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

12 October 2016

Flowing gratitude in Seri Kembangan

Report by Chan Jia Xin

On Saturday 17 September, two venerable monks were invited to go on alms-round at Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan.  The monthly alms-round is a keenly awaited event by market-goers and stall operators alike, as it enables otherwise busy people to offer food to Sangha members.

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1 October 2016

Pindacāra at Seri Kembangan market

On Saturday 20 August, two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple were invited to go on alms-round at Jalan Besar market in Seri Kembangan.  Many volunteers, including Dhamma School students and Nalandian youths, participated in this monthly educational programme.

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18 September 2016

Pindacāra at Taman O.U.G.

On Saturday 6 August, the Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch organised the monthly educational ‘Pindacāra’ (monks on alms-round) at the Taman O.U.G. and Happy Garden morning markets. Two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on alms-round, allowing market-goers the opportunity to performing the meritorious act of offering food.

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18 August 2016

Monks show the proper way

On Saturday 18 June, the people of Seri Kembangan were again fortunate to have the opportunity of offering alms-food to monks on ‘Pindacāra’.  The monthly alms-round programme was started three years ago at the Jalan Besar market here to educate the local community on the right way to support Buddhist Sangha (monastic order).

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23 May 2016

Monthly Pindacāra well-received at OUG

On 7 May, Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch organised the monthly Pindacāra education programme at Taman OUG and Happy Garden.  Nalanda’s people-engagement team went around the market areas to create awareness among stall-holders and members of the public on the significance of the practice.

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6 May 2016

Beginning of Vesakha month

Tomorrow is the New-moon day for the month of ‘Vesakha’.  Thus, we are just two weeks away from the most important day in the Buddhist calendar – Vesakha Full-moon ‘Buddha Day’, also commonly known in Malaysia as ‘Wesak Day’.

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19 April 2016

Monks on alms-round in Serdang

On Saturday 16 April, two venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on ‘Pindacāra’ (alms-round) at Seri Kembangan market.  Nalandians had arrived there earlier to prepare the venue for the monthly educational programme, and took the opportunity to greet our trader friends and devotees in the vicinity.

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4 April 2016

Pindacāra in O.U.G. and Happy Garden

On Saturday 2 April, two venerable monks went on Pindacāra (alms-round) at Overseas Union Garden (O.U.G.) and Happy Garden morning markets.  It was the first time in many months that the Pindacāra programme was held at O.U.G. and the response there was very heartening.

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26 February 2016

Volunteer inspired by ‘Pindacāra’

On Saturday 20 February, three venerable monks from Sentul Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple went on Pindacāra (alms-round) at Seri Kembangan morning market.  Nalanda volunteers arrived early to prepare for the Pindacāra and set up an information counter.  Their activity aroused much interest among the passers-by who wanted to know more about the significance of Pindacāra.

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17 February 2016

New Year Pindacāra programme

On Saturday 16 January, three venerable monks went on Pindacāra (alms-round) at Seri Kembangan morning market.  Many devotees were keen to start the New Year by performing wholesome deeds, and thus waited patiently to offer food to the venerables.  Meanwhile, Nalandians took the opportunity to explain the significance of Pindacāra to passers-by and curious onlookers at the market.

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