[Buddha-l] demise in asia

[DPD Web] Shen Shi'an shian at kmspks.org
Mon Sep 1 20:07:54 MDT 2008

More on the recent state of Buddhism in Singapore:
(A partial analysis of a news feature in Singapore's largest newspaper)

-----Original Message-----
From: Piya Tan [mailto:dharmafarer at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, 02 September, 2008 10:00 AM
To: Buddhist discussion forum
Subject: Re: [Buddha-l] demise in asia

In Singapore, many turn to Christianity because of history (colonial
past) or economics
(the upper echelons of business and power are ruled by Christians),as
are the better
semi-government schools. Most Buddhists are found in the middle classes
grassroots; about 45% are statistically Buddhists.

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