Nine Emperor Gods festival in Malaysia

by Marilyn John October. 13, 2007 3400 views

The photos were taken at a temple in Ampang New Village, a settlement located about 10km away from Malaysia's city centre, Kuala Lumpur. The Nine Emperor Gods festival is a Chinese festival celebrating the return of the Nine Emperor spirits from heaven to earth and is held on the ninth day, in the ninth moon in the Chinese lunar calendar.

There's an interesting read written by Cheu Hock Thong entitled the Festival of the Nine Emperor Gods in Malaysia: Myth, Ritual and Symbol both in Adobe Acrobat version [] and HTML version []
















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Marilyn John 12 years ago

Thanks blackhawk1552

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Robel Narte 12 years, 3 months ago

Very nice post! Informative!

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Ajoeh 13 years, 9 months ago

Great set, beautiful color and nice expression.

13 years, 9 months ago Edited
Filippo 13 years, 10 months ago

I love your contry! so colorful! beautiful are a great photographer!

13 years, 10 months ago Edited
Jason 13 years, 11 months ago

Nice cultural set!

13 years, 11 months ago Edited
Pete 13 years, 11 months ago

Interesting, thanks for sharing

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