About Kek Lok Si Temple
First To Review: Thai Pinoy P.
Dec 16, 2009
Kek Lok Si, or Temple of Supreme Bliss , is the largest and arguably the best known temple in Penang . It straddles a hillside overlooking the town of Ayer Itam and George Town beyond that. It is a temple that harmoniously blend Mahayana Buddhism with Taoist beliefs and other Chinese rituals, creating an amalgam that is uniquely its own. Since the olden days, the hills of Ayer Itam are regarded as important geomantically. Known as He San , or Crane Hill, they are recommended as a retreat for Taoist practitioners striving for immortality. The two star attractions of Kek Lok Si Temple are the Pagoda of 10,000 Buddhas and the giant bronze statue of Kuan Yin. The latest attraction at the Kek Lok Si Temple complex is the traveltips.com/goddess-of-mercy-pavilion_kek-lok-si-temple.htm" style="text-decoration: none;-Goddess of Mercy Pavilion , consecrated on 6 December, 2009,
Jun 25, 2008
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island. Mahayana Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole, both in the temple architecture and artwork as well as in the daily activities of worshippers.