Cultural Learning Journey – Faith in Toa Payoh, Understanding Hinduism and Taoism, 25 February 2017

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A programme for IRCC members and community leaders to understand the culture, custom and religious practices among the major ethnic communities in Singapore through site visits and experiential learning.

Objectives

The objective of the programme is to promote greater understanding of culture; custom and religious practices of various communities in order to raise awareness, gain understanding and acceptance, show respect and build trust.

Programme

Participants will visit two places of worship in Toa Payoh – Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple and Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple. Participants will be given a guided tour of the two places of worship and learn not only about the tenets of the faith and cultural practices, but also their rich heritage in relation to the development of Toa Payoh as Singapore’s first HDB estate and their involvement with the local community. The day will end with a catered lunch* for participants buffet style at the garden of Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple.

*Lunch will be halal with vegetarian options.  Dishes do not contain beef.

Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple

Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore.

Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple

Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple started out as an attap hut in what was known as Hup Choon Estate..

Target Audience:

IRCC Members & Representatives of Religious Organisations

Event Details

Date: 25 February 2017
Meeting point: OnePeople.sg (above Braddell MRT Station)
Time: 8:30am to 1pm
Address: 381 Toa Payoh Lorong 1 Singapore 319758

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