days.

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13 May 2019

Pindacāra on Eve of Buddha Day

Join us to offer alms to monks at the Jalan Besar market and Pasar Rakyat in Seri Kembangan this Saturday morning, the eve of Buddha Day.  The programme begins at 7.30am with chanting at Nalanda Centre, followed by alms-round at the two nearby markets from 8.30am.

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8 April 2019

Joyful experience of alms-giving

On 2 March, Nalandians spent their Saturday morning meaningfully at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets in the Pindacāra programme.  The programme has been held every first Saturday of the month since 2012 to create awareness on giving alms and the right way to support Sangha members.

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30 March 2019

A respectful way of life

On Sunday 10 March, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable N. Jinananda, the President of Buddhist Monks’ Council of Canada for a Dhamma talk.  Venerable shared that the teachings of the Buddha is based on respect for oneself and others.  After His Enlightenment, the Buddha gazed at the Bodhi tree out of gratitude, a teaching to us to bear respectful mindsets even for inanimate objects.

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24 March 2019

Sangha members visit Nalanda

On 12 February, we hosted 12 venerable monks visiting Malaysia from Sri Lanka.  Led by Venerable Nandaloka Thero, the venerables toured Nalanda Centre and K. Sri Dhammananda Centre.  They were also introduced to the objectives of Wisdom Park at the exhibition gallery.

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4 March 2019

Hosting friends from Dhammajata Vihara

On 20 January, Nalandians were honoured to host friends from Dhammajata Vihara, Pulau Pinang, led by their Abbot, Venerable Dhammasiri.  The Society’s President Sis. Ong Ah Mooi, Deputy President Bro. Ng Chin Teck and 36 members accompanied Venerable Dhammasiri on this visit to the Klang Valley.

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15 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Kalyano

On Friday 14 December 2018, Nalandians were honoured to welcome Ajahn Kalyano back to Nalanda Centre for a Dhamma talk.  Ajahn’s last visit to Nalanda was in 2016 and has been a strong supporter of Nalanda’s education mission.

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12 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Jayasaro

On Thursday 13 December 2018, we were honoured to welcome revered teachers, Ajahn Jayasaro and Ajahn Vajiro back to Nalanda Centre. Nalandians were delighted to reminisce with both venerable teachers who have been supporting Nalanda’s education mission for many years.

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3 February 2019

Dhamma talk by Ajahn Achalo

On 2 December 2018, Nalanda was honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Achalo for a Dhamma talk on his first visit to Nalanda Centre. Ajahn Achalo reminded us that in our samsaric existence, we are affected by ignorance – the cause of all suffering.  This ignorance of ‘not knowing the true nature of the way things are’ results in us perceiving things incorrectly and culminates in craving and anger.  The remedy to ‘not knowing’ is simply ‘to know’; achieved through cultivating wisdom and concentration.

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