Kek Lok Si

Kek Lok Si which literally means heavenly temple is a Buddhist Temple sitting on the Crane Mountain in Penang Island, Malaysia. It is capped by beautiful blue skies all year round, and it gets to dress up in bright red lanterns during the festive season of Chinese New Year. This is the main pagoda of the temple- its architecture is a blend of Burmese, Thai and Chinese flavors.


One of my favorite shots- the floating lanterns which happily adorn the perimeters.


Of sun-kissed leaves, lanterns, and egg white-clouds.


Statues of Holy Buddhas lining the wall. The construction of the temple was completed in 1905.


A rainbow colored-pineapple that screams Chinese New Year.


More lanterns and their shadows when the sun was at its peak.


Red lanterns raining juicy cherries on cars.


The bronze statue of the Goddess of Mercy, standing at 99 ft  is the tallest in the world.


A deity looking spirited and kingly.




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