Chung Kwang Tong (Wei Yi)

Singaporean Taoist Priest & Interfaith Activist

Chung Kwang Tong is an ordained Taoist priest who is no stranger in the interfaith sector. He has participated in numerous interfaith engagements, both locally and internationally. Chung is an appointed mediator with the Community Mediation Centre, and sits on several public and people advisory committees. An accredited Taekwondo coach, he holds a Masters in Malay Studies from the NUS.

Master of Arts – National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2016

Bachelor of Arts – Oklahoma City University, U.S.A., 2009

– Ordained Taoist priest, a 34th generation disciple of the Quan Zhen Longmen (Dragon Gate) Tradition

– Started formal religious training since 2000

– Ordination as Taoist Priest in 2003

– Became formal disciple to Master Leung Tak Wah in 2004

– Higher Ordination to Taoist High Priest at Fung Ying Seen Koon (Hong Kong) in 2009

– Attended the 2nd Annual Seminar for International Students at the China Taoist Academy in Beijing, 2013

– Accepted first disciple (Mao Fu) in 2013, and another three disciples (Mao Ji, Mao Ting, Mao Qing) in 2017.

– Formed the Quan Zhen Cultural Society in 2016, and became the Tutor-of-Rites and Honorary Secretary

Member, Advisory Committee for Chinese Programmes (ACCESS) – Appointed by Minister for Communications and Information

Mediator, Community Mediation Centre (CMC) – Appointed by Minister for Law

Honorary Officer, National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)

Honorary Secretary and Tutor-of-Rites, Quan Zhen Cultural Society (Singapore)

Member, Geylang Serai Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC)

Awarded the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Singapore (TOYP) Award as a Singapore Honouree for Contribution to Children, World Peace & Human Rights in 2018

Awarded the Community Long Service Award (5 years) in 2013