Monastics

20 June 2017

Ven. Dhammavuddho visits Nalanda

On Saturday 17 June, Nalanda Centre was honoured to receive a visit by Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera, the Founder-Abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama in Temoh, Perak; he was accompanied by Ven. Khantipalo and Bro. Vipassi.

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19 June 2017

Dhamma talk by Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

This Wednesday (21 June), Nalanda Centre is honoured to host the return of most Venerable Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahāthera to deliver a Dhamma teaching at 8.00pm.  Sayadaw’s talk will be followed by our regular meditation session from 9.00pm to 10.00pm.

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17 June 2017

Today is ‘Ajahn Chah Day’

17 June 2017 marks the 99th birth anniversary of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah of Thailand.   Nalandians humbly pays tribute to this great monk who was one of the most influential and revered Dhamma teachers of the modern era.  Thus, today is ‘Ajahn Chah Day’ at Nalanda.

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15 June 2017

Additional stop on Seri Kembangan ‘Pindacāra’ route

On Saturday 17 June, Nalanda is organising the monthly educational ‘Pindacāra’ (Monks on alms-round) programme in Seri Kembangan with an additional stop.  Besides the usual route at Jalan Besar market, the venerable monks will also go for alms at Pasar Rakyat Bazaar located in neighbouring Bukit Serdang.

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25 May 2017

Ajahn Buddhadāsa’s 111th birth anniversary

An introduction to Ajahn Buddhadāsa by Bro. H S Tan.

This week, we commemorate the life and teachings of one of the most notable Buddhist teachers of the 20th century – Ajahn Buddhadāsa Indapañño (Phra Dharmakosacarya) of Thailand.  Ajahn Buddhadāsa was born on 27 May 1906 in Chaiya, Southern Thailand, to a Chinese Hokkien father and Thai mother.  He renounced the worldly life at age 20 and led an exemplary life of an ascetic bhikkhu until his passing.

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23 May 2017

Bro. Tan’s visit to Batam, Indonesia

Bro. Tan was recently invited by devotees to the island of Batam in Riau Province, Indonesia, from 25 to 27 March.  The purpose of the visit was to share his experience with local teachers on ways to improve the management of vihāras and Dhamma schools.

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17 May 2017

Alms-round in Seri Kembangan

On Saturday 15 April, Nalandians again organised the monthly ‘Pindacāra’ programme at the Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan to educate the public on proper ways to support the Buddhist monastic order.

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22 April 2017

Teachings by Ajahn Tiradhammo

Sunday 12 March was ‘Dhamma-Sarana Day’ at Nalanda Centre, a day dedicated to learning, practising and contemplating the Dhamma.  Ajahn Tiradhammo, a disciple of the late Ajahn Chah, was specially invited to give an evening Dhamma talk for the occasion.

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17 April 2017

Talk by Ajahn Buddharakkhita

On Wednesday 8 March, Nalanda Centre was honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Buddharakkhita from Ireland.  As the day also marked the third anniversary of MH370 incident, Nalandians took the opportunity to invite Ajahn for a Dhamma talk after the weekly meditation session.

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16 April 2017

Venerable Sanghasena to visit Nalanda

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host renowned social-reformer and inspiring teacher – Venerable Sanghasena Mahathera – on his upcoming journey to Malaysia.  Ven. Sanghasena, who is the Founder and President of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre in Ladakh, will arrive at Nalanda from India for a 2-day visit starting this Tuesday, 18 April.

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