Wesak 2023

20 May 2023

Hosting Ajahn Visalo at Nalanda

From 5 to 7 May, we were honoured to host Ajahn Visalo, an Indonesian monk, who received his monastic training from Wat Pah Nanachat, Thailand where he currently resides.  A gentle and compassionate monk, Ajahn Visalo lent his presence to the Buddha Day programmes and relayed kind words of advise to the congregation.

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17 May 2023

Memorable Buddha Day Observance B.E. 2567

Learning, reflective, serene, and joyful – these are some of the feedback given by participants of Buddha Day B.E. 2567.  This first full-fledged observance since the start of the pandemic, has made the lives of those who actively participated – its organisers, volunteers, devotees and visitors, more meaningful and grounded with the Buddha’s Teachings which are embedded within every programme.

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16 May 2023

Thank you to Buddha Day volunteers!

Two days ago, on Sunday 14 May, Buddha Day volunteers gathered back at Nalanda Centre for an appreciation session hosted by the organising committee.  Chairperson Sis. Livin Leow extended our heartfelt gratitude for the volunteers’ support, cooperation and care for everyone who came to Nalanda to honour the Buddha. 

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13 May 2023

Buddha Jayanti Exhibition last day tomorrow

In the past week, devotees and friends have been visiting the Buddha Jayanti Exhibition at the Pustaka in Nalanda Centre, to discover more about the Buddha Day theme of ‘Living a Meaningful Life’.  This exhibition is prepared by Nalanda Dhamma School with hand-made exhibits to showcase the richness and beauty of Buddha's teachings.

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12 May 2023

Visit by Member of Parliament Yeo Bee Yin on Buddha Day

On Wesak ‘Buddha Day’, Nalanda received a visit by Yang Berhormat, Puan Yeo Bee Yin, Member of Parliament for Puchong, which covers Sri Serdang where Nalanda Centre is located.  Accompanying her were Majlis Bandaraya Subang Jaya councillors Mr. Mohan Singh and Mr. Wong Yii Seang.

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12 May 2023

Community comes together for Heritage Procession

On the evening of 4 May Buddha Day, over 600 people gathered at Taman Seri Serdang for the highlight of Nalanda’s observance, the Heritage Procession.  Maintaining serenity and peace, the community walked mindfully behind the Buddha-rupam which was conveyed on a wooden sedan to the harmonious beat of drums and gongs. 

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11 May 2023

Buddha Day Dhamma talks now on-line

On 3 and 4 May, the eve and full-moon day of the Vesak month, devotees gathered at Nalanda Centre to learn and reflect on the Buddha Day theme ‘Living a meaningful life’.   Having been born as a human being with a mind which can be developed, we can choose to lead a worthy life that gives meaning to existence.  We do this by developing right values and principles which are of value to our own spiritual progress and to the well-being of others.

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9 May 2023

Hosting 12 Sri Lankan scholar monks

On Sunday 7 May, Nalanda members and volunteers were honoured to welcome 12 monks from Sri Lanka, who are on a study tour courtesy hosted by Maha Karuna Buddhist Society.  The young members of the Sangha are top scholars in Buddhist and Pali studies and are visiting Malaysia for the first time. 

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8 May 2023

Thank you for a meaningful Buddha Day Observance

We extend our deepest appreciation to members of the Sangha, Dhamma speakers, members, volunteers and devotees for your contributions in making this year’s Buddha Day Observance at Nalanda a meaningful event for all who participated. 

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7 May 2023

‘Terima Kasih’ to all donors & Pusat Darah Negara staff

The Blood Donation Drive at Nalanda Centre has just concluded with smiles all around as members, volunteers and devotees rejoice in a day well spent.  Over 250 donors registered to donate blood, with the noble intention of helping others in need.  This meritorious deed is indeed faceless, selfless and nameless as each donation will be channelled anonymously and without bias to those whose lives depend on it.

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