Coronavirus and religious worship in Singapore: Some Taoists pray outside temple; Buddhists chant at home

Reverend Master Lee Zhiwang, abbot of the Temple of the Heavenly Jade Emperor, seeking blessing and protection for all from the deities. ST PHOTO: MARCELLIN LOPEZ
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SINGAPORE - Over the past month, Taoist Yeap Li Man, a human resource manager, has been praying outside the Temple of the Heavenly Jade Emperor.

At its entrance in Telok Ayer Street, a notice dated Feb 12 states that visitors are temporarily not allowed inside the temple in response to the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (Dorscon) getting raised to Orange.

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