The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple was founded in 2002 by Shi Fazhao. The highlight of the temple is the 320 kg stupa made of gold. Its design is a blend of elements of the Tang dynasty and that of the Buddhist Mandala; which is a concept akin to the composition and organisation of the Buddhist universe.
Entering the temple from its Southern entrance, the Bell Tower is found on the right and the Drum Tower on the left. The entrance gateway is constructed wholly of Balau timber and is coated with red lacquer. The roof is grey in colour, atop which are fixed a pair of large bronze dragon figurines.
The Hundred Dragons Hall on the first floor has 100 statuettes of the Buddha arranged in a symmetrical fashion. All of them bear exact conformity with the Tang artistic principles. The Avalokitesvara Hall is situated behind this Hall. It is presided by the Bodhisatva on a lotus throne surrounded by Zodiac Protectors and the Cintamanicakra Avalokitesvara.
Timings: Viewing of Buddha Tooth Relic: Daily 9am - 6pm
Buddhist Culture Museum and Relic Chamber: Daily 8am - 6pm
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