The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum (BTRTM) was founded in 2002 by Venerable Shi Fazhao. It was registered by the Registrar of Societies in 20th February 2003, and as a charity under the Charities Act in 8th January 2004. The Temple is dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha, which means ‘The Compassionate One’, and also called ‘The Future Buddha’.
In accordance with The Great Compassionate Vows of The Maitreya Buddha, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum (BTRTM) seeks to be the best Buddhist cultural complex in the region..
To promote and impart the Teachings of Lord Buddha
To develop a new Chinese Buddhist cultural complex to vererate the Sacred Buddha Tooth and Relics; To promote and showcase Buddhist, Chinese, Chinatown and Singapore culture; To provide Buddhist Education and Research; To support other Voluntary Welfare Organisations; and To provide welfare services to the sick, poor and needy, regardless of race or religion .