Teacher

16 May 2019

Happy Teacher’s Day!

Every child needs good teachers to nurture them in knowledge and skills and develop their nature to be wholesome and good.  Every learner needs honourable educators who are selfless, patient and caring to guide them towards a meaningful life.  Nalanda Buddhist Society pays tribute to all teachers, both spiritual and secular, who have made a positive impact that echoes through time.

Read more
17 March 2019

The last day of ‘Centenary Celebrations’

17 March 2019 marks the last day of the year-long ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centenary Celebrations’ which brought Buddhists across Malaysia together to celebrate the life and contributions of the late Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda (1918 – 2006).  The Centenary Celebrations was launched exactly a year ago on 17 March 2018 at the Buddhist Mahā Vihara, Kuala Lumpur.

Read more
16 January 2019

27th anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing

Today we commemorate the 27th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah’s passing.  A revered monk who lived a meaningful and simple life, Ajahn Chah (1918 – 1992) bestowed upon the Buddhist community a legacy which continues to inspire many monks and laity alike.  Many monastics who trained with him at forest monasteries have themselves become renowned and respected teachers.

Read more
7 December 2018

Happy 91st Birthday ‘Bhante G’

Nalanda members would like to extend our best wishes and warmest felicitations to Venerable Dr. Henepola Gunaratana Nāyaka Thero on his 91st birthday today!  Popularly known as ‘Bhante G’, Ven. Gunaratana is a renowned meditation teacher and author of several influential works, such as the best-selling ‘Mindfulness in Plain English’.

Read more
26 October 2018

Celebrating the spirit of learning

On Saturday 20 October, Nalanda Free School (NFS) held its annual ‘Night of Appreciation’ to honour its volunteer teachers and facilitators who commit time and effort to nurture young learners to be well-rounded individuals.

Read more
29 September 2018

5th Memorial Day for respected teachers

29 September 2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Prof. Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.  Nalandians pay tribute and express our gratitude to them for their significant contributions towards the propagation of Buddha-Sāsana.  We wish both our teachers the highest bliss of Peace, ‘Santi’.

Read more
3 September 2018

Books launched on 31 August 2018

This year marks the birth centenary of the late Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thera (1918–2006). Eleven Buddhist organisations in Malaysia have come together to jointly organise programmes to celebrate his great legacy.

Read more
20 August 2018

Sponsorship of publication

This year, many Buddhist organisations in Malaysia have come together to jointly celebrate the birth centenary of the late Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thera (1918–2006), who was an inspiration to millions of Buddhists throughout the world, especially in Malaysia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.

Read more
17 June 2018

Centenary of a great Dhamma teacher

Today marks the 100th birth anniversary of the late Luang Por Chah Subhaddo (17 June 1918 – 16 January 1992) – one of the best known teachers of the Thai forest monastic tradition in modern times.  Simply and better known to the world as Ajahn Chah, he was seen as the personification of Buddhist monastic discipline, meditative spirit, and profound wisdom.

Read more
16 May 2018

Happy Teacher’s Day!

Message by Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama, Chairman of Nalanda Education Committee

Teacher’s Day is an important occasion on Nalanda Buddhist Society’s annual calendar because we are an educational institution.  Without education, we cannot have a civilization.

Read more