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Kwong Fook Ngam

Located in Kampung Kepayang, on the left side of the road just after the Sungai Raya bridge coming from Ipoh, is Kwong Fook Ngam. It is officially registered as Kwong Fook Ngan Buddhist Chinese Temple. This century-old Buddhist cave temple was established in 1884. Like the many other cave temples in the outskirts of Ipoh, this ... continue reading »

Miaw Yuan Chan Lin Cave Temple

Dec 4, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Miaw Yuan Chan Lin Cave Temple Ipoh

This limestone cave temple by the name of Miaw Yuan Chan Lin is a Thai Buddhist temple. It is not as well-known as, for example, Perak Cave Temple or the colourful Lin Seng Tong. It's probably because the name is difficult to pronounce, or to non-Mandarin speakers like me, difficult to remember. The development of this ... continue reading »

Huat Tian Keong Temple, Bercham

Dec 3, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Huat Tian Keong

This cave temple known as Huat Tian Keong Temple, or Tokong Huat Tian Keong is just behind Bougainvillea Country Club, so it is not difficult to find. Its main deity is "Fa Chu Kong" or the Black-faced Deity, or in Cantonese, Fatt Chee Kung. Two years ago, to celebrate its 100th anniversary as well as the ... continue reading »

Nam Thean Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh

Nov 30, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Nam Thean Tong cave temple

During my visit to Ling Sen Tong almost two years ago, I had wanted to drop by Nam Thean Tong, located just next door. However, the cave temple was closed and I postponed my trip until recently, when news of manifestation of a face of "Lord Buddha" spread like wild fire. I just had to ... continue reading »

Chap Goh Mei Ipoh Perak

The 2012 Perak state-level Chap Goh Mei (the "fifteenth night" in Hokkien dialect) celebration was the largest ever held in the state. Thousands of people, mainly Chinese, converged at Kwan Yin Tong, a Goddess of Mercy limestone cave temple along Jalan Gopeng, Ipoh, to celebrate the festival, known as the Chinese Valentine's Day. The celebration, ... continue reading »

Huat Tian Keong Temple Deity Street Procession

The more than 100-years-old Huat Tian Keong (Black Datuk) cave temple in Bercham, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia celebrated the birthday of its main deity in grand style over the weekend. One of the events lined up included a street procession over a distance of 4.5 kilometres along the main streets of Bercham in Ipoh on Saturday ... continue reading »

love is in the air

Chap Goh Meh or "the fifteenth night" in Hokkien dialect is also known as "Chinese Valentine's Day". If you thought that Valentine's Day has become way too commercialized for you, perhaps you should start observing Chap Goh Meh instead; i.e. if you're Chinese. I was quite taken by surprise that celebrating Chap Goh Meh at Kwan ... continue reading »

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