Sunday 15 June 2014 (10.09a.m), saw the official opening of Singapore’s First New Theravada Columbarium “Julamanee Prasat” at Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple. Temple devotees who have late kins with urns,niches and memorial tablets kept at Wat Aananda Metyarama took part in the opening ceremony led by the Chief Abbot Chao Khun Phra Tepsiddhivides and joined in the prayer sessions by invited Chinese and Sri Lankan monks alongside Thai resident monks.
”Julamanee Prasat” means the Pagoda to keep Buddha’s Tooth Relic in “Dusita Heaven.” Four Statues of “Golden Luang Phor Santisuk Buddhas” are seated inside the new columbarium facing each and every columbarium niche and memorial tablet space. Temple devotees who have kept their late love ones’ at Julamanee Prasat can be assured their late kins are constantly protected by the four Santisuk Buddhas.
Since the launch of the new columbarium the temple has received many enquiries from the public to book Urn and Tablet Units. Niches in the Columbarium are running out fast. Temple devotees and the general public who are interested can call 6276 9646 or walk in personally to Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple, 50B Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 169546.