List of Buddhist Monasteries
A list of Buddhist monasteries covered in Chinatownology. We take a very broad defination of Buddhism and includes temples that might be considered Taoist but have Buddhist elements as well.
Venerable Pu Liang 普亮法师
Venerable Pu Liang was the chairperson of the Singapore Chinese Buddhist Association just before WW2. He supported China Relief Fund programs and prayed for war victims. During the Japanese Occupation, the Venerable was executed by the Japanese.
Light on the Lotus Hill
A book documenting the life history of Venerable Pu Liang who was executed by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore in 1942.
The most important day in the Buddhist calendar. See how Buddhist community celebrates this important day.
Love us not eat us
A Singapore based online organisation offering free car decals to promotion compassion for all animals and vegetarian lifestyle.
Vegetarianism is more than just abstaining from meat consumption but encompasses compassion for all beings and the support of a sustainable lifestyle.
Kek Lok Si Guan Yin, Malaysia
The tallest standing bronze Guan Yin in the world. A result of 35 years of hard work and determination by the leaders and devotees of Kek Lok Si in Penang, Malaysia.
Bhikkhu Cintita Dinsomre
An American academic's discovery of Buddhism and journey to monkhood.
Singapore Chinese Buddhist Association
celebrates 80th anniversary Culture
One of the oldest Buddhist organisation in Singapore celebrates its 80th anniversary.
Hong Kong Big Buddha 天坛大佛
One of the largest out door sitting Buddhas in the world. A must see when visiting Hong Kong.
Guan Yin, 观音
Guan Yin, 观音, or Avalokiteśvara is one of the most popular and well known female goddess in Asia and probably in the world. Guan Yin is the Bodhisattva of Great Compassion in Mahayana Buddhism and also worshiped by Taoists.
A modern perspective of caring for animals and protecting them taking into consideration global changes in human food chain.
Buddhism & Science Symposium
A series of symposiums exploring the relationship between Buddhism & Science.
Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, 地藏王菩萨
Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, 地藏王菩萨, the Bodhisattva of Great Aspiration, is one of the most well-known Bodhisattva in Chinese Mahayana Buddhism.
An animal welfare volunteer organisation in Singapore that cares for abused and abandoned cats and dogs.
Chinatownology is suporting them with MettaCats note book. Net proceeds are given to MettaCats to suppoert their work