Often vast, always mysterious, reclining Buddha statues sport enigmatic smiles. Our writer digs around and discovers the secrets of these dazzling figures. Strictly speaking, they should not exist. Reclining Buddha statues could be condemned as idolatry because the Buddha asked that no images be carved in his likeness. So, at first, after he slipped away, [...]
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Chan See Shu Yuen Temple (陈氏书院) is a finest example of southern Chinese architecture in Malaysia. The temple is built between 1897 and 1906 and some of its magnificent features are pottery-tiled roof and gables as well as specially crafted ceramics depicting mythological scenes . Several pillars supporting the temple bear images of warriors battling [...]
History reveals that the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple was first established in 1873. But it was meant as a private shrine of a Tamil family from southern India. After that it was rebuilt on its present site in 1885. Currently the temple has become Kuala Lumpur main Hindu temple and it plays an important role [...]
The Kek Lok Si temple at night is just as beautiful as it is during the day. I was up at the hill paying a visit to the well-known Kek Lok Si temple during Chinese New Year celebration. As Chinese New Year lasts 15 days, the visiting hours of the temple is extended to mid-night [...]
As far as I remember, the last time I visited the snake temple in Penang was when I was on a primary school trip to Penang island. I guess I have not been to this place for more than 10 years. Although I am now living in Penang, I still haven’t taken any initiative to [...]
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