21 December 2022

Officiating Ceremony of NEO Centre KL

On Sunday 11 December, Nalandians welcomed members of the Mahā Sangha, friends and devotees to the redeveloped Nalanda Education & Outreach (NEO) Centre in Happy Garden, Kuala Lumpur for its Officiating Ceremony.

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14 December 2022

The Inspiring Journey of NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur

Let us take a walk down memory lane of NEO Centre Kuala Lumpur to recollect its humble beginnings and how it had developed into a refuge for many Buddhists in its vicinity to learn, practice, and serve.

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25 June 2022

BBC Video : Unearthing ‘Nālandā Māha Vihāra’

The majestic ‘Nālandā Māha Vihāra’ was established during the Gupta Period in the 5th Century CE, in the city of Nalanda, where once the Buddha delivered the Kevatta Sutta and spoke about the ‘Miracle of Education’.  This key learning institution was not just for Buddhist monastics, but also for students of secular subjects including medicine, mathematics and philosophy.  At its peak, the university hosted over 10,000 students from all around the world, the most famous of which is Ven. Xuan Zang.

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12 May 2022


We invite you to explore, a website dedicated to the celebration of Wesak ‘Buddha Day’.  You will find videos, articles, chanting recordings, and inspiring stories to help us understand more about the Buddha and His teachings.  There is also a special ‘Buddha Jayanti’ Exhibition featuring on-line video presentations on the life of the Buddha by Nalanda Dhamma School.  

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1 December 2021

Video projects by Dhamma School students

While many people were homebound during the pandemic period, Nalanda Dhamma School facilitators and students utilised their time to read and reflect on the Dhammapada verses.  They also learned video production skills and worked together virtually to produce meaningful videos based on the Buddha’s teachings.  Each video comprises a simple yet meaningful message which we hope is valuable for your reflection.

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13 June 2021

Gimhāna – A time to know ourselves

In the annual Nalanda Gimhāna Retreat, Nalandians are encouraged to deepen our understanding and cultivation of Dhamma. Watch this video to learn more about this seven-week retreat which starts today.

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23 May 2021

“When we cultivate the Dhamma, we can see the Buddha”

Nalanda Junior Dhamma School presents to you “The Buddha and Me”, a video by our young students relating their own experiences in learning Dhamma.  We invite you to watch this heart-warming production of their candid responses on what they know about the Buddha and how they put His Teachings into practice.

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21 May 2021

Come visit ‘Buddha Jayanti’ virtual exhibition

Nalanda Dhamma School’s “Buddha Jayanti” Exhibition is back online with the sequel ‘Happy Mind Happy Life 2’!  Organised every year in conjunction with ‘Buddha Day’, this year’s exhibition at  features a collection of ‘stop-motion’ animations to engage children and teenagers in learning and reflecting on Dhamma.

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15 May 2021

Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ Theme B.E. 2565

‘Buddha Day’ this year comes while we are still gripped in a pandemic that shows varying signs of abating.  Instead of feeling dejected or upset, we should use this opportunity to reflect on how we can move forward as an individual and as a community.  In this way, we can rise above life’s adversities, upheavals, and uncertainty so that we can experience deeper calmness and peace.

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25 May 2020

Anchoring our lives with conviction

In this talk delivered in early May, Director of Nalanda Institute Achariya Tan Siang Chye explains the importance of cultivating faith, and how we can anchor our spiritual practice and progress with this essential quality.

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