New Condo Residents want Singapore Buddhist Lodge to be torn down!
- From: The Cynic <i.thecynic@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 05:04:29 -0800 (PST)
Idiots never check the surrounding before buying their apartments.
After moving in they find a 60-year old Buddhist temple in the
neighbourhood and want it to be torn down. Definitely these must be
new citizens imported by our beloved government. If the temple goes,
so will the votes for PAP.
Some residents are asking for the authorities to tear down a temple
near their homes.
These residents recently moved into newly-built private apartments
near the well-known Singapore Buddhist Lodge located at Kim Yam Road
near River Valley Road.
They are complaining that the temple is too noisy and that devotees'
vehicles are obstructing traffic.
Due to these reasons, some residents intend to motion for the
authorities to tear down the 60-year-old temple.
Many netizens are condemning these residents and saying that they are
a self-centred bunch.
Netiens point out that if the newly moved-in residents cannot stand
the smoke and noise from a temple, they should not buy a home near a
temple in the first place.
The Singapore Buddhist Lodge is no stranger to complaints.
A spokesperson of the temple says that in the past, residents have
complained about the noise from the ventilator in the temple's
chimney, and about devotees turning up for breakfast at 4am at the
The spokesperson says that the temple tries its best to take
corrective action after receiving complaints, but can only do so
within reasonable limits.
On complaints from residents of the newly-built apartment, the
spokesperson points out that the access roads were in fact blocked by
construction vehicles parked at both sides of the road.
The construction vehicles belonged to the contractor of the new
Despite this, accusing fingers were once again pointed at the temple.
The temple has not heard any news about requests to tear it down.
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