7 December 2021

A very blessed birthday to ‘Bhante G’

Nalanda Buddhist Society members extend our felicitations and warmest wishes to Venerable Sri Pandita Dr. Henepola Gunaratana Māha Nāyaka Thero on his 94th birthday, today! Fondly known as ‘Bhante G’, Ven. Gunaratana left Sri Lanka as a young monk to propagate Dhamma in India, Malaysia and the United States of America.

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28 November 2021

The Light of Dhamma

Throughout history, the search for ‘light’ has led us down many paths of discovery, creations and enjoyment. However, we soon discover that the light which will truly brightens our lives with deep joy and peace is the Dhamma which has been preserved and propagated by the Sangha over the centuries.

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28 November 2021

Sangha Day interview with Ajahn Jayasaro – LIVE Recording

On 28 November, family and friends gathered online for the Sangha Day B.E. 2565 Observance featuring a special interview with Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro.  In this second of a two-part programme, we were honoured to host Ajahn and seek his advice on how we can face current trends which may impact our Dhamma practice and ways to anchor ourselves in our spiritual journey.

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28 November 2021

Sangha Day Observance (Part 2 of 2) and Morning Service

Today is ‘Sangha Day’, an important occasion at Nalanda for the lay community to honour the virtues and contributions of the Māha Sangha (monastic order) in preserving and propagating Buddhism.  We joyfully invite you to join this year’s Sangha Day Observance which will be streamed live on Nalanda Facebook page over two weekends to take counsel from esteemed Sangha members.

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21 November 2021

Interview with Ven. Aggacitta Mahāthera – LIVE Recording

In the journey of a Buddhist practitioner, we face many ups and downs in our faith and confidence.  We are sometimes fired up and inspired to attain liberation, whilst at other times our confidence wanes.  How do we become true disciples of the Buddha and gather the strength and wisdom to maintain confidence to advance along this spiritual path?  In this special interview with Āyasmā Aggacitta Mahāthera, held in in conjunction with Sangha Day B.E. 2565 Observance on Sunday 21 November, we learned  about how we can maintain our confidence to advance along this spiritual path even amidst today’s challenges.

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21 November 2021

Sangha Day Observance (Part 1 of 2) and Morning Service

‘Sangha Day’ is an important occasion at Nalanda for the lay community to honour the virtues and contributions of the Māha Sangha (monastic order) in preserving and propagating Buddhism.  We joyfully invite you to join the Sangha Day B.E. 2565 Observance which will be streamed live on Nalanda Facebook page over two weekends to take counsel from esteemed Sangha members.

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16 November 2021

Special interviews in conjunction with Sangha Day

‘Sangha Day’ is an important occasion at Nalanda for the lay community to honour the virtues and contributions of the Māha Sangha (monastic order) in preserving and propagating Buddhism.  Apart from offerings of robes and requisites, let us take heed of the Buddha’s teaching that the best way to venerate our teachers is by learning, reflecting, and improve upon ourselves in accordance to Dhamma. 

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28 October 2021

Happy Birthday Venerable Saranankara

Nalanda members and devotees would like to felicitate and pay tribute to Most Venerable Sri Saranankara Adhikarana Nāyaka Thero on his 68th birthday, today.   Ven. Saranankara has dedicated almost four decades of his life to selfless service to the Buddhist community in Malaysia, providing counsel and support to monks and laity alike.

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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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