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Address: 288 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058840, Singapore
Phone Number:
65 6220 0220
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The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum (BTRTM) was founded in 2002 by...

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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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is a peaceful retreat from the busy nature of Chinatown. It's a lovely temple, with a dramatic red exterior that stands out.

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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is a peaceful retreat from the busy nature of Chinatown. It's a lovely temple, with a dramatic red exterior that stands out.

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Provides an opportunity to meditate and introspect. Far away from the maddening crowd. However, this place gets crowded in evenings.

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A great place to visit, very close to the city center, just 5 minutes walk from China Town. Great location for taking photos.

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The local place you must visit in China Town Singapore, very beautiful,interesting temple and peaceful.

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It's so worth going to and make sure you go to every floor. I had a few favourites here...the tapestry was magnificent, and the garden on the roof on the fourth floor was gorgeous. There's a lovely man who makes you turn the bell for good luck...here's hoping!

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great to see such a wonderful architecture and temple.very near to it you will find china town market where you can buy things in cheaper rates,back side of temple you will find marline statue

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There are 4 levels to explore with very nice ambience. Take the time to explore every floor of this beautiful temple, relaxed and calm atmosphere. Please bear in mind it is a place of worship- you will be offered covering for your legs and shoulders if they are not already covered.

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I love it here. The smell, the beauty of the place.. so good.. dont forget to bring mineral water cuz its gonna one hell of a walk 😂

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Quick visit as was next to a Michelin star restaurant we were heading to. Quite a nice attraction/temple and worth a look about for 30 minutes or so even for non-Budhists - photos give an idea of what you will see - it's free too.

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We visited Buddha tooth relic temple during the morning hours. There is a dress code for the visit. Though one can get the required body cover clothing on the entrance. How can one utilise the visit: Start by visiting the ground floor temple. The golden statues presents a mesmerising view. After ground floor one should go straight to the rooftop... More 

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