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Kek Lok Si Temple - Display of Lights
Title:
Kek Lok Si Temple - Display of Lights
When:
07.02.2010 - 14.03.2010 18.00 h - 22.00 h
Where:
Air Itam, Penang - Air Itam
Category:
events 2010

Description

Location: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam
Contact: 04-8283317
Organizer: Kek Lok Si Temple

Schedule:
Feb 7th - 7pm - Opening Ceremony
Feb 8th to Feb 12th - temple open to public 8.30am to 5.30pm only
Feb 13th to Feb 15th - temple will be light up from 7pm to 7am
Feb 16th to Feb 28th - temple will be light up from 7pm to midnight
Feb 29th to March 13th - temple will be light up from 7pm to 10pm


Voted as no. 4 "Must visit places in Penang" by VisitPenang website readers, this 119 years old Temple of Supreme Bliss is the focal point of Chinese New Year fesival for the Chinese community in Penang.

During the Chinese New Year celebration, thousands of devotees turned up for the annual lighting ceremony at Kek Lok Si Temple in Air Itam.
Starting from Chinese New Year, Kek Lok Si Temple will be light up every night at 7pm until midnight to symbolize peace, luck and prosperity.

Approximately 230,000 light bulbs and 10,000 lanterns light up the temple every night for 33 days in conjunction with Chinese New Year. Making this 120 year old temple one of Asia's most beautiful temple.

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The most oustanding scene is the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, it is over 35 metres in height and is reputed to be one of the largest pagodas in Malaysia. The glittering pagoda can be seen from from several kilometres away.

 

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The Kek Lok Si Temple (Penang Hokkien for "Temple of Supreme Bliss") is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island.

The temple is a focal point of festivals of the Chinese community in Penang. The Chinese New Year celebrations are particularly impressive: for 33 days following Chinese New Year, the temple remains open until late at night whilst thousands of lights turn the scenery into a sea of light.

 


 

极乐寺新春万佛光明灯吉祥大法会系列节目如下:

①农历己丑年十二月廿四日:下午7时恭请六和僧侣诵经,护法信众主持点燃吉祥灯大放光明。

②农历庚寅年正月初一至初三;晚上8时消灾普佛。

③农历庚寅年元宵:上午8时洒净,9时万佛吉祥法会开始。

④农历庚寅年正月十五日至廿八日:每日上午8时至下午4时万佛吉祥法会,下午4时祈福消灾补运,凡参加点灯会者请于上述日期下午3时30分,前往该寺出席补运,并请携带收据,方便工作。

⑤农历庚寅年正月廿八日,上午8时供佛斋天,由六和僧侣主持,下午5时起追思报恩法会。

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Air Itam, Penang
Venue:
Air Itam, Penang

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