Saturday, December 27, 2008

Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Malaysia’s oldest traditional Chinese temple

Our next stop is to Cheng Hoon Teng Temple located at Jalan Tokong. It is time to pray the God for the bless in passing the exam. The entrance See how crowded this temple is..
History time:
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple also known as Green Cloud Temple was constructed in 1673 and is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia. Its construction was dedicated to Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy and it is devoted equally to the three doctrines-Taoism, Confucianism and Chinese-Buddhism.
You need to buy the praying items as in top right pic. The first step is to light the candles. Then, is to burn the incense and pray to the Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. Remember to follow the steps. As usual, you can bring fruits and flowers for offerings.
Photobucket Next, is to burn the prayer items. Accordingly, the red colour portion must be put front and burned first. We got an expert to teach us. The memorial stone Photobucket Then, we go pray the God for study. Well, this is to show you that this place got washroom. Among the visitors Photobucket Group photos~ Photobucket The night view

1 comment:

~syh~ said...

hey, i m tian syh. u may not noe who m i. but i m doing a project , wic.. i need to study tis temple... like... wat material is used to built...concept of those design n so on... do u hav some more pic to share wif me... can u share wat u noe about tis temple to tis is my msn ... hope to hear u soon.

Related Posts with Thumbnails