Robes Offering

23 November 2017

Gratitude flows on ‘Sangha Day’

On Sunday 19 November, Nalanda Buddhist Society celebrated our annual ‘Sangha Day’ to honour the significance and contributions of the monastic community towards the preservation and propagation of Buddha-Dhamma.

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14 November 2017

Welcome to ‘Sangha Day’

We invite you to join us in observing the annual ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda Centre on Sunday, 19 November.  This is an important occasion for Buddhists to honour the virtues and contributions of the monastic community.  Devotees express gratitude to monks and nuns who strive diligently in practising the Dhamma, and teaching it for the benefit of mankind.

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22 October 2017

‘Sangha Day’ observance in 2017

‘Sangha Day’ is an annual celebration at Nalanda honouring the virtues and contributions of the monastic community.  Buddhist devotees express gratitude to monks and nuns who strive diligently in practising the Dhamma, and teaching it for the benefit of mankind, by providing them with four necessary requisites – food, robes, shelter, and medicine.

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9 January 2017

‘Sangha Day’ observed at KL Branch

On Sunday 27 November, members and devotees gathered at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur to observe a meaningful ‘Sangha Day’ to express gratitude and reverence to the monastic community for their tireless efforts in the preservation and propagation of the Buddha-Dhamma.

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26 November 2016

Robes offering ceremony this Sunday

We invite you to participate in offering robes and requisites to Sangha members in conjunction with Nalanda’s ‘Sangha Day’ celebrations this weekend.  The programme on Sunday 27 November includes a Dhamma talk by Achariya Vijaya, blessings, Robes offering, and lunch dāna to members of the Maha Sangha.   For more information, please contact Bro. Ng at 012-273-9787.  All are welcome.

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23 November 2016

‘Sangha Day’ joy at Nalanda Centre

Photographs by Gan Jia Cheng, Chua Siaw Kim, and Rudy Gan.

On Sunday 20 November, devotees thronged Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang to participate in the ‘Sangha Day’ celebrations.  This annual observance day is to honour the significance and contributions of the monastic community towards the preservation and propagation of Buddha-Dhamma.

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18 October 2016

‘Sangha Day’ to be celebrated in November

Nalanda Buddhist Society will be celebrating our annual ‘Sangha Day’ next month at two venues – Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang and NEO Centre Happy Garden in Kuala Lumpur.  ‘Sangha Day’ is dedicated to honour, appreciate and support the monastic order of bhikkhus (monks) and bhikkhunis (nuns)the pillars of Buddha-Sāsana.  On this day, devotees offer them robes as well as requisites such as medicinal products and food supplements.

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22 December 2014

‘Sangha Day’ at NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur

On Sunday 23 November, Nalanda Kuala Lumpur Branch held its ‘Sangha Day’ in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur.  The programme began with meditation, pūja and chanting, followed by a Dhamma talk by Bro. Ānanda Fong who shared on the significance of offering to the Sangha.

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27 November 2014

Experiencing Joy on ‘Sangha Day’ at Nalanda

Report by Lim Sumanā

Nalanda Buddhist Society observed our annual ‘Sangha Day’ on Sunday, 9 November.  On this important occasion, the Buddhist laity took the opportunity to express gratitude and support for the Sangha (monastic community) by offering robes and other requisites, thus practising generosity and humility through the acts of giving.

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4 November 2014

Joyous ‘Kathina’ at Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple

On Sunday 26 October, the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple in Sentul, Kuala Lumpur was a hive of activity as more than 1,000 devotees thronged the vihāra for the annual ‘Kathina’ Robe-offering ceremony.  The presenting of ‘Kathina Robe’ is one of the ways for the laity to support and pay tribute to the Sangha (monastic order).  It is performed yearly after the conclusion of the “monastic rains retreat” (Vassāvasa).  We rejoice over the devotees’ faith and meritorious deeds.  Sadhu anumodana.

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