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.

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The wall has been repainted and the wiring has been replaced with new wire.

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Newly painted walkway.

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The Kuan Yin (God of Mercy) statue has been repainted with gold color. It was black in color before this. The statue believed to be age more than 200 years since the existence of the temple, almost same time as Sir Francis Light landed Penang.

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The new censer is made of stainless steel.

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Prayers required to place the joss stick outside the temple under the tent.

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The censers is ‘centralized’ at outside of the temple.

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Signboard written in Mandarin and English hanging at the entrance to inform prayers cannot bringing in joss stick into the temple.

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Donation box.

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Temporary praying material selling counter.

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The back portion of the temple.

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The new ceiling at the main hall

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The outlook of the temple from opposite.

 

 

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