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  • Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery : interior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the inner hall of Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Foo Hai Ch'An Monastery : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing Foo Hai Ch'An Monastery which is located at 87 Geylang East Avenue 2. A partial view of Paya Lebar Mass Rapid Transit Station can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shuang Lin Monastery, incense burner : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows an incense burner in front of the Mahavira Hall (大雄宝殿) in Shuang Lin Monastery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery, entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the main entrance of Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery, located at no. 87 Geylang East Avenue 2. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shuang Lin Monastery, roof : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a roof detail of a soaring dragon on the Hall of Celestial Kings (天王殿), in Shuang Lin Monastery. The Hall of Celestial Kings is dedicated to the four Celestial Kings. In the Buddhist faith, the four Celestial Kings are guardian gods, each of whom watches over...
  • Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery, pagoda : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a pagoda at Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery, located at no. 87 Geylang East Avenue 2. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shuang Lin Cheng Huang Miao (双林城隍庙) : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Shuang Lin Cheng Huang Miao (双林城隍庙). Cheng Huang Temple is located within Shaung Lin Monastery at no. 184 Jalan Toa Payoh. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shuang Lin Monastery, pagoda : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a pagoda or Long Guang Bao Ta (龙光宝塔) in Shuang Lin Monastery. The pagoda is a new addition to the monastery. It is modelled after the 800-year-old Sanfeng Temple (三峰寺) pagoda in Fujian, China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shuang Lin Monastery, Mahavira Hall (大雄宝殿) : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Mahavira Hall (大雄宝殿) or Da Xiong Bao Dian. Mahavira Hall is the main hall of Shuang Lin Monastery and houses three Buddhas namely Sakyamuni, Batshaiyaguru and Amitaba. The double-tier hip roof structure of the hall features a unique fusion of architectural styles, with the square beams...
  • Shuang Lin Monastery, main entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the main entrance, Shan Men (山门) to Shuang Lin Monastery. Shan Men (山门) is the first entrance of the monastery, which is beautifully crafted in the classical Southern Chinese architecture style. The monastery is the oldest Buddhist monastery in Singapore and was gazetted as a National...
  • Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows two European visitors at the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery (also known as Shuang Lin Monastery or Siong Lim Temple) in Toa Payoh. One of the visitors is partially seen, hidden behind a square beam. The visitors are...
  • Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows two European visitors at the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery (also known as Shuang Lin Monastery or Siong Lim Temple) in Toa Payoh. The visitors are standing in front of the monastery’s Zhong Lou (Bell Tower). No date...