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Cheng Chooi Keong-Batu Maung / 清水宮-峇都茅

Cheng Chooi Keong-Batu Maung / 清水宮-峇都茅.

Location:- Batu Maung, Penang / 峇都茅, 檳城州.

Pinyin:- Qing Shui Gong aka Rumah Berhala Cheng Chooi Keong.

Visiting a new development in this area brought me to this temple with a huge Pai Lou / 牌樓 that is located along the road up. At first glance, this place looks fairy new to me. Its roof is decorated with beautiful murals of deities and dragons along with a pair of stone lions guarding the temple. A little shrine on the corner is build devoted to the worship of its Na To Gong / 嗱督公.

Cheng Chooi Keong-Batu Maung / 清水宮-峇都茅

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Upon arrival, we were greeted by the temple caretaker Mr Liang. It was thankful that he was available to provide precious information about this place. It was told that the old temple is located not far from here and it was establish on the 16th day of the 1st moon in 1972.

This temple was only relocated here in 2012 as the land where the old temple sits was acquire for developments. Pointing to a framed up drawing, he further elaborated that the design of this new premise was build like the previous temple.

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On the main altar, its main patron deity Qing Shui Zu Shi / 清水祖師 sits grandly on it along with another smaller statue of the same deity that was brought over from china more than 100 years ago. Other deities worshipped on this altar includes Fu De Zheng Shen / 福德正神 Aka Da Bo Gong / 大伯公, Cai Shen Ye / 財神爺, Guan Yin Pu Sa / 觀音菩薩, Guan Sheng Da Di / 關聖大帝, Tian Hou Niang Niang / 天后娘娘 along with Qian Li Yan / 千里眼 and Shun Feng Er / 順風耳.

In an adjoining hall, an altar dedicated to the worship of Xiong Di Gong / 兄弟公 is housed here. Also known as “Good Brother / Hou Xiong Di / 好兄弟” or Hou Men Gong / 後門神, they are the wandering souls or spirits whom is known to bless its worshipers with business and lottery lucks.

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Location Map / 神廟地圖

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Cheng Chooi Keong-Batu Maung / 清水宮-峇都茅 – My Time – – A web blog cataloging chinese temples in malaysia / 記錄馬來西亞廟宇文化.

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