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Nine Emperor Gods Send-Off Ceremony

Oct 4, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Nine Emperor Gods send-off ceremony

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 deities was a reversed procession, with disciples carrying the deities in sedan chairs from the Tow Boh Keong temple to the bank of Kinta River. If ... continue reading »

Nine Emperor Gods Fire-Walking Ceremony

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. This purification ritual is usually conducted on the final day of the Nine Emperor Gods festival at this particular temple. The disciples had been on a vegetarian ... continue reading »

Receiving The Nine Emperor Gods

Sep 24, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Nine Emperor Gods Festival

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. Devotees of Nine Emperor Gods from Tow Boh Keong, a main Nine Emperor Gods temple in Ipoh, all dressed in white, converged at the temple late at night on the eve ... continue reading »

Chinese New Year eve celebrations

The crowd was massive at Tow Boh Keong temple in Ipoh on the eve of Chinese New Year. Surprisingly, given that Astro was in Ipoh for its live broadcast of Chinese New Year Countdown Festival at Kuan Yin Tong on the same night. Besides praying for a better year ahead this Year of the Wooden Horse, devotees ... continue reading »

Chinese New Year Temple Fair

Even before we officially gallop into the Year of the Horse on Jan 31, Sin Chew Daily, Guang Ming Daily and Tow Boh Keong organised a "Miao Hui", which means "Chinese New Year temple fair" at the temple compound. Temple fairs are Chinese cultural gatherings traditioanlly held in or adjacent to temples, and held just before ... continue reading »

Nine Emperor Gods street procession Ipoh

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 also out of Perak, going through Ipoh's town centre, starting from and ending at Tow Boh Keong temple. In this post, I am just sharing a ... continue reading »

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