In conjunction with the 65th anniversary of Ipoh Pu Ti Yan, a grand puja for this Buddhist society’s guardian deity from China, Goddess Mazu (Goddess of the Sea) is held at Syeun Hotel.
This deity of NanSong Dynasty, Queen / Empress of Heaven, whose name is also spelt as Madzu or Matsu, has a 860-year history.
Since 29th December last year, a series of activities had been conducted, including prayers and blessing ceremonies, lion dance, Mazu cultural exchange programme and photography contest.
The 4-day grand celebration culminates with a procession of Goddess Mazu around Ipoh City which will begin at 5.30pm today, with Syeun Hotel, Ipoh as the starting point to the Pasir Pinji Mazu Temple.
It is slated to be the largest grand procession in Southeast Asia in honour of the patron deity Goddess Mazu, Goddess of the Sea.
Event: Ipoh Pu Ti Yan Goddess Mazu Grand Puja
Venue: Syeun Hotel, Ipoh
Date: 29th Dec, 2014 – 1st Jan, 2015
Time: full day
*for non-Muslims only
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