18 March 2020

K. Sri Dhammananda – 102th Birthday

Today marks the 102th birth anniversary of the late Venerable Kirinde Sri Dhammananda, the Sangha Nāyaka Thera of Malaysia.  As usual, the traditional ‘Achariya Abhivadāna’ (‘Homage to the teacher’) was performed at Nalanda Centre this morning to offer reverence with deep gratitude to our late Spiritual Adviser.  Unfortunately, due to the current Restricted Movement Order imposed in Malaysia, the ceremony could not be open to the public this year.

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16 January 2020

Ajahn Chah Memorial Day

16 January 2020 marks the 28th anniversary of Ajahn Chah’s passing away (in 1992).  He was undoubtedly one of the most revered Buddhist teachers in the modern era, and was a doyen of the “forest monastic tradition” who attracted many Thai and foreign disciples to train under him.

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7 December 2019

Happy 92nd Birthday ‘Bhante G’

Nalandians extend our warmest wishes and respect to Venerable Sri Pandita Henepola Gunaratana Māha Nāyaka Thero on his 92nd birthday!

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5 October 2019

1st anniversary of K. Sri Dhammananda Centre

Tomorrow (6 October) marks the first anniversary of the launching of K. Sri Dhammananda Centre in Sri Serdang.  The past 12 months have seen the Centre fully utilised for Dhamma camps, meditation retreats, and currently, as the premise for the Adult Dhamma School every Sunday.

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29 September 2019

6th Memorial Day for our teachers

Today marks the 6th anniversary of the passing of eminent Tipitaka and Pāli Scholar, Venerable Kakkapalliye Anuruddha Nayaka Thero, and renowned meditation teacher, Acharya Satya Narayan Goenka.

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28 August 2019

K. Sri Dhammananda Memorial Day

31 August 2019 marks the 13th anniversary of the passing away of Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser – Most Venerable Dr. K Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Thero. We invite you to join us for a meaningful and spiritual day in commemorating the teachings and lifetime contributions of the late venerable, this Saturday at Nalanda Centre.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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