Nalanda Day

Pertaining to Nalanda’s establishment day (anniversary celebrations) on 1 May every year.

18 May 2023

Celebrating 20 years on ‘Nalanda Day’

On Monday 1 May, Nalanda members, volunteers and devotees marked the milestone 20th Anniversary of the Society together at Nalanda Centre.   In this gathering of good spiritual friends, everyone rejoiced in the progress and impact of the Society’s programmes over the years, borne of the strong missionary spirit which unites us.

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30 April 2023

Finding meaning in selfless service

Service comes in all forms and encompasses the subtle virtue of selflessness.  We would usually start our service with doing what we enjoy or prefer doing, and then progress to do what we are able to do.  When we feel truly connected to the cause, we commit ourselves to do what is needed with a sense of nobility and purpose.  The more selfless we become, the more joyful and meaningful we feel.

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30 April 2023

Building a more united and harmonious community

Development of values and virtues is an essential pathway for us to develop spiritually and forge a harmonious community.  By embracing values such as compassion, courage, respect, learning and service, we continuous to grow as an individual and as a community towards joyful living.

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29 April 2023

Buddhist culture steeped in values

Culture is a shared way of life which holds a community together in harmony and unity.  Buddhist culture is steeped in values of gratitude, humility, mindfulness, care for others and follows the etiquette of a refined behaviour – to be non-offensive, non-obtrusive, and non-obstructive.

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28 April 2023

Reaching out & enriching lives

Think not lightly of doing good, saying, "It will not come to me." Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good. - Dhammapada verse 122

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27 April 2023

Learning & growing together

Developing skillful ways to live in accordance to Dhamma gives rise to peace and wisdom.  As a community, we encourage each other to learn and grow together by meeting frequently in unity, communicating effectively, and supporting each other in our spiritual journey

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26 April 2023

The ‘Miracle of Education’

The Buddha’s teachings form the core of all our programmes, courses and camps.  We draw from the vast trove of Buddhist wisdom and tailor what is most essential for one to understand and live in accordance to the Dhamma in order to experience the ‘Miracle of Education’. We also integrate experiential learning, reflection, collaboration and community service for a complete educational experience and growth towards a more meaningful life.

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25 April 2023

Holistic education for integral human development

The goal of education is to achieve balanced and integral growth in people, imbued with reasoning, grace and a sense of well-being in life.  Education must also make people more humane and compassionate.  Guided by wisdom, the educated person illuminates the world like a shining beacon of virtuous living.

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1 May 2022

Celebrating Nalanda’s 19th Anniversary

1 May is dedicated as Nalanda Day, a special day to commemorate the anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society’s establishment in 2003.  I take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation to our Dhamma teachers near and far, members, benefactors, volunteers and devotees for your continuous care, support and encouragement.

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1 May 2021

Celebrating Nalanda’s 18th Anniversary

Today marks the 18th Anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia, a time for us to pay tribute to our Dhamma teachers, benefactors, members and volunteers who have been with us on this enriching journey of holistic education. May the light of Dhamma shine brightly within, so that it illuminates the world too.

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