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Buddhist College of Singapore launches new $35 million building for monastic students

by Melody Zaccheus, The Straits Times, Sept 10, 2016

SINGAPORE - The Buddhist College of Singapore now has its own $35 million building, placing it in a better position to serve its students - monks from the region.


Singapore: Five temples to visit this Vesak Day

By Joy Fang, Today, May 21, 2016

Singapore -- With temples located islandwide, options are aplenty if you’d like to join in the Vesak Day festivities, soak in the atmosphere and, perhaps, gain some peace.


Exhibition on Indian Buddhist Art opens in Singapore

By Alice Chia, CNA, 18 Jun 2015

Titled "Treasures from Asia's Oldest Museum: Buddhist Art from the Indian Museum, Kolkata", the two-month-long exhibition features dramatic sculptures and paintings tracing scenes from the life of Buddha.

SINGAPORE -- More than 80 pieces of rare Buddhist art from the Indian subcontinent are on display at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore. The exhibition, which features artworks from Asia's oldest museum in Kolkata, chronicles the evolution of Buddhist art from the 2nd century BC.


Calling came in primary school

The Straits Times, May 31, 2015

Singapore -- Ever since he was in primary school, Goh Chun Kiang has wanted to be a monk.


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