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7 November 2018

Celebrating 15 Years of Holistic Education

Nalanda Buddhist Society was established in 2003, with our name bestowed by our late teacher and spiritual adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda.  Since inception, Nalanda has been focusing on providing holistic Buddhist education to the community, which to date has benefitted over 23,000 students and participants throughout Malaysia.

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3 November 2018

Plant a tree at Wisdom Park

Wisdom Park promotes the principle of harmony with nature and aims to replenish its grounds where lush tropical forests had once stood.  Efforts to rehabilitate the campus with native flora started in April 2018.  To date, 108 trees and 400 shrubs have been planted by volunteers in its spacious grounds.

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14 October 2018

3rd Anniversary of Wisdom Park

14 October 2018 marks the 3rd anniversary of Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC).  Over this short period of time, the Committee had held 37 monthly full-board meetings, many sub-committee meetings and site visits to devise, organise and implement the Wisdom Park Development Plan.  Progress on site has been smooth and rapid, with the first building almost ready, and infrastructure work expanded gradually to cover 12.8 acres (out of 39.2 acres) already.

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7 October 2018

‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ officially launched

The ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ was officially launched last night with the blessings of the Maha Sangha, and with over 1,300 Buddhist leaders, Dhamma teachers, guests, neighbours, volunteers and devotees in attendance.  The Centre was built to cater for increasing demand for Buddhist education and training.  It is so named as a tribute to Nalanda’s late Spiritual Adviser, Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda.

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19 September 2018

Rejoicing with remarkable youths

Nalanda Youth Centre held another successful and impactful Dhamma Living Camp for Young Adults from 8 to 11 September.  The camp was instrumental in laying the foundation and strengthening the resolve for 130 youths to walk the Noble Path of Dhamma.

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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.

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7 June 2018

‘Buddha Day’ celebration at Nalanda

The Wesak full-moon ‘Buddha Day’ celebration was a week ago, but its joyful spirit still lingers in our hearts.  The observance at Nalanda Centre has always been a great occasion for everyone – it is not just a spiritual celebration, but also a cultural feast based upon deep Buddhist heritage.

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6 May 2018

Bro.Tan’s speech on democracy

Nalanda founder Bro.Tan gave his weekly address at the Sunday Morning Service on 6 May where he talked about our democratic system of governance, and how we can play a role in strengthening it in the long-run.  He cautioned the electorate not to be emotionally-charged with anger or fear when making decisions; but rather through calm reflection and the proper evaluation of policies and candidates.

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8 April 2018

Joy of serving and growing together

For three days from 30 March to 1 April, representatives of Theravāda Buddhist organisations in Malaysia gathered in Puchong for the first-ever Leaders’ Summit to discuss ways to improve leadership quality for the community.  The inaugural Summit was jointly organised by Nalanda Institute and the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia.  It targeted society Presidents, Deputy Presidents, Honorary Secretaries, and Youth Leaders as participants.  All in, twenty organisations sent 76 delegates to the convention.

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19 March 2018

Video tribute to our venerable teacher

As Malaysian Buddhists celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the late Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda (1918 – 2006) this week, we shall forever be grateful to his prolific teachings and writings which have benefited thousands of people in understanding and appreciating the Buddha-Dhamma.

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