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  • Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival 2017

    Shuang Lin Monastery has a long history in organising Mid-Autumn festivities. Our lanterns are exclusively crafted for their vibrancy, artistry and uniqueness by artisanal craftsmen residing in Sichuan, China. These lanterns decorate the entire grounds, all around the halls and shrines as well as the lintels and posts of doorways. Walking along the path by the radiance of moonlight, luminous lanterns glowing brightly while tea is drunk and mooncakes are eaten, visitors will truly be Read More...
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic Students’ Study Visit

    On 4 January 2017, a total of 50 students and 1 lecturer, Chen Xuewei, from Chinese Studies at Singapore Ngee Ann Polytechnic visited the monastery. Among many concrete ways of enhancing students’ interest in Chinese studies and cultures, one best way is bringing them to a field abundant with Chinese epigraphic materials or evidences, explaining to them the meaning and purpose of those couplets and inscriptions found there. In support of Singapore Chinese studies and Read More...
  • Kunju Opera – Grievance from a former birth

    In conjunction with the opening ceremony of Dharma Hall and Sutra Hall of Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery, the renowned Zhejiang Kunju Opera was invited to perform the “Grievance from a Former Birth” between 12th and 13th November 2017 for the first time in Singapore. The Kunju Opera “Grievance from a Former Birth” was written, in collaboration with the Zhejiang Kunju Opera Troupe, at the Chi Lin Nunnery in Hong Kong in order to pass Read More...
  • Mr. George Yeo‘s Visit

    Mr. George Yeo, former Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs visited the monastery on 18 September 2015. Our abbot, Venerable Wai Yim specially showed him around with a few advisors of the monastry, explaining to him the progress of the restoration work undertaken recently. It was a no doubt a pleasant experience to meet up with Mr. Yeo.
  • Land blessing ceremony for the Bell and Drum Tower

    Today, Sunday 19 July 2015 is a very auspicious day for our Bell and Drum Tower as plan is made to restore them to their original 1907 state. To celebrate the start of construction for the two towers, a traditional Mahayana Buddhist ground-breaking ceremony is held and respectable Master Yong Lin from Hong Kong invited to conduct the blessing ceremony.
  • 10th anniversary of Late Venerable

    A formal ceremony of prayer and devotion was held on 17 July 2015 in commemoration of the 10th years of passing of Venerable Tham Sean, the 13th abbot of Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery. Venerable was appointed superintendent of the monastery in 1954 before taking up the role of abbotship in 1975. For five decades, venerable has lived and worked in the monastery, witnessing many commemorative events that have taken place over the years. In Read More...