Ritual I discover



This image is taken before sunset on the 3rd lunar day using a Sony Cyber-shot camera. Red color is a prominent color for temples as red represent luck.

You are now looking at the arch from the Cheng Wah Keong Temple in Kandang, Melaka.


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The tent is to shelter guests who attend the temples activities.

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This is the Wangkang Barge that is going to collect unwanted souls on the streets that it passes. 

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The dragons would clean the streets and the unwanted souls would be collected by the barge that follows from behind.


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This is Cheng Wah Keong Temple. The door of this temple is symbolic of its "mouth" and it is easy to recognise the two round-windows as its "eyes".

Where is its eyebrows ?

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It takes 2 persons for about 4 to 5 months to construct the barge.

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On the 4th lunar day of the first lunar month, a lecturer gave a good talk about Wangkang, the meaning of each structures of a temple and other related matters.

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Seated here is a lecturer from Taiwan who is well educated on the Wangkang and its history.

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Some of the guests listening to a talk about Wangkang by a Taiwanese lecturer.

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These are sedan chairs believed to transport the deities.

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One of the mediums who will guide anyone who want to walk across the fire.
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