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Community 12 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Shanghai scholars to speak on religion

THREE scholars from Shanghai University, China, who are currently on a study tour in Malaysia to learn about religious activities in the country, will share their experiences at a dialogue session in Penang on Sunday.

Community 11 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bigger celebration this year

THIS year's Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Penang will have a never before seen grand procession with over 20 floats.

Community 11 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Temple to celebrate Hindu festival

THE Kanthan Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Kanthan (north of Chemor), Perak, will celebrate the Hindu festival of Navarathri from tomorrow until Oct 22 with daily recitation of the Sanskrit text, I>Devi Mahatmyam/I>, which is the scriptural text for Navarathri.

Nation 10 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Hawkers set up vegetarian foods stalls for Nine Emperor Gods festival

Hawkers in Penang have started setting up stalls to sell vegetarian food for the Nine Emperor Gods festival (I>Kew Ong Yeah/I>), which starts Thursday.

Community 29 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

No cooking oil shortage

THERE will be no shortage of cooking oil for the Hari Raya, Nine Emperor Gods festival and Chinese New Year.

Community 03 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Street carnival marks festival

It was carnival-like in Kuantan on Saturday as 39 Chinese associations and temple committees joined forces to organise a colourful procession with floats in conjunction with the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.

Community 01 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Temple’s donation to home

THE Noordin Street Nine Emperor Gods temple in Pe-nang recently presented foodstuff worth RM500 to the Penang Cheshire Home.

Community 31 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Test of faith for devotees

THERE was silence as thousands of devotees who gathered at the Tow Boo Keong Temple in Kulim waited for nine mediums in a trance to ascend the 'blade hill'.

Nation 27 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Secret of Sam Wong Kong Temple’s tortoise buns

The tortoise-shaped buns sold at Sam Wong Kong Temple here during the Nine Emperor Gods festival are snapped up as soon as they come out of the steamer.

Community 23 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Temple’s holy ash highly sought after

B>PENANG:/BThe holy joss stick ash in the 164-year-old Tow Boe Keong Kew Ong Tai Tay here is highly sought after by si-milar temples in the region.