9 August 2020

Singapore’s National Day

Today marks the Republic of Singapore’s 55th National Day as the nation comes together to celebrate and promote the wholesome qualities of compassion and kindness amidst adversity.  On this special occasion, Nalandians would like to wish our Singaporean friends a joyous celebration of their National Day with unity and harmony.  Happy National Day!

Read more
4 June 2019

Obituary – Venerable Prof. Dr. P. Gnanarama

It is with deep respect and a heavy heart that we announce the passing away of Venerable Professor Dr. Pategama Gnanarama Anunayaka Thero in Singapore earlier today; aged 88.  Ven. Gnanarama had been the Religious Adviser and resident teacher at Ti-Sarana Buddhist Association Singapore since 1993.

Read more
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.

Read more
4 November 2018

Fireflies visit Nalanda 7 years in a row

On Saturday 27 October, Nalandians warmly welcomed and hosted 24 visiting members of Firefly Mission from Singapore.  The group, led by their President Dr. Ng Yee Kong, travels annually to various monasteries in Malaysia to celebrate the offering of ‘Kathina’.  It was their 7th consecutive yearly visit to Nalanda Centre, a place which they find genuine warmth and inspiration.

Read more
15 December 2017

70 pilgrims begin their ‘Dhammayatra’

Following the successful two-week ‘Dhammayatra’ (pilgrimage) for Nalandian youths which just concluded on 4 December, another group of 70 adults from Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia and the Buddhist Fellowship of Singapore began their journey of Dhamma discovery to India and Nepal early this morning.

Read more
6 November 2017

Amazing study tour to Borobudur

In late August, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan led a study tour to Borobudur, Yogjakarta and Solo; the trip was jointly organised by Buddhist Fellowship Singapore and Nalanda Institute Malaysia.  With Bro. Tan’s informative and skilful explanations, participants were as though transported back in time to over a thousand years ago to vividly visualize Javanese and Buddhist arts and culture.

Read more
29 October 2017

Visit by Firefly Mission Singapore

On Saturday 21 October, 80 members of Firefly Mission from Singapore led by their President Dr. Ng Yee Kong visited Nalanda Centre as part of their ‘Kathina’ season merit-making tour of Malaysia.  It was Firefly’s sixth consecutive year visiting Nalanda, and one of the events Nalandians look forward to annually.

Read more
9 August 2017

Singapore’s 52nd National Day

As the Republic of Singapore marks its 52nd National Day today, we wish our closest neighbour a joyous celebration of nationhood.  May Singaporeans continue to progress in all aspects of physical, social, economic, mental, and spiritual well-being.  Happy National Day!

Read more
20 April 2017

Visit by friends from Singapore

Over the weekend on 11 and 12 March, Nalanda Centre was honoured to host 12 members of Buddhist Fellowship (BF) Singapore, and Bliss & Wisdom Society; the group was led by Bro. Jerry Ong of BF.  Our friends were warmly welcomed by Nalanda officers upon arrival on Saturday, and were brought on a building tour by Nalanda founder Bro. Tan personally.

Read more
17 December 2016

Nalandians leave for pilgrimage

A team of 45 Nalandians left today for a two-week ‘Dhammayatra’ (pilgrimage) to India and Nepal.  The spiritual journey will take the group through places associated with the life of our great Teacher, the Buddha, starting with Uruvela (Bodhgaya), Rajagaha, Nalanda, Vesali, Savatthi, Kusinara, Kapilavatthu, Lumbini, and ending in Benares.

Read more