NEO Centre

Pertaining to Nalanda Education & Outreach Centres programmes and activities in KL, JB and SP.

18 January 2023

The year’s first Pindacara at Happy Garden

In the early morning of 7 January, the first Saturday of the new year, Nalanda volunteers & devotees gathered at the new NEO Centre in Happy Garden for the first session of the Pindacāra (monks on alms-round) programme. 

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22 December 2022

Register for BPS 104 – Buddhist Course in Mandarin

Nalanda Institute Malaysia is offering BPS 104, a basic Buddhist Studies course in Mandarin which introduces Dhamma learning in a structured and systematic way.  The course consists of seven classes and will be held at new Nalanda Education and Outreach Centre, Happy Garden on Saturdays from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, from 25 February 2023.  There will also be a 2-day 1-night experiential programme in May.

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21 December 2022

Officiating Ceremony of NEO Centre KL

On Sunday 11 December, Nalandians welcomed members of the Mahā Sangha, friends and devotees to the redeveloped Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur for its Officiating Ceremony.

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14 December 2022

The Inspiring Journey of NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur

Let us take a walk down memory lane of NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur to recollect its humble beginnings and how it had developed into a refuge for many Buddhists in its vicinity to learn, practice, and serve.

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13 December 2022

Register now for inaugural ‘Nalanda Family Dhamma School’

Nalanda Buddhist Society is offering our inaugural programme ‘Family Dhamma School’ where parents and children will come together for Dhamma learning and practice.  With the family being the primary social unit in all human societies, this provides an optimal way for the entire family to grow together spiritually and achieve domestic bliss.

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12 December 2022

Thank you for a joyous Officiating Ceremony of NEO Centre KL

Yesterday, Sunday 11 December, over 200 devotees and friends gathered at the new NEO Centre in Happy Garden for the officiating ceremony of the facility dedicated to the propagation of Buddha-Dhamma.  The joyous event was blessed by venerable members of the Maha Sangha and filled with gratitude for all supporters and benefactors who made this redevelopment project a success.

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10 December 2022

Countdown – NEO Centre KL Officiating Ceremony is tomorrow

Final touches are being put in place for the Officiating Ceremony of NEO Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur tomorrow.  The newly expanded NEO Centre measures 4,500 sq. ft. and can host multiple programmes simultaneously.  Its four-fold increase in capacity of 200 people aims to provide the community with avenues to learn and cultivate the Dhamma in their lives.  Operating hours will be from 2 – 10pm on Tuesdays to Fridays and 9am to 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

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9 December 2022

Countdown – 2 more days to NEO Centre KL Officiating Ceremony

Preparations have been rife in the past weeks to prepare the new NEO Centre in Happy Garden and ensure it is ready to receive esteemed guests on its officiation.  Volunteers have been gathering at the Centre every day to help in all manner of tasks. It is this spirit of selflessness that defines our community of volunteers who come from all walks of life.  Teachers, professionals, youths, teenagers, home-makers and those retired work together harmoniously and with care for each other. 

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8 December 2022

Countdown – 3 days to NEO Centre KL Officiating Ceremony

On Saturday 3 December, the community around Happy Garden joyfully participated in the Pindacāra (monks on alms-round) programme to support the Mahā Sangha.  This monthly programme, organised by Nalanda Branch KL since 2012, enables the laity in the vicinity to learn and practise the spirit of dāna even as they go about their householder duties.

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7 December 2022

4 days to NEO Centre KL Officiating Ceremony

In the midst of a bustling city, NEO Centre Happy Garden provides a respite from worldly distractions for us to calm our minds and train ourselves in skillful thoughts, speech and actions.  The Centre hosts the weekly group meditation sessions on Thursdays which is then followed by a Dhamma talk in Mandarin. 

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