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Wesak Day is observed on 29th May (Tuesday) this year. This holy day of devotion is also known as “Lord Buddha’s birthday” although it is a day to commemorate the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Guatama Buddha. Widely celebrated in Malaysia by Buddhists, temples and wats are open early for devotees to offer their ... continue reading »

Celebrate Songkran in Ipoh

Apr 13, 2018 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Samsung ST600

You are cordially invited to participate in the meritorious celebration of Thai New Year, or traditionally known as Songkran. It is also called Water-Splashing Festival. In this event:- 1) family and friends gather to pay gratitude to their elders and visit temples for prayer and offering 2) bathe the Buddha image with fragrant water 3) give alms to the ... continue reading »

The three-month seclusion of monks for the raining season ends with the ceremony of giving "Kathina Robes" to the sangha community. This is an important merit-making event of great social and religious significance for the Buddhist laity. Similar to most wats (Siamese temples), Wat Siribunyamagaram located along Jalan Raja Dihilir is also hosting Kathina Pinkama. The following is ... continue reading »

Perak FA 2012 Season Launch

Jan 5, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Sports
Perak FA 2012 Season Launch

Perak Menteri Besar's official residence was the venue of the recent Perak FA 2012 season launch. Not surprising, since the Menteri Besar is the team's number one fan. Iqwal Hafiz was on hand to entertain the crowd. At the event, new training kits were unveiled and two foreign players were introduced, Serbian striker Lazar Popovic ... continue reading »

Perak Raya Merdeka Celebrations

Aug 31, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Samsung ST600
Perak Raya Merdeka Open House

The official residence of the Perak Menteri Besar (Chief Minister of Perak) became the venue for Perak state-level Hari Raya Aidilfitri and 54th National Day celebrations-cum-open house yesterday. It was a long but cheerful afternoon for all of us who attended the double celebration, which was also graced by the Perak royal families at 5pm, led ... continue reading »

Wesak @ Wat Siribunyamagaram

May 17, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Landmarks, Photos - Samsung ST600
Wat Siribunya Magaram

Wesak Day is one of the most important days on the Buddhist calendar. It is a day to celebrate the birth, the enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha. Although Wesak Day (also Vesak or Vesākha) is celebrated by Buddhists around the world, the actual day it is celebrated varies from country to country, though it ... continue reading »

Banyan Spa, Ipoh

Feb 28, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Samsung ST600
colonial-style building

If you have driven past Tambun Road (Jalan Raja DiHilir) this past month, you would have seen renovation work going on at the grounds of an old colonial-style house just opposite Heritage Hotel, between Prima View Condo and Seventh-day Adventist Church. I use this road often enough and each time, I wonder curiously the nature ... continue reading »

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