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singapore tooth relic templesingapore flagBuddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum
The soft launch of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in the heart of Singapore Chinatown. See fireworks, dragon dance performances during the event.

he hua templeFlag of NetherlandsHe Hua Temple, 荷花寺
Established in 2000 and opened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, He Hua Temple is the largest Chinese Mahayana Buddhist temple in Europe.

He Hua Temple is located in Amsterdam Chinatown and is a branch temple of the Taiwan based Fo Guang Shan Buddhist, 佛光山
.

cantonese guanyin temple yangonFlag of BurmaCantonese Kwan Yin Temple,
观音古庙

A temple built by the Cantonese community and dedicated to Guan Yin. The temple looks new but was founded in 1823 making it one of the earliest Chinese temples in Yangon Chinatown.

shuang lin monasterysingapore flagShuang Lin Monastery, 双林寺
Founded in 1898, this is the first and therefore oldest Chinese Buddhist monastery in Singapore. It is now a National Monument in Singapore.

shwedagon payaFlag of BurmaShwedagon Pagoda
The most important and sacred sites of Burma. Shwedagon Pagoda reflects both the cultural of Burmese Buddhism and world Buddhist cultures including Chinese Buddhism.

sennyuji templeFlag of JapanSennyu-Ji Temple, 泉涌寺, Kyoto
Japanese Buddhist monastery with a sculpture of Lady Yang Gui Fei, 杨贵妃 as Guan Yin.


philippines chinese buddhist templeFlag of PhilippinesPhilippines Chinese Buddhist Temple
王彬古迹关圣夫子庙.
A Chinese temple dedicated to Chinese deity Guan Gong


poh ern shihsingapore flagPoh Ern Shih, 九华山报恩寺
Founded in 1954, Poh Ern Shih has the first American Caucasian monk as the Abbot of a Buddhist monastery in Singapore. Today, it is well known as the first "green" temple in Singapore.

 

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