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Chinese temple Sibu Sarawak

Situated at 16th mile (or 26km) from Sibu town along the Sibu-Bintulu main road is this Chinese temple by the name of "Yu Long Shang Tian En Shi" (玉龙山天恩寺). It is said to be one of the largest Chinese temples in South East Asia. Built by craftsmen from China, the uniqueness of this temple is that ... 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 »

Paloh Khoo Miu, Ipoh

May 25, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Samsung ST600
Paloh Khoo Miu

This Paloh Khoo Miu, or informally known as 'Ipoh Chinese Tai Pak Koong Temple', is 140 years old this year. According to history, the resident God, Tai Pak Koong (God of Prosperity) was first brought to settle at this spot by the bank of Kinta River in 1872 from a temple in Hai Zhu Island, ... continue reading »

Nine Emperor Gods festival

Today, I would like to share with you some shots from my recent visit to Tow Boh Keong in Ipoh, Perak, to pay homage to the Nine Emperor Gods. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to take more shots; I had to leave because I was almost "crying" already from smoke from the joss-sticks. LOL As you can ... continue reading »

Nine Emperor Gods Tow Boh Keong Ipoh

I went to catch a Chinese opera performance at Tow Boh Keong (Taoist temple) in Ipoh last evening. There is a Chinese opera show every evening for the entire nine days of the Nine Emperor Gods festival and yesterday was already Day 7. It was a challenge to take photos with my compact digital camera. ... continue reading »

main altar

...continued from Tow Boo Kong (Taoist Temple) Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, Seberang Perai (Exterior) With the majestic exterior of Tow Boo Kong in Jalan Raja Uda, you can expect nothing less inside. The altars are very elaborate with separate prayer halls for different deities but because I am a banana, I have trouble identifying the deities. When ... continue reading »

Dou Mu Niang Niang

I have read much about this Taoist temple located along Jalan Raja Uda in Butterworth, Seberang Perai in the papers these past few months and had wanted to make a trip north during the Nine Emperor Gods festival in October, but the trip didn't materialise and I went to cover the events at Tow Boh ... continue reading »

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