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.Read more
The Buddha’s teaching was passed down in the form of discourses and sermons (Sutta). Before passing away, the Buddha reminded His disciples that, “the Dhamma and Vinaya I have set forth and laid down for you shall be your teacher after I am gone…” Thus, He enshrined the Dhamma-Vinaya as the guiding principle in one’s conduct and practice towards liberation.Read more
‘Dhammacakka Day’ is an annual observance day at Nalanda where we commemorate the preaching of the first discourse by the Buddha after His Enlightenment – the ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’. Falling on 9 July, it also marked the conclusion of the annual 6-week Gimhāna Retreat observed by Nalandians. We were fortunate to have Bro. Tan deliver the concluding teachings of this year’s Gimhāna Retreat followed by a study of the ‘Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta’.Read more
The ‘grand finale’ of the Samatha & Vipassanā Sutta Workshop series was held recently at Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA) on 5 – 6 July 2014. It was the ninth workshop conducted by Venerable Aggacitta Mahathero since Nalanda Institute organised the inaugural ‘Samatha & Vipassanā Sutta Study with Meditation Workshop’ back in March.Read more
Thank you for enrolling in the inaugural Samatha & Vipassanā Sutta Study with Meditation Workshop organised by Nalanda Institute’s Buddhist & Pāli Studies Department. Currently, the enrolment for this ground-breaking workshop has surpassed our capacity, and the application is now closed.Read more
Nalanda Institute welcomed the return of Venerable Aggacitta together with Ven. Balacitta, Ven. U Vijaya, and 95 diligent yogis, for Part Two of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta Study with Meditation Workshop on 24 and 25 March.