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Tibetan Buddhist Centre

281 Jalan Besar Singapore 208944

About this place

Tibetan Buddhist Centre (TBC) is a legally registered Buddhist Cultural Centre in Singapore in promoting non-sectarian approach to understanding Tibetan Buddhism, Culture, History and Traditions. TBC was set up in 2006, under the advice and direction of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. A self-funding and non-profitable organization, TBC rely fully on the support of donors and benefactors for the Centre’s monthly maintenance and operational expenses.



  • Weekly Dharma Classes
  • Weekly Pujas
  • Light Offerings
  • Animal liberations
  • Seniors and Children Community Projects
  • Sponsorship of Sangha Students
  • Hosting overseas Dharma teachers of various lineages
  • Annual Teaching tours by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama (Since 2007)
  • Annual TCM treatment to the community in Dharamsala, India


Social Info


How can I get to the center?

Nearest MRT station: Farrer Park MRT

Buses to TBC: 23, 64, 65, 66, 67, 130, 139, 147, 857

Walking from Farrer Park MRT:

Head northeast on Farrer Park Station Rd toward Rangoon Rd 30 m

Turn right onto Rangoon Rd 120 m

Continue onto Kitchener Rd 350 m

Turn left toward Jln Besar 200 m

Turn left onto Jln Besar

Tibetan Buddhist Centre will be on the left 24 m

Who is the Resident Teacher of Tibetan Buddhist Centre's Dharma courses?

Geshe Lobsang Yonten was born in Zanskar, a remote part of northern India that is historically and ethnically Tibetan.
At the age of ten he chose to become a monk joining the local monastery and studying there for five years. Upon completing the exams at his local monastery he travelled to South India to begin the twenty-six year program of scholarly study to become a Lharampa Geshe at Drepung Gomang Monastery. This degree is the highest monastic degree in the Gelug School of Buddhism. During these 26 years he was tested on his knowledge of Buddhist philosophy in front of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Geshe Yonten is a member of a small group of monks selected by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to study English, western philosophy, and science so that he may teach, collaborate and study with scientists, philosophers, educators and others across the world. Geshe Yonten is specially appointed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to be Tibetan Buddhist Centre Resident Teacher.

When are the Classes held at Tibetan Buddhist Centre?

For latest class schedule, please hop on to TBC's Facebook page for updates. Alternatively, WhatsApp text at +65 8428 5307, to join our database. TBC regularly share their monthly class/activity schedule.


281 Jalan Besar Singapore 208944

Operating Hours

  • Monday
    11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday
    11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday
    11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday
    11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Sunday
    11:00 am - 07:30 am