New Book on Chinese Temples in Singapore by MAI Researcher

In Search of Temples. The Temples of the Singapore Chinese

By Leon Comber* and Xu Liying
(ISBN 9789 8108 8844 2, 2012, 100 pp, Paperback, in Chinese)
Publisher: Taoist College, Singapore

Singapore Chinese Temples Book CoverA comparative description of a selection of contemporary Chinese temples in Singapore and the same temples as they existed half a century ago, some of which date back to the time of the first Chinese settlement in Singapore and have become part of Singapore’s history, with accompanying black & white and colour photographs,  emphasizing the important part still played by Chinese temple life and its associated religious beliefs in modern Singapore.

* MAI Adjunct Research Fellow