Pertaining to the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia.

2 December 2017

Nalanda to host Ven. Thubten Chodron

Nalanda Centre will be hosting renowned and inspiring Dhamma teacher, Ven. Thubten Chodron, on her upcoming visit to Malaysia.  Ven. Thubten Chodron is the Founder and Abbess of Sravasti Abbey – a Tibetan Buddhist monastery for monks and nuns in America.

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11 April 2017

Lecture on Pāli Language

Nalanda founder Bro. Tan will be giving a special lecture on “Pāli Language & Literature” this Friday at the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM) Headquarters in Taman Mayang, Petaling Jaya.  The talk is organised by Universiti Malaya Buddhist group.

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22 October 2016

UPM Buddhist Society marks 50th anniversary

On Saturday 1 October, the UPM Buddhist Society (PBUPM) celebrated its 50th anniversary with an appreciation dinner in Shah Alam attended by its members, past and present.  The society was established in 1966 by staff members of then College of Agriculture Malaya, which was upgraded in 1973 to University of Agriculture Malaysia (in Malay, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or UPM). In 1998, its name changed again to Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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18 May 2015

Malaysians pray for Nepal earthquake victims

On Sunday 17 May, Malaysian religious groups held a joint prayer session in Kuala Lumpur for the earthquake victims in Nepal.  The devastating quakes killed more than 8,600 people and caused untold damages to the country’s infrastructure.  Representatives of the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim communities took turns to recite chants or prayers on stage, witnessed by a large congregation.

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20 April 2015

YBAM Community Service Plenary Meeting

Over the weekend on 11 and 12 April, Nalanda Youth Centre was honoured to host the plenary meeting for members of the National Buddhist Undergraduate Community Service Programme, which is under the direction of the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM).

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5 November 2014

Special Talk on Buddhist History in Kedah

On 10 October, Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan was invited to Central Kedah Buddhist Association in Sungai Petani to give a keynote presentation on the “Buddhist Presence in Kedah”.  The special talk was in conjunction with the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia’s “Dharma Walk” programme held at the same venue.  Members from more than 20 Kedahan Buddhist societies attended the event. Read more

8 October 2014

Gift of “Eastern Horizon” from YBAM

On Sunday 28 September, Bro. Ooi Chin Chye and Sis. Teh Soo Tyng, Manager of “Eastern Horizon” Buddhist magazine, visited Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang.  They were warmly received by Nalanda’s Honorary Secretary Sis. Buddhinī and Nalanda officers.

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5 June 2014

YBAM Vice President visits Nalanda Youth Centre

After attending a dialogue session with UPM Buddhist Society at Nalanda Centre on 23 May, Bro. Sek Chin Yong, Vice President of the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM), made a courtesy call at Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan where they had a brief exchange on youth matters.

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5 June 2014

Dialogue between UPM Buddhist Society and YBAM

On Friday 23 May, Nalanda Centre hosted a dialogue session between Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Buddhist Society and the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia’s Vice President Bro. Sek Chin Yong, and UPM alumnus Bro. Yang.

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26 January 2014

Buddhist Youth Leaders’ Meeting

The Inter-varsity Young Buddhist Coordinating Council (全国大专佛青协调委员会) under the auspices of the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM), held a meeting from 24 to 26 January at Tusita Hermitage (兜率天修行林), Sarawak.

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