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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

288 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058840, Singapore
+65 6220 0220
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The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum (BTRTM) was founded in 2002 by Venerable Shi Fazhao. It was registered by the Registrar of Societies in 20th February 2003, and as a charity under the Charities Act in 8th January 2004. The Temple is dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha, which means 'The Compassionate One', and also called 'The Future Buddha'. (A)WEEKLY FREE GUIDED TOUR: BTRTM is pleased to offer a 1 1/2 - 2 hrs long guided tour of the Temple every Saturdays at 2pm. The tour will be conducted free-of-charge in English by the temple's Volunteers guides. Limited slots are available per weekly session. Confirmed registration is based on first-come-first-serve basis. (B)DISCOVERING BUDDHISM: Shakyanmuni Buddha had gained insight into the truth, perfected the qualities of wisdom and compassion over 2560 years ago. His teachings develops clarity in minds, enables abilities to end suffering and finds lasting happiness. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is carrying on the mission in offering "Discovering Buddhism' programme. 'Discovering Buddhism' is a specially designed programme for participants to gain experiential taste of Chinese Mahayana Buddhist etiquette, Basic Buddhist teachings and Basic Meditation within a day. This English taught programme is suitable for both tourists who wish to learn more about Buddhism and experienced learners who needs a refresher. Participants will benefit from the interactive and engaging teaching led by Venerable Wu Xiang and Venerable Ru Zhi who have more than a decade experience teaching Buddhism and Meditation in different cultural settings! [Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Etiquette] Buddhist etiquette is an important part of every Buddhist life. It expresses religious sentiments to the Buddha, the Teacher (Monk or Nun) and promotes gracefulness in social interactions. This is also a mean of training in mindfulness in every action one is taking. [Basic Buddhist teachings] Buddhism has been transmitted over the past centuries because of its timeless and enduring message to the spiritual needs of man in finding true peace, happiness, and well-being. In this part of the programme, learn about the basic essential knowledge of Buddhism. [Basic Meditation] Buddhist have been practicing meditation in cultivating calm, focused and positive states of mind. Introductory of technique will be taught to enable the participants to learn practical tips on how to achieve a clearer state of mind and focus better. Things to take note : * Avoid wearing hats, shorts or revealing tops * The organizer reserves the right to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances. In such instances, registrants will be notified via their mobile phones.
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288 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058840, Singapore
Chinatown
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+65 6220 0220
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"rooftop garden"
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"main hall"
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"fourth floor"
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"wearing shorts"
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed today via mobile

This temple is known as Buddhist temple. Although it's a Buddhist temple, everyone could visit this temple. Some of the visitors is praying and some of the visitors is just sightseeing. If you are visiting Chinatown, we suggest you to visit this temple.

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Reviewed today via mobile

Located in the bustling Chinatown area, the Buddha Tooth Relic temple is a must visit. A good escape from the business of Chinatown, the temple has beautiful golden Buddhas, other artifacts, a meditation hall and a rooftop garden. The rooftop garden has a prayer bell...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is definitely must visit Temple, the Buddha statues are awesome, they also have cards to tell you your fortune.It is also very busy here.

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Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing place. So much oppulence under one roof. I have never seen anything like it. No photos allowed, but you will never forget what you see. A must for Singapore traveller so.

Thank NITA J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Next to Chinatown, went in accidentaly and was surprised at the Temple. Well decorated and there was a ceremony going on. Did not go to other levels but the main level is worth a visit if in the Chinatown vicinity.

Thank mantravel14
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Temple very friendly to tourists. At the same time there is the atmosphere of the Buddhist temple. Worth seeing. You have to go to the temple, the shoes stay on the street.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

When we visited the temple there was some ceremony going on and monks and people chanting. Not knowing what was going on and afraid that we might be bothering people there, we decided to just take a quick walk on the main floor and leave....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A real gem where the locals come to pay their respects and you can see the monks at prayer. Very well kept. It is free to enter but you will have to borrow a wrap for bare legs and arms.

Thank ZBH88
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The visit of Buddha's Tooth and Relic Temple resulted very interesting given its lively and colorful attractiveness. Notwithstanding its apparent small size we required some time to explore the different details all over the place.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Temple is an amazing example of Buddhist culture and allows the visitor to view and experience the religious practices. Free to enter and a nice way to spend an hour in downtown Singapore.

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights,
enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The
precinct is unique, however, in its blending of
religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic
mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side
by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as
you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife
areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll
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Rosaa_08
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Response from gsrs | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can. Respectful attire is the requirement. To be certain, I suggest you call the Temple office and inquire- +65 6220 0220
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Ritu_b2510
May 20, 2018|
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Response from AsisBandyopadhyay | Reviewed this property |
Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, China Town, Little India including Mustafa Centre.
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April 15, 2018|
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Response from Lem L | Reviewed this property |
it close around 6:00pm. Better go there earlier
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