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Penang's Kek Lok Si Temple

Located on a hill in Air Itam, Kek Lok Si Temple (极乐寺) is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia.  The temple construction began in 1893 and till today, this sprawling temple complex is still being expanded. 657 more words

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What has Donald Duck in common with Buddhism?

Well, until now I would say – nothing. But if you ever happen to be in George Town, the capital city of Penang, go to… 37 more words

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Majestic temples in Penang

Our last day in Penang and it was a day reserve for temples visiting. Amazed there were so many different cultures temples in Penang. We went to the Kek Lok Si Temple, our coach driver took us half way up the hill and from here we can either walk uphill to the temple or take a Incline Lift up. 513 more words

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Kek Lok Si Temple of Ayer Itam, Penang

The Kek Lok Si Temple (simplified Chinese: 极乐寺; traditional Chinese: 極樂寺; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ki̍k-lo̍k-sī; Penang Hokkien for “Temple of Supreme Bliss” or “Temple of Sukhavati” or “Jile Si”) 1,389 more words

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WFB Penang pays courtesy call on Chief Abbot of Kek Lok Si Temple

World Fellowship of Buddhists (Penang Regional Centre) pays courtesy call on Chief Abbot of Kek Lok Si Temple

The Chairman and Committee Members of The World Fellowship of Buddhists (Penang Regional Centre) pays a courtesy call on the Chief Abbot Reverend Sin Kuang of Kek Lok Si Temple, Ayer Itam, Penang on this Sunday morning of January 3, 2016 at 11.30 am. 90 more words

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Penang 2015

The nerd and I planned a short getaway to Penang a few days after our finals to get some much needed down time after such a busy semester. 1,770 more words

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