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Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin) Shrine

Goddess of Mercy shrine

1. Goddess of Mercy shrine

This Goddess of Mercy shrine is just next door to the Lotus Flower Cave Temple and two doors away from Wat Puthanimittam.

Goddess of Mercy shrine

2. main entrance

Goddess of Mercy shrine

3. main altar – The Three Pure Ones (i.e. The Holy Trinity of Taoism – highest deities in the Taoist Pantheon. Centre - The Celestial Worthy of Primordial Beginning (Yuanshi Tianzun), 2nd from right – The Celestial Worth of Numinous Treasure (Lingbao Tianzun) & 2nd from left – The Celestial Worthy of the Way (Taishang Laozun). Flanked by General Kuan Ti (L) and Emperor of the North (R)

Similar to the Lotus Flower Cave Temple, I have no history of this shrine. However, the main deities are “The Three Pure Ones” (i.e. The Celestial Worthy of Primordial Beginning Yuanshi Tianzun, The Celestial Worth of Numinous Treasure Lingbao Tianzun and The Celestial Worthy of the Way Taishang Laozun.

Goddess of Mercy shrine

4. Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin)

Goddess of Mercy shrine

5. L-R: Ksitigarba Bodhisattva, Laughing Buddha, Monkey God

This shrine celebrates the festival of Goddess of Mercy annually, on the 19th day of the 2nd, 6th and 9th months of the Chinese lunar calendar.

Goddess of Mercy shrine

6. various Taoist deities

Goddess of Mercy shrine

7. Earth Deity (L) & Deity of Wealth (Tai Pak Yeh) (R)

Oh yes, I am not sure of the opening hours of these shrines, but they are best visited on Sunday mornings.

Tokong Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy shrine)
Add: Dataran Perajurit 1, Taman Kemuncak, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
GPS Coordinates: N04 36.878′ E101 7.851′

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