Singapore is an immigrant nation, with high levels of diversity within her population. With all the diverse races, cultures and languages present in Singapore, it is almost impossible to assimilate everything to form an authentic Singapore identity. To ensure and enforce a level of peace and stability, we were forced to tolerate other cultures so that there would not be the occurrence of other ethnic riots after 1965. However, it was not to be. There was the Little India riot in 2013 which was started by a conflict between 2 people of clearly different races.
As a result of many cultures that Singapore has obtained the country was divided into several ethnic areas such as Kampong Glam, Little India, and Chinatown. People in Singapore have a diverse religion depending on their own backgrounds and beliefs. The religions in Singapore are Buddhist, Christians, Catholics, Muslim, Hindus and some are Atheist/free-thinkers. The country does not have an official religion but they maintain the values of Confucianism. Singapore was known as one of the global food capital because of the delicious food that the country has to offer especially in terms of sea foods.
Culture Heritage The Malay Culture 1. The Religion and Culture Most Singapore Malays in Singapore are Sunni Muslims. And as part of their strong belief, Muslims pray five times a day as rituals, or also known as ‘Salat’, and consume only halal food. Built in the 1800s for prominent Malay people in Singapore then, these are some places people can visit to experience the religious side of the Malay’s. - Sultan Mosque - Hajjah Fatimah Mosque - Jamae Mosque 2.
Sikhism Guru Nanak founded Sikhism in India, during the 15th century. Today it is the fifth largest religion in the world. Most Sikhs live in Punjab, northern India, but there are Sikhs all around the world. I will be telling about the seven dimensions of Sikhism. First comes the practical and ritual dimension.
The ICS results also showed that they considered the local neighborhood to be economically vibrant. As per the aspect of rightly defined diversity, every respondent is proud and cherish the image of Singapore as the global city. They love the way that it is so diverse in all of the local district and the identity of Singapore is that of a mixture of socio-cultural groups. “I like it here because of the diversity and the global city atmosphere” (RS22, F, U.K.) and “We love the diversify environment here, both eastern and western are joining together to form Singapore” (RS2, M, China). In the issue of language assistance, it is apparent to us that they are doing very well in Singapore, the information is mainly provided in three to four language, the native also very good with English, Malay and Chinese.
The second temple discussed is the Airavatesvara temple, which was built in the town of Darasuram in the 12th century. Along with other temples of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alike the Mukteshvara temple it is also dedicated to Siva. The Airavatesvara temple is referred to as one of the Great Living Chola Temples
Background Singapore, in the olden days was just a fishing village inhabited by an indigenous settlement, has now become a cosmopolitan city, diverse in culture, arts, architecture and language. Singapore’s population is about five million people. (5,312,400 – Statistics Singapore 2012) There are several ethnic groups in Singapore which consist of Chinese 74.2%, Malay 13.3%, Indian 9.2% and other races 3.3% Religions that exist in Singapore are Buddhism 33.3%, Islam 14.7%, Christianity 11.3%, Taoism 10.9%, Catholicism 7.1%, Hinduism 5.1%, other religions 0.7%, none 16.9% (Statistics Singapore, Census of Population 2010) (http://www.wufc2014.sg/about/singapore.html) English is consider as first language used to communicate among the ethnic groups. There are four major races in Singapore: Chinese as majority, Malay, Indian and Eurasian. How Islam was spread in Singapore Islam was spread through Muslims traders who ware known and respect through their conduct and good morals.
Because Sikhism is a fairly new religion it only makes up a fairly small bit of india's population. About 2% of the population are Sikhs. Sikhs are highly visible in india's large population for their strong work ethic. Sikhs are encouraged and welcome to have normal lives, earn their living through hard work and honest means, like In your case to being a teacher, you do not have to change your everyday life drastically, and everyone
The most notable achievements of the Pallava rulers were the rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram and the temples of Kanchipuram. The Chola, Hoyasala and Vijayanagar rulers also did remarkable job in the field of architecture. The temples at Thanjavur, Belur and Halebid bear testimony to the architectural excellence of the South Indian rulers. In north India, there developed a new a different style of architecture. This was called as the Nagara style architecture.
One of these consequences is the misconception and stereotypes of other cultures through the news and other forms of media. In this essay we will be introducing one of many cultures that is misrepresented by mass media and the effects. Sikhism is known as the fifth largest religion found in India around 500 years ago. (Markoe, 2014) They are known for their turbans and extravagant clothing among other things. Majority of Sikhs live in India with approximately 500,000 residing in America.