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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22 November 2022

20 days to NEO Centre KL’s Officiating Ceremony

In less than three weeks, the new Nalanda Education and Outreach Centre in Happy Garden Kuala Lumpur, will be re-opened to serve the community in its various capacities. Many activities are on-going now to prepare the redeveloped facility so that we can welcome guests and devotees for an evening of gratitude and rejoicing.

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11 November 2022

Just 30 days to Officiating Ceremony of NEO Centre KL

The construction of Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre Kuala Lumpur is almost completed!   Even as interiors continue to be installed, the KL Branch has already put into action it’s first programme – Pindacāra, to be held tomorrow morning at the morning markets nearby, for the local community to participate in the noble deed of supporting the Sangha.

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3 May 2020

Launch of new Wesak website

We are very grateful to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to ‘Buddha Day’ 2020 Celebration.  Please visit

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11 November 2018

Wisdom Park exhibition opened

On Sunday 4 November, a special exhibition on Wisdom Park was launched at Nalanda Centre. The vibrant exhibits and video clips show the journey from the conceptualisation to early construction of Wisdom Park.  We are grateful to the Wisdom Park Development Committee for leading the realisation of this noble project, and to our benefactors and donors for their fervent support.

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7 October 2018

‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ officially launched

The ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ was officially launched last night with the blessings of the Maha Sangha, and with over 1,300 Buddhist leaders, Dhamma teachers, guests, neighbours, volunteers and devotees in attendance.  The Centre was built to cater for increasing demand for Buddhist education and training.  It is so named as a tribute to Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda.

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