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Aug
23
7:15 pm19:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan - Live from Wat Marp Jan every Friday evening

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 ppm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

 For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

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Aug
25
8:30 am08:30

Sharing Your Garden Produce – Every Sunday

If you have excess fresh garden herbs, vegetables, fruits or edible plants in your garden, Waste Not.  Bring them to share with our devotees on every Sunday.

Clean, sort  and label them (if needed) and place them at our Sunday Flower Sales Counter between 8.30 am and 9.30 am for collection (before 11 am) by those who need them.

 For further details, please contact Bro. Peck Hwa :012-3739107.

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Aug
25
8:50 am08:50

Dhamma School Reopens 25 Aug 2019

Dhamma Classes and SIG Classes  will reopen on this Sunday, 25 August 2019.

Please also be informed that Dhamma School is open on all Sundays in September 2019 regardless of extended weekends due to public holidays.

All students are required to be seated in Bhavana Hall by 8.50 am

SIG Classes

a.    Kids Yoga at Bhavana Hall from 10.45 am to 11.45 am

b.    Hymn Singing at Dana Room from 11 am to 12 noon

c.    Drama at Upekkha Room from 11 am to 12 noon

d.    Dance at Sacca Room from 11 am to 12 noon

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Sep
6
to 16 Sep

2019 短期出家营 Sāmaṇera & Sayalay Novitiate Program

We are pleased to inform you that Dhamma Earth Club of Malaysia (DECOM) is organising the 2019 Sāmaṇera & Sayalay Novitiate Program in Dhamma Earth (Semenyih) from 7 Sept to 16 Sept led by Venerable U Buddharakkhita.  BUBS will be supporting DECOM for this event.

To qualify for the program, interested participants must be able-bodied and above 18 years of age. Priority will be given to participants who can attend the whole program.  Please register online at https://bit.ly/2NXM7Ve. Please note language of instruction for the program is Mandarin.

Registration will be closed by 31 August 2019 or when the maximum number of participants (20 males and 30 females) is reached, whichever is earlier.

Volunteers are also needed to assist in this program.  If you wish to volunteer, please register at http://tiny.cc/wcl19y.

For further information, please contact Dhamma Earth Club of Malaysia (DECOM) at : 017-9779100.

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Nov
15
to 21 Nov

7D6N India Pilgrimage 15 November 2019 – 21 November 2019 (Registration closed)

We wish to advise that registration for this pilgrimage is closed. Successful application will be notified with further details.

The pilgrimage trip is to Bodhgaya, Rajgir and Varanasi in November with Bhante Dhammavuddho Mahathera, the abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama to:

  • Bodhgaya – the place of the Buddha’s enlightenment

  • Rajgir – The Vulture’s Peak, where the Buddha spent much time on retreat and where many of the discourses were taught.

  • Varanasi – Sarnath, the place the Buddha set in motion the wheel of the Dhamma

Travelling to Bodhgaya and Varanasi will be by flight.

Dhamma sessions will mainly be in Hokkien.

All elderly people are to be accompanied by at least a family member who is to be fully responsible over their wellbeing.

Cost is estimated at RM5300 (including air fare and insurance but excluding India Visa fee).

For further enquiry, please contact Sis Sharon Soon (012-6985662) or Yong Lily (012-2788988).

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Nov
22
to 27 Nov

Meditation Retreat with Ven. Ajahn Karuniko at Uttama Bodhi Vihara (UBV)

Registration for this retreat is open. Closing date is on 31 Aug 2019 or upon reaching our optimum numbers.

Please register online http://www.bubs.my or at our UBV Sunday counter.

There is no fee charged for the retreat but donation is encouraged.  For further info, please call  Bro. Danny Liew : 012-207 3925

Venerable Ajahn Karuniko

Ven.  Ajahn Karuniko (Christopher John Woodfine) was born in 1953 near Manchester, England. He graduated from Sheffield University in 1975 with an honours degree in electronics engineering. After graduation, he worked as an engineer in North London.

Ven Ajahn’s first contact with Buddhism was from reading a book in 1976, which made a deep impression on him. Two years later, he had the good fortune to meet Ven Ajahn Sumedho who had recently taken up residence in Hampstead Vihara, North London. He then became an anagarika (novice) in 1982 under the guidance of Ven Ajahn Sumedho at CITTAVIVEKA Chithurst Buddhist Monastery, England.

In July 1984, Ven Ajahn Karuniko took the monk’s (bhikkhu) ordination with Ven Ajahn Sumedho. Ven Ajahn Karuniko had spent most of his monastic life helping to establish monasteries in England and New Zealand. At present, he is the Abbot at CITTAVIVEKA Chithurst Monastery.

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Nov
22
to 27 Nov

Meditation Retreat with Ven. Ajahn Karuniko at Uttama Bodhi Vihara ( UBV)  from  Fri, 22 Nov 2019 to Wed, 27 Nov 2019

Registration for this retreat is open. Please see attached. Closing date is on 31 Aug 2019 or upon reaching our optimum numbers.

Please register online or at our UBV Sunday counter.

There is no fee charged for the retreat but donation is encouraged.  For further info, please call  Bro. Danny Liew : 012-207 3925

Venerable Ajahn Karuniko

Ven.  Ajahn Karuniko (Christopher John Woodfine) was born in 1953 near Manchester, England. He graduated from Sheffield University in 1975 with an honours degree in electronics engineering. After graduation, he worked as an engineer in North London. His first contact with Buddhism was from reading a book in 1976, which made a deep impression on him. Two years later, he had the good fortune to meet Ven Ajahn Sumedho who had recently taken up residence in Hampstead Vihara, North London. He then became an anagarika (novice) in 1982 under the guidance of Ven Ajahn Sumedho at Cittaviveka Chithurst Buddhist Monastery, England. In July 1984, he took the monk’s (bhikkhu) ordination with Ven Ajahn Sumedho. Tan Ajahn Karuniko had spent most of his monastic life helping to establish monasteries in England and New Zealand. At present, he is the Abbot at Cittaviveka Chithurst Monastery.

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Dec
15
to 25 Dec

Meditation Retreat with Luang Por Sucitto at Uttama Bodhi Vihara ( UBV)

We wish to advise that registration for this retreat is closed. Successful applicants will be notified in due course via email.

For further info, please contact Sis. Siok Teng at retreat@bubs.my

Luang Por Sucitto

Born in London in 1949, Luang Por Sucitto entered monastic life in Thailand in 1975. He took bhikku ordination there in 1976 and returned to Britain in 1978 to train under Luang Por Sumedho in the lineage of the Thai Forest master, Luang Por Chah.

In 1979, Luang Por Sucitto was part of the group of monks that established Cittaviveka, Chithurst Buddhist Monastery in West Sussex, UK. Luang Por was abbot of Cittaviveka from 1992 till 2014. Presently, LP travels on teaching engagements throughout the world.

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Jan
2
to 10 Jan

9D8N India/Nepal Pilgrimage with Luang Por Thong Daeng (with Price Revision)

We are pleased to advise that the travel agent has reverted on the ground cost.

The revised price is now only RM4,998. This covers all the 4 main sites: Bodhgaya, Lumbini, Kushinagar and Sarnath, and it comes with 2 domestic flights. The domestic flights are to minimise the time consuming and bus travelling so that pilgrims have more time to take on the uniqueness of each of the holy sites.

Revised Price: RM4,998

Includes hotel accommodation, van and coach transport, 3 meals a day, 2 domestic flights (Gaya – Varanasi, Lumbini – Kathmandu), shared teachers’ cost, entrance fee, tour escort etc.   

Excludes International airfare, visa fee and insurance.

Price is subject to change

This pilgrimage is not to be missed as we are indeed blessed to have Luang Por Thong Daeng of the Thai Forest tradition (who took ordination since age 21 and abbot of Doi Phra Chow Dtone Monastery, Chiangmai), guiding us in this spiritual trip with Tan Ajahn Moshe accompanying. 

We encourage you to quickly register at https://forms.gle/aNpbcuWjtSMeJxj86 and we will be in touch with you. 

For further information, please contact Sis Sharon Soon (012-6985662) or Sis Hoon Eng (017-8827199).

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Aug
18
8:30 am08:30

Sharing Your Garden Produce – Every Sunday

If you have excess fresh garden herbs, vegetables, fruits or edible plants in your garden, Waste Not.  Bring them to share with our devotees on every Sunday.

Clean, sort  and label them (if needed) and place them at our Sunday Flower Sales Counter between 8.30am and 9.30am for collection (before 11 am) by those who need them.

For further details, please contact Bro. Peck Hwa :012-3739107.

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Aug
16
7:15 pm19:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan - Live from Wat Marp Jan every Friday evening

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm by chanting at 8.00 pm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

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Aug
15
8:00 pm20:00

Full Moon Puja on Thursday, 15 August 2019

The coming Full Moon falls on Thursday 15 August 2019. The Full Moon Puja will commence at 8:00 pm. We will do the Puja on our own. After the Puja, you may then join the Meditation Session at 8:30 pm. You and your family and friends are welcome to join this event.

You may bring flower and fruits for offering.

For further clarification, please contact Bro Peck Hwa (012-3739107).

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Aug
14
to 16 Aug

A Satipatthana Retreat by Patrick Kearney – evening talk open to public

We are pleased to inform you that Bro Patrick Kearney has kindly allowed his evening talks during the retreat to be opened to the public every evening till Friday evening, 16 August. The evening talk is from 7.30pm till 8.30pm at Bhavana Hall (1st floor).

We request that members of the public be punctual and maintain silence when attending the evening talk.

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Aug
11
8:30 am08:30

Sharing Your Garden Produce – Every Sunday

If you have excess fresh garden herbs, vegetables, fruits or edible plants in your garden, Waste Not

Bring them to share with our devotees on every Sunday.

Clean, sort  and label them (if needed) and place them at our Sunday Flower Sales Counter between 8.30 am and 9.30 am for collection (before 11 am) by those who need them.

For further details, please contact Bro. Peck Hwa :012-3739107.

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Aug
10
to 17 Aug

Satipatthana retreat by Patrick Kearney - Applications of mindfulness

We wish to advise that registration for this retreat is closed. Successful applicants will be notified in due course via email.

For further info, please call  Bro. Danny Liew : 012-207 3925.

Patrick Kearney 

Patrick Kearney is an independent dharma teacher in the lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw. He has trained extensively in the Mahasi approach to insight meditation, his principal teachers being Panditarama Sayadaw and John Hale. He has also trained in the Diamond Sangha lineage of Zen Buddhism. His original teacher was Robert Aitken Roshi, and he has since studied with other Diamond Sangha teachers in Australia.

Patrick has a particular interest in the original teachings of the Buddha, before the creation of Theravada or Mahayana. He studies Pali, the language of the earliest surviving Indian recension of the Buddha's teachings, and seeks to bring his understanding of the early texts to the practice of dharma in the contemporary world.

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Aug
9
7:15 pm19:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 pm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

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Aug
4
11:00 am11:00

BUDDY Indoor Session

Hello everyone #BUDDYIndoorSession is back! 

This time around, we will be playing some games during our event Balloon Buzz.

If you’re interested, do come and join us this Sunday (4/8/19), from 11AM-1PM at Bhavana Hall, UBV! See you there 🤩

For any inquiries, do contact:

Bro Sherman: +60 12-357 8789

Sis Yee Pin: +60 12-289 7285

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Aug
4
10:30 am10:30

Lunch Dana for Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nayaka MahaThera and Sangha members

Members and friends are encouraged to offer lunch Dana to Ven. Sri Saranankara and members of the Sangha at 10.30 am.

Please bring your cooked food, dessert and fruits, half an hour (30 Mins)  before the designated meal time.

Please contact Bro.Danny Liew at 012-2073925 for further info. on the Dana.

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Aug
4
9:00 am09:00

Sunday Dhamma Sharing by Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nayaka MahaThera

We are pleased to inform you that BUBS's spiritual advisor, Venerable Sri Saranankara will be giving a Dhamma sharing after our regular Puja.

For further info, please contact Bro.Danny Liew at 012-2073925.

Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nayaka Mahāthera

Venerable B. Saranankara Mahāthera arrived in Kuala Lumpur from Sri Lanka in 1984. With a passion for social welfare service, Venerable founded  the Siri Jayanti Welfare Organization in 1991 which then started a Free Clinic, Free Tuition Classes and the Metta Home. In 1996, he renovated the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple, Kuala Lumpur. 

On 29 January 2007, the Supreme Council of the Mahā Sangha of the Malwatu Mahā Vihara, Malwatta Chapter of the Syamopali Maha Nikaya of Sri Lanka conferred the honorary title of “Sangha Keerthi Sri” upon Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nayaka Mahā Thera and appointed Venerable as the Chief Adhikarana Sangha Nayaka of Malaysia.

In 2012, at the invitation of the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM), he consented to be on its Monastic Advisory Panel.

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Aug
4
9:00 am09:00

Dhamma School (DS) - Annual Examination Blessing Service

BUBS Dhamma School will be organising an Examination Blessing service including a talk on Exam Preparation. The Blessing Service is aimed at removing obstacles and reinforcing the confidence and well-being of students. 

Members, parents and their friends with children sitting for public examinations are encouraged to join this Talk and Blessing Service.  Students from  DS7, TQ2 and TQ3 must join this event and are encouraged to bring along their non Muslim friends and classmates.  Parents are also invited. 

The Blessing Service will be conducted by guest Monks from Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple, Sentul and is dedicated towards the success of the children in the coming public examinations ("UPSR, PMR, SPM, STPM etc”).

Date                                       :   Sunday, 4 August 2019

Venue                                    :   Bhavana Hall (1st Floor, Uttama Bodhi Vihara)

Programme :

9.00 am                                : Puja

9.30 am to 10.00 am         : Talk

10.00 am to 10.20 am       : Chanting of Suttas & Parittas /  Exam Blessings

10.30 am                               : Dana (ShanghaDana room on Ground floor)

10.45 am                               : Community Lunch (Lower Ground Floor)

11.15 am to 12 noon : Gotong Royong (Lower Ground floor)

To participate in the meritorious deeds of generosity, parents / students / members / devotees / friends are encouraged to join the following activities:

a.    Bring a cooked dish or dessert for DANA by 9.30 am. Please send food to Lower Ground floor.

b.   All Dhamma School students are required to participate in the DANA AT 10.30 am

c.   Gotong Royong Cleaning-up after the Community Lunch.  Programme will end at 12 noon.

d.   Sunday refreshment will only be served to Pre-School and DS1 students from 10.15 am to 10.30 am

e.    For details, please contact Sis. Poh Liew (016-2019268) or Sis. Theresa Toh (013-3366278)

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Aug
4
8:30 am08:30

Sharing Your Garden Produce – Every Sunday

If you have excess fresh garden herbs, vegetables, fruits or edible plants in your garden,

Waste Not.  Bring them to share with our devotees on every Sunday.

Clean, sort  and label them ( if needed) and place them at our Sunday Flower Sales Counter for collection by those who need them.

For further details, please contact Bro. Peck Hwa :012-3739107.

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Aug
2
7:15 am07:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan - Live from Wat Marp Jan every Friday evening

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 pm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

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Jul
28
8:00 am08:00

Parents Day

In conjunction with 2019 Parents Day Celebration, Dhamma School will be organising “Ceremony of Gratitude” to Parent/s on 28 July 2019 (Sunday).

The ceremony is open to Parents and students from DS1 and above (6 years old and above) and members of BUBS with children who are 6 years old and above.

To register for 2019 Parents Day event, please submit your registration form via https://forms.gle/YJj9EjrJ9xHumRCJA by Sunday, 07 July 2019. Please pay at the Parents Day counter on Sunday after registration together with the fees of RM30 per one parent or grandparent. These fees include one (1) family candle and also to defray costs for organising the event.

Acceptance will be subject to vacancy on a first come first serve basis. Registration after closing date will not be accepted as prior preparation and arrangement is needed.

There will be no regular classroom lesson on 28 July 2019 and all students are encourage to participant in this event with their parent/s as a practical lesson for students to display their gratitude and appreciation to their parents/grandparents.

For further details, please contact Sis Chooi at 012-390 8949 or Sis Joanne Wong at 012-375 6480

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Jul
19
7:15 pm19:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan - Live from Wat Marp Jan every Friday evening

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 pm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-229 5583.

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Jul
18
to 19 Jul

Meal Dana for Ayasma Guttacitta

Members and friends are encouraged to offer meal Dana (non vegetarian) to Ayasma Guttacitta who will be staying at UBV.

Breakfast Dana : 7 am

Lunch Dana: 11 am

Please bring your cooked food, dessert and fruits, half an hour (30 Mins)  before the designated meal time.

Please contact Bro. Chee Wat - 016-313 3628 for further info. on the Dana.

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Jul
17
8:30 pm20:30

Asalha Puja – Full Moon Day

The Asalha Puja Day is an auspicious day for Buddhists. It is the day the Buddha set in motion the wheel of truth (Dhammachakkappavattana Sutta), the start of Vassa (Rain Retreat), the Sangayawana (the first Buddhist Congregation) and the beginning of Upasampada (Higher Ordination) of the Sangha.

Buddhist monks and nuns traditionally spend Vassa inside the monasteries, dedicating the period to meditation and practice.

It falls on the Full Moon day in July and for 2019 it is on this Wednesday, 17 July.

Members and friends are encouraged to attend the Full Moon Puja on this Wednesday, 17 July 2019 at 8.30 pm where the Dhammachakkappavattana Sutta will be chanted. You may bring flowers and fruits for offering.

For details, please contact Bro. Peck Hwa: 012-373 9107.

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Jul
12
7:15 pm19:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan - Live from Wat Marp Jan every Friday evening

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 pm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

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Jul
11
to 14 Jul

Meal Dana for Ayasma Aggacitta and Ayasma Guttacitta

Members and friends are encouraged to offer meal Dana (healthy vegetarian) to Ayasma Aggacitta and Ayasma Guttacitta

Ayasma Guttacitta - (11 to 14 July 2019)

Breakfast Dana : 7 am

Lunch Dana: 11 am

Ayasma Aggacitta - (13 & 14 July 2019)

Lunch Dana : 11 am

Please bring your cooked food, dessert and fruits, half an hour (30 Mins)  before the designated meal time.

Please contact Bro. Chee Wat - 016-313 3628 for further info. on the Dana.

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Jul
5
7:15 pm19:15

Dhamma Talk by Ven. Ajahn Anan - Live from Wat Marp Jan

Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 pm.  The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan.  You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier.  There will be a Q and A session after the talk. 

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

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Jun
30
9:00 am09:00

Sunday Dhamma talk by Bro. Tan Ho Soon

We are pleased to inform you that Bro. Tan Ho Soon will be giving a Dhamma talk after Sunday Puja. 

Title: "Cultivating Gratitude"

Time: 9 am

For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.

Bro. Tan Ho Soon

Bro. Tan received a scholarship to study in the United Kingdom, graduating with an Honours Degree in Marketing and International Business from University of Hertfordshire. He furthered his education upon his return and earned an MBA from Universiti Putra Malaysia and later, a Doctorate from the University of Centerbury. Bro. Tan is also a graduate of the Buddhist and Plai University of Sri Lanka, where he was awarded a diploma and a M.A. degree. He is well versed in the Pali language.

In 1999, Bro. Tan founded the Sri Serdan Buddhist House, a hostel and training facility for Buddhist undergraduates. He is the founder of the Nalanda Buddhist Society in Seri Kembangan and is currently its advisor. Bro. Tan also heads the newly established Nalanda Institute of Malaysia as its founding Director.

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