Kuan Gong Temple in King Street, Penang
Jun03

Kuan Gong Temple in King Street, Penang

This is the signature place you must go when visiting to King Street (Lebuh King) in Georgetown Penang. It’s located in the Georgetown heritage area entering from Lebuh Chulia (Chulia Street) and exit to Lebuh Light (Light Street). Along the way there are many cross junctions. This temple is known as “Nin Yong Temple” as the signboard above its door frame or also known as “Wu Di Miao” 武帝庙. The host of the...

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Jade Emperor God’s Temple in Penang
Feb18

Jade Emperor God’s Temple in Penang

Jade Emperor is the ruler of Heaven and all realm of existence of man and hell according to Taoism. He is the one of the most important gods of the Chinese Traditional Religion believe. Jade Emperor is also known by many different names such as “Yu Wang Da Di “(玉皇大帝)or better well know as Tian Gong (天公)in Hokkienese community in Malaysia. As usual, Jade Emperor’s Birthday will be celebrated widely throughout the...

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Penang Snake Temple CNY 2013 Celebration
Feb15

Penang Snake Temple CNY 2013 Celebration

As usual, Penang Snake Temple will celebrate the birthday of Chor Soo Kong(清水祖师)on the 6th of Chinese New Year. This is one of the most happening event for Chinese community in Penang. Snake Temple is located at Bayan Lepas, on the way towards Bayan Lepas International Airport and inside Bayan Lepas Industrial Park. This is one of the famous and oldest temple with present of life snake in the temple with its history since 1873. It was...

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Bat’s Cave Temple in Penang
Dec24

Bat’s Cave Temple in Penang

This temple is called “Bat’s Cave Temple”, located at Air Itam, Penang, near to Thi Kong Tua. The host of this temple is Tua Pek Kong. (大伯公). The name “Tua Pek Kong” is in Hokkien, meaning Great Uncle. (Tua means eldest, Pek means the brother of dad). He is one of the pantheon of Malaysian Chinese Gods. It was believed the date Tua Pek Kong arrived in Penang was 40 years before Francis Light in 1746. The...

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