Pustaka Nalanda

21 October 2017

Tagging 4,000 books in a day

On Wednesday 18 October, Pustaka Nalanda (the Library) embarked on its annual stock-taking exercise by five librarians with the help of volunteers.  This exercise is part of a good library management system whereby all books are physically located, examined and repaired where necessary, accounted for, and placed back at the proper shelves.

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4 July 2017

New books published in July

Nalanda Buddhist Society has just printed another 17,000 copies of Ajahn Buddhadāsa’s booklets, namely “Nibbāna for Everyone” (NEW release), “Kamma in Buddhism”*, “Living in the Present”*, and “Getting Started in Mindfulness with Breathing”* (*all second editions) for free distribution throughout Malaysia.  In addition, Nalanda Institute also published a new book – “The Buddha-Word : Discovering the Essential” – for WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference held on 1 July.

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13 May 2017

Thank you for sponsoring these books

We would like to thank all generous devotees who sponsored three booklets – “Kamma in Buddhism”, “Living in the Present”, and “Getting Started in Mindfulness with Breathing” – for printing and distribution this Wesak.

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1 February 2017

Nalanda Centre reopens 2 February

We are happy to inform you that Nalanda Centre, Youth Centre and Pustaka Nalanda (the Library) in Sri Serdang will resume operations tomorrow after the week-long Lunar New Year celebrations.

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2 November 2016

Visit by Dr. Punna Wong

On Sunday 25 September, Buddhist stalwart and Dhamma speaker from Johor Bahru Dr. Punna Wong Yin Onn visited Nalanda Centre to present his newly-launched book, “Walking in the Buddha’s Footprints: 100 Reflective Essays”.

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8 July 2016

Training for Buddhist Māhavihāra librarians

On Saturday 18 June, six volunteer librarians from the Buddhist Māhavihāra (BMV) received training at Nalanda on how to use the OPAC library cataloging system.  A special session to understand the functions and capabilities of the OPAC system was conducted by Pustaka Nalanda (Library) Director Bro. Ananda Fong, IT Manager Bro. Lam, and Operations Manager Sis. Chin.

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21 April 2016

Book sponsorship for Wesak Day

Exactly one month from today, we will be celebrating the Wesak Full-moon “Buddha Day”. Nalanda Buddhist Society together with Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS) are planning to reprint a wonderful Dhamma book – “Without and Within: Questions and Answers on the Teachings of Theravāda Buddhism” – for free distribution this May in conjunction with Wesak.

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21 October 2015

MP and State Assemblyman visit Nalanda

On Sunday 11 October, Nalanda Centre had the honour of welcoming our Member of Parliament for Puchong, Yang Berhormat Mr. Gobind Singh Deo, and Selangor State Assemblyman for Kinrara, Yang Berhormat Mr. Ng Sze Han, for an official visit.  The Yang Berhormats’ entourage was given a warm welcome by Nalanda members while touring the Centre.

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1 July 2015

Ven. Sayadaw U Osadha visits Nalanda

On Friday 12 June, Nalanda Centre was honoured by a visit by Venerable Sayadaw U Osadha from California, U.S.A.  Sayadaw Osadha was accompanied by the President of Selangor Buddhist Vipassana Meditation Society Bro. Lim Boon Hang and several other devotees.  On hand to welcome the venerable were Founder Bro. Tan, Director of Nalanda Centre Sis. Nandini, and other officers.

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15 April 2015

Commemorating Venerable Dr. Walpola Rahula

This coming Sunday 19 April, Nalanda Buddhist Society respectfully commemorates the good work of a renowned Buddhist scholar – the late Venerable Dr. Walpola Rahula of Sri Lanka.  The late Ven. Rahula Nayaka Thero had contributed immensely to the understanding and propagation of Dhamma through his publications and lectures.

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