Monastics

25 June 2018

Meditation session with Dhamma talk

Join us this Wednesday for an evening of peaceful group meditation, followed by a Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr. S. Pemaratana.  He is the Abbot of Pittsburgh Buddhist Centre.  He offers public workshops on meditation and provides spiritual counselling to help people deal with challenges in life.

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5 May 2018

Ven. Dhammavuddho in Johor Bahru

NEO Centre Johor Bahru is honoured to host Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahathera this Thursday, 10 May for a Dhamma talk, starting at 8.00pm.  Ven. Dhammavuddho is the founder-abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama, a forest monastery in Perak founded mainly for the study, teaching, practice and propagation of the Buddha’s discourses, monastic discipline, and meditation.

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18 April 2018

Meeting of TBCM Monastic Advisors

On Thursday 5 April, the Monastic Advisory Panel (MAP) of the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) met for the first time since its establishment.  The meeting held at Bandar Utama Buddhist Society was called by the MAP to discuss an upcoming Sangha gathering in July.

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16 April 2018

Ajahn Chandako to visit Nalanda

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host Venerable Ajahn Chandako from New Zealand on Tuesday, 17 April for a Dhamma talk, starting at 8.00pm.  This will be his second visit to Sri Serdang in as many years.

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27 March 2018

Visit to future monks’ training facility

On his recent trip to India, Nalanda founder Bro.Tan took the opportunity to visit Lokuttara Mahāvihāra, a Theravāda monastery near Aurangabad, Maharashtra, where he met with its abbot, Ven. Bodhipālo Mahāthera.  With the help of the laity, Ven. Bodhipālo reported that the All India Bhikkhu Sangha is constructing a training centre for Indian monks at the vihāra.

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18 March 2018

Birth centenary of an iconic Dhammaduta

Today is the 100th birth anniversary of the late Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Mahā Thero (1918 – 2006),  Sanghanāyaka Thera of Malaysia and Singapore, and Spiritual Adviser to Nalanda Buddhist Society.  Nalandians humbly pay tribute to his immeasurable contributions to the development of Malaysian Buddhism, and his invaluable teachings for our understanding and appreciation of Buddha-Dhamma.

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5 March 2018

Theravāda Bhikkhu Training Centre to be built in India

India, the land of the Buddha, has not had a proper Buddhist monks’ training centre for locals in modern times.  Observing the critical need of having one, Upasaka Dr. Harshadeep Kamble, a senior government officer from Mumbai, his wife Mrs. Rojana Vanich Kamble, galvanised the All India Bhikkhu Sangha to construct such a facility in the vicinity of Aurangabad in Maharashtra State, Western India.

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19 February 2018

Dhamma teaching by Ajahn Jayasaro

Friday 10 November marked another auspicious evening for Nalanda devotees as world-renowned Dhamma teacher, Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro, graced Nalanda Centre to share his words of wisdom.  Faith and enthusiasm to learn Dhamma was clearly evident in many devotees as the Teaching Hall was packed to the brim despite the heavy evening downpour.

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25 January 2018

Nalanda to host Ven. Seelananda

Nalanda Centre is honoured to host Venerable T. Seelananda Mahathera on his upcoming visit to Malaysia from 27 to 31 January.  Born in Sri Lanka, Ven. T. Seelananda is currently the deputy abbot of Bhāvanā Society in West Virginia, USA.  He is also the co-founder of Samatha-Vipassana Meditation Centre in Edmonton, Canada.

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20 December 2017

Nalanda to host Ajahn Kalyāno

On 24 and 25 December 2017, Nalanda Centre will be hosting Ven. Ajahn Kalyāno, the abbot of Lokuttara Buddhist Monastery in Skiptvet, Norway, a branch monastery in the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chah.  Join us for a Dhamma talk by Ajahn Kalyāno on Sunday 24 December, at 8.00pm.

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