Sunday, March 10, 2024

4D3N Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation Retreat (for Beginner)

Date: 28 - 31 March 2024 
Venue: MBMC, Penang 
Meditation Teacher: Venerable Nayaka Sayadaw U Pannananda 

 Closing Date: 22 Mar 2024 or when application is full. 

ACCEPTED yogis will be informed through email & required to check-in before 2pm on 28 March 2024 (Thursday) & check-out at 4pm on 31 March 2024 (Sunday) after Successful Ceremony. 


Monday, February 26, 2024

MBMC 10 Days Satipatthana VIpassana Meditation Retreat (5 - 14 Apr 2024)

A Special 10-Day Retreat in April 2024 for Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation (Priority will be given to yogis who can attend full retreat.)

Meditation Teacher: Venerable Nayaka Sayadaw U Pannananda
Period: 5 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024
Check-in: 5pm, 5 Apr 2024 (Friday)
Check-out: 4pm, 14 Apr 2024 (Sunday)

ACCEPTED yogis will be informed through email
Yogi Application Form:

Friday, February 16, 2024

MBMC 2024 Weekly Sunday Abhidhamma Class

MBMC upcoming Abhidhamma Class conducted by Sayadaw Pannananda. 

Date: Every Sunday (1st class start on 25 Feb 2024)

Time: 9.45am to 10.45am

Venue: Mudita Room

Limited for 30 participants, please submit your registration form:

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

MBMC Special Year-end 10-Day Retreat

Special 10-Day Retreat

Period: 23 Dec 2023 - 1 Jan 2024
(Priority will be given to yogis who can attend full retreat.)

Meditation Teacher: Venerable Nayaka Sayadaw U Pannananda

ACCEPTED yogis will be informed through email & required to check-in on 22 Dec 2023 (Friday) & check-out after Successful Ceremony on 1 Jan 2024 (Monday).

Yogi Application Form:

Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre
(A Centre for Vipassana Intensive Retreat)
355, Jalan Masjid Negeri, 11600 Penang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604-2401698


Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Special 2-Week Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Period: 8 - 20 July 2023
Meditation Teacher: Sayadaw U Pannathamibhivamsa7
Venue: MBMC
Check-in: 7 July 2023 (Friday)
Check-out: 21 July 2023 (Friday)

Kindly submit your registration form at
Please take note only ACCEPTED yogis will be informed through email.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

MBMC Special 12-Day Satipatthana Meditation Retreat

Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre (MBMC), Penang is pleased to announce that Sayadaw Ashin Kumarra will be at our Centre during the upcoming school holidays.

MBMC is inviting interested yogis to apply for intensive retreat under the guidance of Sayadaw Ashin Kumarra (29 May - 9 Jun 2023) at MBMC.

Yogis, please visit MBMC website & submit your online application through the following link:

Kindly take note only ACCEPTED yogis will be informed through email.

ACCEPTED yogis are required to report & check-in 1 day earlier on 28 May 2023 (Sunday).

Sunday, April 9, 2023

MBMC Wesak Day 2023 Candle Lighting Donation

Please submit your donation form with your proof of payment as attachment via (Only support picture/photo of proof of payment, do not attach PDF)

Saturday, April 8, 2023

MBMC Wesak Day Meditation Retreat 22 April - 2 May 2023

Date: 22 Apr - 2nd May 2023
Venue: MBMC
Meditation Teacher: Sayadaw Ashin Kumarra from Vipassana Meditation Centre (VMC), Singapore

Yogi is encouraged to continue his/her self-practice until 4 May 2023 (Wesak Day) after the 10 days meditation retreat. Please submit your online application through the following link:

Monday, March 27, 2023

MBMC 2 Weeks Meditation Retreat 2023

Date: 29 March - 9 April 2023 
Venue: MBMC 
Conducted by: Sayadaw Ashin Kumarra from Vipassana Meditation Centre (VMC), Singapore

Interested yogis, please visit submit your online application through the following link:

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

MBMC 10-DAY Meditation Retreat 2023

Interested yogis, please visit MBMC website & submit your online application through the following link:

Sunday, October 30, 2022

MBMC 2022 Year-end 10-Day Meditation Retreat

10-Day Intensive Retreat by Sayadaw Ashin Nandasiddhi

Venue: MBMC
Date: 22 - 31 December 2022

The retreat is almost full, please submit your application ASAP if you are interested to take this opportunity to practice & train under the guidance of a knowledgeable & experienced meditation teacher ~ Sayadaw Ashin Nandasiddhi.

Yogi Application Form:

Saturday, June 25, 2022

MBMC Vassa Meditation Retreat (July to Aug 2022)


Sukhihontu Yogis 🙏🏻

MBMC has reopened for intensive retreat.

During the long Covid break (since March 2020), MBMC managed to renovate & upgrade some of our facilities such as female yogis quarters, male yogis dormitories, top floor meditation hall & toilets at the meditation building to better support the Bhikkhus & Yogis.

With the reopening of our Centre & the upcoming Vassa period, we now would like to invite all Yogis who are interested to practice Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation intensively to apply for meditation retreat at MBMC under the guidance of Nayaka Sayadaw Ashin Pannananda. Interested Yogis are requested to submit your online Yogi Application Form through the link below.

With the guidance of an experienced Sayadaw (Kalyanamitta) & a conducive meditation environment, may all Bhikkhus & Yogis who practice Vipassana meditation diligently at MBMC progress swiftly in gaining Insight Knowledge until the attainment of Path & Fruition Knowledge.

Sadhu!🙏🏻 Sadhu!🙏🏻 Sadhu!🙏🏻


• Minimum 10 days retreat.

• Subject to Nayaka Sayadaw Ashin Pannananda acceptance.

Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre (MBMC) - A Centre for Vipassana Intensive Retreat

(A Transformation Dedicated to Sangha & Yogis)

MBMC Meditation Retreat Website

Yogi Application Form

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Donation for PBMC Building Fund

Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre (MBMC) is very blessed and fortunate to be favoured by the Penang State Government to receive a piece of land of 5000 sq feet to build a Buddhist place of Worship,  (RIBI - Rumah Ibadat Bukan Islam). 

With this newly acquired government lease land of 5000 sq feet, MBMC is building Penang Buddhist Meditation Centre (PBMC), a new Meditation Centre and Dhamma School now at Lilitan Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas, Penang.

We joyfully and auspiciously welcome all  brothers & sisters in the Dhamma to rejoice by being the benefactor like Anathapindika and Visakkha of any listed space or unit in our fundraiser booklet. Alternatively, your kind and generous cash donation of any amount would be most appreciated. Any donation above RM500/- for the building, the donor’s name will be engraved on a plaque to be hung up on the wall. 

Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre
Maybank Account: 507-246-185-533

(Please state: PBMC Building Fund) 

Any amount of donation is deeply appreciated.  Please send donor(s) name(s) & bank-in slip to:
MBMC HP: +6012-7929355 (whatsapp) or
Kindly email for our verification & receipt for you. 

For Benefactor(s) who wish to donate to any specific area or unit of the building,  kindly contact:
Brother Tan Ah Huat (President): +6012-4239699
Sister Goh Fong Loon (Hon. Secretary): +6012-4388770

Please download the brochure by click the hyperlink.