Refers to individuals or groups of Nalandian officers, members, and volunteers.

Nalandians

11 December 2017

Celebrating Nalanda ‘Education Day’

Message from Vijaya Samarawickrama, Chairman of Nalanda Education Committee

One of our most fascinating preoccupations concerns our origins as human beings. Our earliest ancestor can be traced back to a tiny microbe called Saccorhytus which ‘lived’ 500 million years ago and whose fossil remains were discovered in China recently.  After millions of years of evolution we left the members of the animal world behind and eventually earned the title of ‘manussa’  – ‘that which has a mind which can be developed’.

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8 November 2017

Notice of November E.G.M.

Members of Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia registered at Sri Serdang headquarters are requested to attend an Extraordinary General Meeting (E.G.M.) to discuss proposed amendments to the Constitution and the Society’s development plans.  Official notice to members have been sent out on 27 October 2017.  We look forward to welcoming all members back to our ‘spiritual home’ at Nalanda Centre to chart our future together.  Thank you.

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9 October 2017

Enhancing communication skills

Nalanda Training & Enhancement Centre (NTEC) was established on 1 May 2017 to provide appropriate training programmes to enhance the knowledge, skills, and competencies of Nalanda members in serving the community.  Since May, NTEC has played a pivotal role in guiding the growth of ‘Dhamma Families’ with fortnightly video recordings on various Buddhist subjects.

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28 September 2017

Flags lowered for the last time

On Saturday 9 September, Nalandians gathered for the last time at Nalanda House to conduct a blessing ceremony before it was handed over to the contractors for demolition and reconstruction.  The ceremony began at 4.30pm with flag-raising to the chant of ‘Jayamangala Gatha’.

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12 September 2017

Packing up Nalanda House for construction work

After 12 years of service as the base for our Dhamma School (since January 2005), Nalanda House will soon be demolished and rebuilt as the ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ to cater for bigger student enrolment and continued expansion of activities.

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22 August 2017

Thank you for the great support

Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2017 concluded successfully on Sunday afternoon with the great support of benefactors and devotees from throughout Malaysia and Singapore! This year’s Fun Fair was the largest-ever held, with 168 stalls selling a wide range of quality products to raise funds for ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ – a new Dhamma-learning facility to be built in Sri Serdang.

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19 August 2017

Arriving for the big event tomorrow

Nalanda Centre is buzzing with people and action throughout today as members and devotees descend upon Sri Serdang from near and far, for tomorrow’s Family Fun Fair 2017.

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4 August 2017

Members’ Day in June

On Saturday 17 June, Nalanda members came together for the monthly members’ meeting to deliberate and discuss matters involving the Society.  During the gathering, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan advised that in whatever we do, we should have willpower, unity and harmony – these factors contribute to the success of the Buddha-Sāsana.

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27 July 2017

Volunteer Induction Programme

Nalanda Volunteer Centre is teaming up with the Training & Enhancement Centre to offer a one-day “Volunteer Induction Programme” (V.I.P.) this Saturday.  We invite members and regular volunteers to participate in the V.I.P. to strengthen our spirit and culture of community service.

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18 July 2017

Inaugural inter-branch Conference

Nalandian officers and members from Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani branches participated in the Inaugural Inter-branch Conference from 26 to 28 May at NEO Centre Johor Bahru.  The conference brought members together to share their joys, learning experiences, and challenges in operating a Nalanda branch.

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