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2 edition of Kek Lok Si = found in the catalog.

Kek Lok Si =

Choon San Wong

Kek Lok Si =

Temple of Paradise : Chi lo ssu hsin chih

by Choon San Wong

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Published by Malaysian Sociological Research Institute in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kek Lok Si (Penang, Malaysia),
  • Temples -- Malaysia -- Penang.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTemple of Paradise., Chi lo ssu hsin chih.
    StatementC.S. Wong.
    ContributionsMalaysian Sociological Research Institute, Ltd.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19117202M

      The grounds of the Kek Lok Si temple are a beautiful and tranquil array of flowers and grand trees giving shade to those who walk along the garden paths here. There are also many ponds that are said to be sacred here and one such pond that is a must see when in the temple is the Sacred Turtle pond which is believed to be a symbol of strength. Ji le si zhi (Book) Most widely held works by Kek Lok Si The origin, rules and regulations of the Kek Lok Monastery, Ayer Itam, Penang by Kek Lok Monastery (Book) 1 edition published.

    Kek Lok Si Temple, also known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss or the Temple of Paradise, was built over a 40 year period from It is a complex city of small temples that offer a peaceful respite from the Malay sun. Construction never ceased on Kek Lok Si. The most iconic part of the temple - the Pagoda of 10, Buddhas - was not constructed until The foot-tall statue of Kuan Yin, Goddess of Mercy, was added to the temple in Construction of an elaborate shelter around the statue continues even today, funded by the Malaysian Chinese : Gregory Rodgers.

    The tour guide was very informative and showed us the Penang hill and the Kek lok si temple. He also took us to a shop with authentic tea and coffee and chocolates made exclusively in Malaysia. it's worth a visit. and the views from Penang hill were spectacular. If you are in Penang plz do not miss this tour/5().   Go up Kek Lok Si Pagoda. Though a later addition to the temple complex, the almost feet-high (metre) pagoda, nicknamed Kek Lok Si Pagoda, is the prime attraction at this temple complex and an icon of rs can admire the beautiful Thai, Burmese and Chinese architectural influences of the pagoda from outside or pay a small fee to go up seven levels - all the Author: Isha Mehta.


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Kek Lok Si is both carved into the rock face as well as perched atop the slopes of Air Itam. The main attraction here is the impressive pagoda of Rama VI and at the centre of the complex, the seven-storey, metre high tower is acknowledged as the ‘face’ of Kek Lok Si. Built since the yearKek Lok Si Temple situated in the island of Penang, Malaysia, is one of the largest and finest temples complexes in Southeast Asia.

With millions of magnificent images of Buddha and hundreds of beautiful meaningful carvings, sculptures and murals in the interior and exterior of the temple halls, pagodas and archways. We recommend booking Kek Lok Si Temple tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 96 Kek Lok Si Temple tours on Tripadvisor4/5(K). Kek Lok Si Temple Penang 槟城鹤山極樂寺, Pinang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. 6, likes 5 talking about this.

Kek Lok Si = book Buddhism TempleFollowers: K. Things to do near Kek Lok Si Temple on Tripadvisor: See 51 reviews and 5, candid photos of things to do near Kek Lok Si Temple in Air Itam, Penang. Many people who visit Kek Lok Si, also take the opportunity to visit Penang Hill during the same day trip, as the Funicular Railway that takes you to the top, also starts from Air Itam.

The easiest way to get to from Kek Lok Si to Penang Hill lower station is to take a short bus trip (Bus number ) from the main road at the temples lower. The Kek Lok Si Pagoda is interesting because of how it was built.

The base of the pagoda was built in a Chinese style, the center is Thai, and the top is Burmese. So there are three sections of culture and history within the pagoda, and you can really see the difference both inside and.

Visit Kek Lok Si Temple, the largest Buddhist complex in Malaysia. Established at its hilltop location inthe temple harmoniously combines architectural influences from across the region. Its main feature remains the impressive seven-story pagoda and alabaster and bronze statues of on: L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, Air Itam, Penang Island Malaysia.

Kek Lok Si Temple. Temple Entrance and Tortoise Liberation Pond Kekloksi located at the sprawling Crane hill in town down Ayer Itam, and the entrance into the temple sit just next to the Sungai Air Itam.

It start with an ascending walking pathway, with stalls selling souveniors, trinkets and local products on both sides of the pathway.

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Our goal is simple. Kek Lok Si temple acts as a central point for festivals of Chinese communities in Penang. The major festival is the Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) and is celebrated in an elaborate manner. The temple remains open till late for 30 days after the New Year and there is a plethora of lanterns which represent the donations of the devotees and lights which add to the festive decoration.

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How to get to Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang. (a) One can easily reach the Gurney by travelling through Rapid Buses,U (b) Take a.

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Kek Lok Si Temple. To get to Kek Lok Si Temple from George Town, take the or bus from KOMTAR bus terminal. The fare is RM 2 each way and takes about 30 minutes. It’s the last stop on the line so the driver will advise you to get off at the end of Jalan Pasar.

From there, it’s a short walk uphill to the temple. Kek Lok Si Temple is located in Air Itam on the island of Penang in Malaysia. It is apparently the biggest Buddhist temple in South East Asia although to be fair its more like a huge interconnected set of temples.

Kok Lek Si has a temple of Buddhas. Walking in there you can see why they call it this. Kek Lok Si, Penang, Malaysia. K likes. The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang facing the sea and commanding an Location: Penang, Malaysia. Kek Lok Si Vegetalian. If you’re a vegetarian, then Kek Lok Si Vegetalian is the perfect place for you.

Serving tasty and healthy veggie dishes, it will surely satisfy your taste buds. It’s only a short walk from the temple, so if you feel like you’re not up. Half-Day Penang Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour. $ and up. Details. Half Day Penang Hill and the Kek Lok Si Temple.

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Details. Jln Location: Jln Balik Pulau, Air Itam, Air Itam & Penang Hill. Book the Check Inn Kek Lok Si Ayer Itam - Stay at this guesthouse in George Town. Enjoy air conditioning, TV in a common area, and a water dispenser. Popular attractions Penang Hill and KOMTAR are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for Check Inn Kek Lok Si Ayer Itam along with the latest prices and availability – book on: m Jalan Paya Terubong, Pulau Pinang.

Kek Lok Si is open to the public from AM - PM. Arriving at AM almost on the dot, I had the temple to myself albeit a couple having a chat on a bench in the garden near the entrance.

By AM, I heard the foot steps of tourists clambering up the stairs of the top pagoda.Mail to Yayasan Kek Lok Si, Kek Lok Si Temple, Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang with the words “REF: YKLS” clearly written on the top left corner of the envelope. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Applicants will be notified of the status of their application in mid-July A great place at Kek Lok Si, perfect if you are visiting the temple and need to grab some yummy food! The menu is very large with lots of Chinese options using faux meat. This place is one of the more unique vegetarian restaurants on the island and worth a visit.

However, prices are a bit high.4/5(12).