Synonymous with ‘Alms-round’ and can be used in conjunction with it.

Pindacāra

17 May 2019

Joyful programmes this ‘Buddha Day’

This weekend, Buddhists around the world will commemorate the anniversary of Buddha’s Enlightenment 26 centuries ago, and mark the beginning of Buddhist Year (B.E.) 2563.  We invite you, your family and friends to join spiritual and learning programmes at Nalanda Centre, which includes Dhamma teachings, Sutta Study, and the highlight of our celebrations – the annual Heritage Procession and worshipping of Buddha Relic.

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13 May 2019

Pindacāra on Eve of Buddha Day

Join us to offer alms to monks at the Jalan Besar market and Pasar Rakyat in Seri Kembangan this Saturday morning, the eve of Buddha Day.  The programme begins at 7.30am with chanting at Nalanda Centre, followed by alms-round at the two nearby markets from 8.30am.

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8 April 2019

Joyful experience of alms-giving

On 2 March, Nalandians spent their Saturday morning meaningfully at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets in the Pindacāra programme.  The programme has been held every first Saturday of the month since 2012 to create awareness on giving alms and the right way to support Sangha members.

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2 February 2019

Alms-round at Seri Kembangan markets

On Saturday 19 January, the mood lightened at the busy markets in Seri Kembangan when two Sangha members supported by a team of Nalandians and volunteers went on alms-round.  A long standing programme organised by Nalanda, Pindacāra provides an opportunity for the community to participate in this wholesome cultivation of generosity.

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5 April 2018

Indian monks and youths joined ‘Pindacāra’ programme

The ‘Pindacāra’ (alms-round) held on 3 March was indeed a joyous occasion as two young bhikkhus and 17 Buddhist youth leaders from India joined devotees in this monthly programme.  The bhikkhus and youths were in Malaysia for 10 days as part of the “Jambudvipa-Suvarnabhumi Buddhist Youth Exchange Programme”, which is Nalanda Buddhist Society’s long-term mission to help revitalize the proper learning and practice of Buddhism in its land of origin – India.

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4 January 2018

First Pindacāra scheduled for 2018

On Saturday 6 January, Nalanda will be organising our first monthly educational Pindacāra (monks going on alms-round) of 2018 at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets.  The day’s programme will begin at 7.30am with morning chanting at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur in Happy Garden, followed by the alms-round starting 8.30am in Taman O.U.G.

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12 December 2017

Last alms-round of the year

We invite you to offer alms to monks at the Jalan Besar morning market and Pasar Rakyat in Seri Kembangan on Saturday, which is Nalanda’s last educational Pindacāra of 2017.  The day’s programme begins at 7.30am with chanting at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang, followed by alms-round in nearby Seri Kembangan starting 8.30am.

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29 November 2017

‘Pindacāra’ this full-moon Saturday

We joyfully invite everyone to participate in our next educational ‘Pindacāra’ (monks going on alms-round) at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets this Saturday, 2 December, which happens to be a full-moon day.  You may bring cooked vegetarian food or ripe fruits as offerings to Sangha members.

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3 November 2017

Alms-round in Taman O.U.G.

On the bright Saturday morning of 7 October, two venerable monks were invited to go on alms-round at Happy Garden and Taman O.U.G. markets.  This monthly meritorious Nalanda KL Branch programme began with volunteers gathering at NEO Centre for chanting and short meditation, followed by a briefing before heading out to O.U.G. market for Pindacāra with full spirit.

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6 October 2017

Active weekend at NEO Centre KL

Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur will have a packed schedule this weekend with interesting programmes lined-up.  On Saturday 7 October, the monthly educational Pindacāra (monks on alms-round) will be held at Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden markets, starting at 8.30am.

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