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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
+65 6220 0220
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Reviewed today

liked the aesthtic of the temple, each and every floor is well meant for different items of Lord Buddha etc

Thank Lokesh A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love to visit this site with visitors to Singapore, especially when it’s hot outdoor (and it’s always hot outdoor). It’s serene and air conditioned. And the 3rd level has a very easy-to-navigate layout of the Buddha life. Too bad it was under renovation..... Otherwise, the...More

Thank AAdrive
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must place to visit. There are robes and shawl available if you wear shorts or sleeveless tops. The walls are very decorative and the altars are colourful. You can light an incense stick outside or purchase different size candles or flowers to...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This large temple is all decked out for the Chinese New Year which is approaching. It is located near China Town and the food courts. Don’t forget to see the Buddha tooth relics. If you are into temples, also check out the Hindu temple a...More

Thank Drgole
Reviewed 2 days ago

I LOVE here feel so peace immiditely enter to temple.nice lunch have near by here.but trust me dont mis this place if you ever visit singapore.

Thank viralkumar
Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed the experience of this temple, it was very busy with both tourists and worshippers. Very colourful and you are allowed to take photo's inside for a small fee $3 SGD but not of the actual prayer area as it is an active spiritual...More

1  Thank AlfSabrina
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I did the Monster free walking tour of Chinatown with Colin. While the whole tour was informative and interesting,for me the highlight was the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. There was a ceremony going on ,led by chanting monks and was quite busy,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is located in the heart of China Town surrounded by great food places and souvenirs shops. The temple is an amazing place to understand more about the Buddhist culture. The average time to visit is about 1 hour.

Thank nexenta
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful Temple. You can spend as little or as long as you like in here. We were here for a very short while as the Singapore afternoon heat got to us

Thank Ane86
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Temple and Museum held amazing collection. It held many relics around Asia, a great way to learn buddhism. The top level garden way filled with great energy. You can also purchase small token from the shop that has been blessed by the monk.

Thank Elizabeth h
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful
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.
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6 September 2017|
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Cipy S | Reviewed this property |
Hey! No shorts accepted and you should have covered shoulders.
18 February 2017|
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Response from Bradley G | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of. This temple is more of a museum & place of worship.