17 June 2021

Birth anniversary of Ajahn Chah

17 June 2021 marks the 103rd birth anniversary of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo. We humbly pay tribute to this great monk whose life and teachings inspired countless people, monks and laity alike.

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16 May 2021

Happy Teacher’s Day

Today we celebrate Teacher’s Day in Malaysia. It is a day to honour the best of educators and their contributions to the nation by building the knowledge, values and character of the people. Teachers who gift us with the right lens to see the world instil in us a life-long love for learning. Akin to being our parents, they are also our role models in life who show us the path to being virtuous and excellent citizens of the world.

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25 March 2021

Gratitude on Nalanda Patron’s Day

18 March is observed as “Nalanda Patron’s Day” – an annual programme to commemorate and appreciate all our donors, benefactors and volunteers who have contributed tremendously to the growth of Nalanda, and by extension, to the development of Buddhist education.  Commemorated since 2007, the date marks the birth anniversary of Nalanda Buddhist Society’s late Spiritual Advisor – Venerable Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero who would be 103 if he were alive.

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18 March 2021

Nalanda Patron’s Day

“Nalanda Patron’s Day” is an annual programme to commemorate and appreciate all donors, benefactors and volunteers who have contributed to the growth of Nalanda over the years, and by extension, to the development of Buddhist education.  Nalanda Buddhist Society first observed “Patron’s Day” on 18 March 2007, in conjunction with the birth anniversary of our late teacher and spiritual adviser – Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thero.

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18 February 2021

Our duties as children, parents and students

The Buddha says, it is incumbent of the lay follower to duly discharge his obligations toward his parents, teachers, wife and children, friends and companions, servants and work-people and religious teachers.  This is called protecting the six quarters.  Sons and daughters should realise the fact that it was primarily due to parents that they have attained the present state.  They should make it their binding duty to provide them with food, clothes, medicine and all essential comforts and make life easy and comfortable to them so long as they live.

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29 September 2020

7th Memorial Day for Respected Teachers

29 September 2020 marks the 7th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Prof. Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.  With reverence and gratitude, Nalandians pay tribute to Venerable Anuruddha and Goenkaji for their significant contributions towards humanity and to propagate Dhamma.  We wish both respected teachers the highest bliss of Peace, ‘Santi’.

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31 August 2020

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

Today, 31 August 2020 marks the 14th anniversary of the passing away of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Advisor – Venerable Dr. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Nāyaka Thero.  Venerable Dhammananda played a significant role in the development of Buddhism in Malaysia and dedicated his life to bring Buddha-Dhamma to millions all over the world.

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17 June 2020

Birth Anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah

Today, 17 June marks the 102nd birth anniversary of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah Subhaddo (1918 – 1992), a revered monk whose life and teachings continue to inspire many monks and laity alike. Let us pay humble tribute to this great teacher by recollecting his teachings and practising them faithfully.

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7 May 2020

“Night of Togetherness in Dhamma”

We invite everyone to participate in a special programme to celebrate ‘Buddha Day’ spiritually. Join us on “Facebook Live” for the following highlights of the event:

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22 March 2020

Venerable Dhammavuddho – 3-month Memorial

Today marks three months since the passing of Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthero on 22 December 2019. We share with you this video to commemorate the life of a simple monk who embodied perseverance, compassion and kindness for the welfare and benefit of many people.

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