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
Invited to participate in the three-day festival of Lord PanGu, I managed to drop by at the temple on the second day, and caught the procession of Taoist deities.
Disciples of the Nine Emperor Gods at Taoist temple in Ipoh, Tow Boh Keong, underwent their biggest test on their faith last evening when they participated in the fire-walking ceremony.
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.
The awakening of the ferocious white tiger after its winter hibernation was on March 6 this spring. This day differs yearly, based on the Chinese almanac. Also known as the … Read More
This Loong Thon Ngam Taoist temple, locally pronounced as Loong Thow Ngam, is one of the many limestone cave temples in and around Ipoh.