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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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19 January 2018

Celebrating a remarkable 2017

Last year was truly amazing for Nalanda Buddhist Society when we had hugely successful events such as the WACANA Conference, ‘e-Run for Community Education’, Dhamma-Living Camps, and two special year-end Dhammayatras. Our focus on educating teenagers and youths yielded great results with hundreds of enthusiastic young Buddhists participating in Nalanda’s numerous learning programmes.

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21 December 2017

Nalanda Youth Pilgrimage 2017

40 Buddhist youths embarked on a special pilgrimage to India and Nepal from 21 November to 4 December 2017, led by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

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26 September 2017

Three proposals for Malaysian Buddhists

In a recent seminar organised by Than Hsiang Foundation and supported by Nalanda Institute together with a dozen other organisations, Nalanda founder Bro. Tan emphasised the need for followers of different Buddhist traditions to make efforts to understand each other, and to be united as one Dharma-practising community in leading the world out of obsession with materialism.

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31 August 2017

Malaysia marks 60th Merdeka Day

Today, 31 August 2017, Malaysians throughout the country and abroad mark our nation’s 60th Independence Day. Nalanda Buddhist Society wishes all citizens a Happy ‘Merdeka Day’!

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29 August 2017

Joy lingers – 10 days on

On Sunday 27 August, Nalanda hosted a joyous celebration to thank all volunteers who worked hard for last week’s ‘Family Fun Fair’. Although the event was held 10 days ago, the gladness and delight is still strongly felt by everyone.

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22 August 2017

Thank you for the great support

Nalanda Family Fun Fair 2017 concluded successfully on Sunday afternoon with the great support of benefactors and devotees from throughout Malaysia and Singapore! This year’s Fun Fair was the largest-ever held, with 168 stalls selling a wide range of quality products to raise funds for ‘K. Sri Dhammananda Centre’ – a new Dhamma-learning facility to be built in Sri Serdang.

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