Pertaining to the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM).

29 May 2016

Discover your potential at this camp

Nalanda Youth Centre and Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are jointly bringing you the ‘Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults’ from 4 to 7 July 2016. Participate in this camp to discover your ‘true potential’ as a human being.

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12 May 2016

Flying the banner of unity this Wesak

The International Buddhist Flag was adopted as the universal symbol of Buddhist faith more than half a century ago. In Malaysia, this vibrant, multi-coloured symbol of peace is ubiquitous in temples and Buddhist centres during Wesak celebrations, but is barely visible for the rest of the year.   As such, Nalanda Buddhist Society and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia are currently running a campaign aimed at educating the community on the meaning and symbolism of the flag, and to encourage Buddhists to fly the flag at home during Wesak month.

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19 April 2016

Calling Malaysian Buddhist youths!

Do you know your TRUE potential?  Come discover it for yourself at the upcoming ‘Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults‘ from 4 to 7 July 2016, where we get to explore the timeless beauty of insightful Dhamma, accompanied by 200 other like-minded friends!

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22 October 2015

Meeting of national Buddhist federations

On 8 September, two major Buddhist federations in Malaysia – the Malaysian Buddhist Association (MBA) and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) – had a meeting in Subang Jaya to discuss recent issues and challenges affecting the Buddhist community in the country.

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21 April 2015

Let’s fly the Buddhist Flag

Malaysian Buddhists will be observing ‘Wesak Day’ on Sunday, 3 May 2015. We joyfully invite all devotees to display the Buddhist Flag at their homes to foster unity, fidelity, and a stronger sense of community spirit.  The Theravada Council of Malaysia has recommended Buddhists to fly the flag for the entire month of Wesak (‘Vesakha’).  Let us heed the call and look forward to observing Wesak with faith and fervor.

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31 July 2014

SJBA EXCO members visit Nalanda Centre

On Saturday 26 July, seven senior EXCO members from Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA) led by their President, Bro. Chim Siew Choon, made a study-visit to Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. The SJBA leaders were warmly welcomed by Nalanda President Bro. Lee Kong Foo and Nalandian officers.

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29 July 2014

Visit by Maha Karuna Buddhist Society

On Sunday 13 July, a bus-load of Maha Karuna Buddhist Society (MKBS) members and their Dhamma School students paid a learning-visit to Nalanda Centre.  The visitors arrived early in the morning and joined in the ‘Dhamma Day’ Service Sunday with pūja, chanting, and meditation.  Everyone felt happy listening to an insightful Dhamma talk by Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan, and thereafter performed Sanghika Dāna (lunch offering to monks).

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21 March 2014

Registering a Buddhist Society

How to Register a Buddhist Society

Published by the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia on 21 March 2014.
Since 2012 all registrations of societies with the Registrar of Societies (ROS) have to be done on-line by visiting the official website of The Registry of Societies Malaysia.
2 September 2013

Theravada Council meet at Nalanda Centre

The Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) Executive Committee met at Nalanda Centre yesterday for a special workshop to chart the Council's future strategic direction in the immediate to medium-term.  Chairing the 10 am to 5 pm workshop was TBCM President Bro. Chim Siew Choon.  It was attended by the Council's Deputy President Bro. Kung Kok Chye, Honorary Secretary Bro. Ananda Fong, Honorary Treasurer Bro. Teoh Tiang Kwang, and Councillors Bro. K Don Premaseri, Sis. Paruadi Ramasamy, Bro. Lim Boon Hang, and Sis. Liang Mei Ling.

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21 July 2013

Theravada Buddhist Council’s 2nd AGM

The Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) had its 2nd Annual General Meeting on Saturday, 20 July 2013, at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple, Sentul, Kuala Lumpur.  The well-attended meeting deliberated on TBCM’s past year activities, and its medium to longer term programmes for the coming years.

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