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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 approved for Tow Boh Keong, which alternates annually with Ipoh Tong Tien Koon Temple in Pasir Pinji. Unlike past year's event, this was held in the ... continue reading »

Perak Hainan Association

This exposition, organised by the Perak Hainan Association (Youth Section), will be officiated by Deputy Finance Minister Yang Berhormat (The Honourable) Datuk Chua Tee Yong today at noon. Held over three days, it began yesterday, and wraps up on Sunday night at 9pm. I made a visit yesterday, and found it to be of modest scale, with ... continue reading »

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 »

Majlis Makan Malam Satu Malaysia

Attended the 1 Malaysia Dinner at Tow Boh Keong Hall in Ipoh recently. I understand that 1 Malaysia dinners are not uncommon, though this one was the largest, with a total guest count of 3600! It was organised by Kelab Penyokong Barisan Nasional Kinta (Kinta BN Supporters' Club). Never heard of this NGO before. I ... continue reading »

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