Archive for the tag 'Buddhism'

Jul 07 2012

Thean Hou Temple

If temples aren't your thing, you'll still enjoy the view from Thean Hou

Thean Hou Temple sits on Robson Hill just off Jalan Syed Putra in Kuala Lumpur. One of the largest Chinese temples in Southeast Asia, it is also one of the most elaborately decorated and commands stunning views of the KL skyline. With four levels, there’s a whole lot to be discovered on Thean Hou’s beautiful … read the full post

Mar 29 2012

Wesak (Vesak) 2012 in Malaysia

Published by under Festivals

Malaysia is often described an Islamic country, but Muslims make up at most 60% of the population, which leaves a hefty 40% of people who practise a whole range of other religions, from animism to Zoroastrianism. The largest minority, comprising one in five Malaysians, are Buddhists, most of them ethnic Chinese. Although a majority of … read the full post