Kuan Yin Temple, Penang after renewly renovated
Aug31

Kuan Yin Temple, Penang after renewly renovated

These photos were taken at Kuan Yin Temple at Georgetown, Penang after the renovation works completed and reopened to public again. A very significant after the renovation works, the temple’s management has decided not to allow prayer to bring in the smoky joss stick inside the temple to prevent the interior being polluted again.   The wall has been repainted and the wiring has been replaced with new wire. Newly painted...

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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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God of Wealth Temple in Paya Terubong, Penang
Dec24

God of Wealth Temple in Paya Terubong, Penang

God of Wealth or God of Fortune is the god in Chinese’s believe in charge of wealth. He is most welcome by people as he will give wealth. This temple is located at Paya Terubong, Penang. It said to be the temple which has the tallest statue of God of Wealth in the world. This temple is located on a hill with a very narrow tar build path way which only can serve only one car at each time. The entrance of this temple is located...

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