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 were taken. The second celebration will be on September 20, 2015.
This temple that is more than a hundred years old is easy to find. Coming from Ipoh city centre, it is situated on your left just before entering Tambun town.
On festival day, a prayer ceremony with chanting of prayers is conducted from 10am onwards. This ritual is followed by lunch for devotees.
On regular days, this Taoist temple opens it doors for worshippers from 11am until 3pm.
Devotees who would like to make enquiries may contact the temple committee member at 016-5586623. Communication is through Mandarin, Cantonese and Teochew.
The temple also welcomes donations in cash and kind. Do contact the phone number provided: 016-5586623.
*All are welcome – for non-Muslims only.
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