Random #Photo Wednesday – The #Singapore #Merlion (#SG50)
This week’s random photo is not quite as random. Singapore celebrated its 50th anniversary this week, and in honour of that I decided to post a picture of the famous Merlion.
A Buddhist Sunday – Temples in Singapore: The Buddhist Lodge
Only the gate around the Buddhist Lodge in Singapore suggests that this is not an ordinary building. The ornate stone carved panels show several Buddhist stories. The main entrance is through a beautiful arch in Chinese style. The Buddhist Lodge was founded in 1943, originally with roughly 100 members. They came together in a traditional…
A Buddhist Sunday – Temples in Singapore: The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple may look centuries old; in fact a lot of effort has gone in to make it look like a Tang dynasty (7th-10th century C.E.) Chinese temple. In truth the building was completed in 2007 with the help of modern building methods. The columns at the front of the temple look…