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Wat Puthanimittam

The three-month seclusion of monks for the raining season ends with the ceremony of giving "Kathina Robes" to the sangha community. This is an important merit-making event of great social and religious significance for the Buddhist laity.The following is the schedule of the event: Date: 2nd Nov, 2014 Time: 9.30am - Gathering of devotees at the Wat 10am - Tak Bak and ... continue reading »

Wesak Programme @ Wat Puthanimittam

May 10, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Wat Puthanimittam

To celebrate Wesak Festival, an important date that commemorates three significant events in the life of Lord Guatama Buddha (his birth, enlightenment and passing), devotees of Wat Puthanimittam located at Taman Kemuncak, Ipoh Garden East, can participate in the following activities:Date: 11 May, 2014 (Sunday) 8.30am - Distribution of requisite items to 300 senior citizens (aged ... continue reading »

Miaw Yuan Chan Lin Cave Temple

Dec 4, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Miaw Yuan Chan Lin Cave Temple Ipoh

This limestone cave temple by the name of Miaw Yuan Chan Lin is a Thai Buddhist temple. It is not as well-known as, for example, Perak Cave Temple or the colourful Lin Seng Tong. It's probably because the name is difficult to pronounce, or to non-Mandarin speakers like me, difficult to remember. The development of this ... continue reading »

Wat Puthanimittam

Wat Puthanimittam is a Thai Buddhist temple on the fringe of Taman Kemuncak housing estate in Ipoh Garden East. Last year, on 1st May, the temple celebrated the consecration of the 33ft. (10m) tall Lord Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the lotus position. Although I have known of this wat quite some time ago, it was ... continue reading »

Wat Chetawan PJ Thai Buddhist Temple

I originally wanted to visit a Thai Buddhist temple in KL (or PJ) on Wesak Day last week but my friend advised me against it as I wouldn't be able to do much due to human traffic jam. So I stayed in Ipoh and went to pray at Wat Siribunyamagaram instead. Luckily, I am still ... continue reading »

Wesak @ Wat Siribunyamagaram

May 17, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Landmarks, Photos - Samsung ST600
Wat Siribunya Magaram

Wesak Day is one of the most important days on the Buddhist calendar. It is a day to celebrate the birth, the enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha. Although Wesak Day (also Vesak or Vesākha) is celebrated by Buddhists around the world, the actual day it is celebrated varies from country to country, though it ... continue reading »

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