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Goddess Ho Sin Koo Festival in Ipoh

Jul 6, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Huawei Honor 3C
Goddess Ho Sin Koo Festival Ipoh

The Goddess Ho Sin Koo temple which is located along Jalan Tambun main road, opposite Bistro Mohamaad, celebrates the deity's festival twice annually on the seventh day of the third moon and eight day of the eight moon of the Chinese Lunar calendar. This year, the auspicious day fell on April 25, 2015, when these photos ... continue reading »

Sam Wong Kong Temple

Sam Wong Kong in Batu Gajah, about 20km or 40 minutes' drive from Ipoh, is the only Nine Emperor Gods temple in the town. Surprisingly, many of the Taoist devotees here are from the south - Johor and Singapore. Of course, locals throng the temple as well for nine days to pay homage to the Nine ... continue reading »

Ipoh Tong Tien Koon Temple

As the only other temple in Ipoh that alternates with Tow Boh Keong to conduct the Nine Emperor Gods procession, Tong Tien Koon Temple in Pasir Pinji attracts a fair crowd of devotees during the Nine Emperor Gods Festival. Although most of the Taoist devotees are from communities around Pasir Pinji such as Pasir Putih, Pengkalan, ... continue reading »

Receiving The Nine Emperor Gods

Sep 24, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Nine Emperor Gods Festival

It's the first day of the ninth Chinese lunar month today, which means it is once again, time to celebrate the Nine Emperor Gods Festival. Devotees of Nine Emperor Gods from Tow Boh Keong, a main Nine Emperor Gods temple in Ipoh, all dressed in white, converged at the temple late at night on the eve ... 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 »

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