As part of the Nine Emperor Gods celebration, a procession was held in Ipoh city centre, on the eighth day of the ninth Chinese lunar calendar. This year’s permit was … Read More
Similar to ten days ago when the Nine Emperor Gods, Goddess Dou Mu and the Legendary Third Prince were received from the Kinta River, the send off ceremony of the … Read More
What initially began as a means to supplement the income to support the expenses of the temple and to celebrate the Nine Emperor Gods Festival has over the years, become … Read More
Sam Wong Kong in Batu Gajah, about 20km or 40 minutes’ drive from Ipoh, is the only Nine Emperor Gods temple in the town.
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 … Read More
Devout Taoists the world over usually observe a strict vegetarian diet during the Nine Emperor Gods Festival. Although the festival is for nine days only, usually, those who go on … Read More
Unlike last year’s Nine Emperor Gods procession, the starting point for this year’s street procession was Ipoh Tong Tien Koon Temple in Pasir Pinji, by virtue of the police permit … Read More
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.
This year, I manged to catch the Nine Emperor Gods street procession. It saw the participation from more than 100 shrines, temples, organisations and associations, not only from Ipoh but … Read More
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, … Read More