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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 birthday of its main deity, the temple organised a multi-racial deity street procession, which I also covered on my blog HERE: Huat Tian Keong Temple (Bercham) Deity Street Procession
This Huat Tian Keong cave temple, which is located at Gunung Tambun, has a 60-feet long holy dragon statue, wedged between two rock walls, and looked as though it was flying down from the sky.
With more than 88 types of deities being worshipped, it is truly yet another unique feature of the temple. Look out for Siamese God ‘Lusi’ and Thai monk Luang Phor Thuat.
Although the temple sits on a land size of 3.2ha, the temple itself, including the main chamber, is not large. Sharing its grounds is a restaurant, a martial arts club, and RELA Bercham operations centre.
By the way, Huat Tian Keong Temple observes two celebrations annually of the main deity, Fa Chu Kung: Enlightenment Day on the 27th day of the first month and festival on 23rd day of the seventh month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
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