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Buddhist Library

No.2, Geylang Lorong 24A, Singapore 398526

About this place

Established in 1983 by the Venerable Bellanwila Dhammaratana, the Singapore Buddhist Library (BL) has become a haven for those seeking to delve into the profound wisdom of Buddhism. The library's extensive collection of over 16,000 books in English and Chinese encompasses a wide spectrum of Buddhist scriptures, doctrine, philosophy, ethics, meditation, devotion, art, and architecture.

Beyond its literary treasures, the BL fosters a vibrant community of Buddhist practitioners through regular events, including meditation sessions, Dhamma talks, and workshops. The library's global network of connections with Buddhist organisations facilitates the exchange of ideas and enriches the understanding of Buddhism on an international scale.



  • Meditation
  • Dhamma talks
  • Chanting
  • Puja
  • Dhamma classes (Sundays)


  • Art Gallery
  • Library
  • Shrine Hall
  • Seminar Rooms
  • Meditation Room


Social Info


Can I donate books?

Yes you can do so during Kathina to give added meaning to this event observed at the BL.

For more information, please contact the staff at BL.

Is Buddhist Library a charity organisation?

The Buddhist Library (BL) and the registered society that runs it, the Buddhist Research Society (BRS), is funded entirely by donations from our Members and well-wishers. The BRS is registered as a society under the Societies Act (1970 Ed.Cap. 262) and Charities Act 1982.

How can I make a donation

You can do so by:
Internet Bank Transfer

For more info, visit: https://buddhlib.org.sg/donate/

Is there Dhamma classes for kids at Buddhist Library?


BL offers Sunday Dhamma School for the Youth and
Bodhi Kids Programme at SGD$30 per kid per year. For more info, visit: https://buddhlib.org.sg/dhamma-for-youths/


No.2, Geylang Lorong 24A, Singapore 398526

Operating Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday
    04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Thursday
    04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Friday
    04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Saturday
    12:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Sunday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm