Buddhist talk show targeted at the young goes viral on Facebook

A screenshot of a video by the Singapore Buddhist Federation Youth (SBFY), featuring (from left) SBFY media head Candy Chang, Venerable Kwang Phing, and SBFY vice-president Jeff Foo.
A screenshot of a video by the Singapore Buddhist Federation Youth (SBFY), featuring (from left) SBFY media head Candy Chang, Venerable Kwang Phing, and SBFY vice-president Jeff Foo.PHOTO: SINGAPORE BUDDHIST FEDERATION YOUTH

SINGAPORE - Most young people who identify as Buddhists do not actively practise the religion, says president of the Singapore Buddhist Federation Youth (SBFY) Lawrence Lee.

"In a typical family, if you ask your mother or ah ma about things like why they always pray to Guan Yin, the goddess of mercy, or why you can't eat beef, they will often tell you not to ask so much and just follow the traditions," said the 39-year-old property agent.

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