29 September 2021

8th Memorial Day for respected teachers

Today is the 8th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.  Nalandians pay humble tribute to them for their significant contributions towards the propagation of Buddha-Sāsana, and humanity.  May both respected teachers experience the highest bliss of Peace. 

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31 August 2021

K. Sri Dhammananda 15th Memorial Day

31 August 2021 marks 15 years since the passing away of Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.  Venerable Dhammananda spent most of his life building and nourishing the growth of the Theravāda Buddhist community in Malaysia.  Under his spiritual leadership, many Buddhist societies were established since the 1960s and continue to benefit Dhamma learners and practitioners today.

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27 July 2021

Dhamma Day Forum – LIVE Recording

In conjunction with Dhamma Day B.E. 2565, a Dhamma Forum was held LIVE on 25 July. Watch the recording of this live event featuring presentations by Venerable Ayya Sumangalā, Datuk Charlie Chia and Bro. Oh Kim Leng, followed by a ‘Question & Answer’ session.

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16 January 2021

29th Anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s Passing

16 January 2021 marks the 29th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo’s passing. Three decades on, Ajahn Chah continues to inspire monks and laity around the world with his exemplary life lived in strict adherence to the Dhamma-Vinaya. Let us pay humble tribute to this compassionate teacher by recollecting his teachings and by practising them diligently.

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23 December 2020

New book published : “Venerable Dhammavuddho – A Life Well-Lived”

In late January 2020, Nalanda Buddhist Society was entrusted by Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) to publish a book in honour of the late Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera, who had passed away barely a month before. Initially planned for a March release, the commemorative book was recently launched on 19 December during the ‘Venerable Dhammavuddho 1st Anniversary Commemoration Service’ hosted by TBCM on-line.

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28 October 2020

Felicitations on Ven. Saranankara’s birthday

Nalanda members and devotees offer our warmest wishes to Most Venerable Sri Saranankara Adhikarana Nāyaka Thero on his birthday today. Ven. Saranankara has been serving the Buddhist community in Malaysia for more than 35 years now, benefitting and contributing towards the well-being of monks and laity alike.

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3 July 2020

Passing of Sayadaw Nyanapurnik

It is with deep respect and a heavy heart that we observe the passing away of Most Venerable Sayadaw Nyanapurnik Mahathera, the Sanghanāyaka of Nepal, on 3 July 2020.  Sayadaw succumbed to old-age illnesses which he had been battling for several years, and passed away peacefully early this morning.  He was 81.

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27 May 2020

Obituary – Venerable E. Indaratana

It is with a heavy heart that we mark the passing away of Most Venerable Elgiriya Indaratana Maha Thera early this morning.  He was the abbot of Mahindārama Buddhist Temple, the oldest Sri Lankan Vihāra in Penang.

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22 March 2020

Venerable Dhammavuddho – 3-month Memorial

Today marks three months since the passing of Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthero on 22 December 2019. We share with you this video to commemorate the life of a simple monk who embodied perseverance, compassion and kindness for the welfare and benefit of many people.

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10 March 2020

Book Sponsorship

Nalanda is publishing a book to pay tribute to the late Venerable Dhammavuddho, who passed away on 22 December 2019.  The 160-page book will be published in time for his 100th Day Memorial Service later this month.  The national-level Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, 21 March at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul; and another service will be held on Sunday, 22 March at Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang.

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