The Grand Master Tony Lim of San Tan Xuan Men….

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A Family of Taoist History, a Strict Father and a Reputed Master, Master Tony Lim, who is the current Chief Master of Tien Sen Tua Temple comes from a Taoist family. Build on the foundation he has learn from his late father, he went under the wing of a famous “San Tan” teacher, and successfully mastered the mystical skills of the “San Tan”. With the foundation and knowledge from his late father and teacher, through decades of hard work and perseverance, Master Lim have established “San Tan Xuan Men” in 2010, practicing Taoist rituals officially as “San Tan Xuan Long Fa Tan”.

Up to today, Master Tony Lim have about a hundred students and disciples in Singapore, and the numbers are increasing by the day. He selects his students with stringent requirements, looking at their innate quality, perseverance, and diligence. With his incessant effort in providing training to the disciples, Tien Sen Tua Temple is also known as the Taoist temple in Singapore to have the most number of mediums.

A Superior Innate Quality with High Spiritual Roots, the Grand Knowledge Shall Perpetuate , Master Tony Lim inherits the knowledge in talisman and incantation from his “San Tan” teacher, and ritual knowledge from the previous Chief Master of Tien Sen Tua Temple.. With fine guidance from great teachers, he is a well learn and experience Taoist practitioner with a noble character. He is also sincere, righteous, well-loved and trusted by the devotees, both locally and overseas.

Exchanging Experience with Overseas Counterparts, Learning is Boundless, To promote Taoism and the temple, Master Tony Lim have visited Mainland China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Korea, to keep in contact with other Taoist organizations exchange knowledge with each other, to foster the relationship with them. Even up till today, he still maintains contact with them.

Nicknamed the Dragon of His Excellency Bao, As the main deity worship in Tien Sen Tua Temple is His Excellency Bao, and being the chief medium, Master Tony Lim was nicknamed the “Dragon of His Excellency Bao”, the first to enjoy such an alias connected with His Excellency Bao in the local Taoist fraternity. Even though a nickname is meant to sneer, it is used with utmost respect in this case, as His Excellency is one of the most revered figure in Chinese history. Therefore, a nickname connected with His Excellency Bao is in reflection the high integrity of the person being so named.

“Tien Sen Tua” Temple is one of the most well-known Chinese temples in Singapore. Its main deity is His Excellency Bao, who was a well-known magistrate from the Song Dynasty through his administration of justice. Today, devotees worship His Excellency Bao to seek solutions for problems with regards to their family, health and even career.

Today, the temple develops into a majestic four story building, much to the credit of the late Mr Lim Teck Lian, the former chairman. The current Chief Master of Tien Sen Tua Temple is Master Tony Lim, who comes from a Taoist family. As the main deity worship in Tien Sen Tua Temple is His Excellency Bao and being the chief medium, Master Tony Lim is also nicknamed “Dragon of His Excellency Bao”.

Buddhika Sanjeewa

After the visit to Singapore