10 November 2011

Kek Lok Si - Walk into serenity

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The tranquil, calm and blissful environs of Kek Lok Si Temple (literally meaning “The Temple of Supreme Bliss”) is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia. Traditional Chinese rituals and the teachings of Mahayana Buddhist that have carefully blended reflecting off the architecture of the temple, the glamour of artwork that adorn the premises and even in the daily activities around the sanctuary by worshippers and devotees. The main pagoda (also known as the pagoda of 10,000 Buddhas) of the temple majestically stands combining in architectural styles of Chinese and Thai designing, symbolizing the embrace the strength of both Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism.

The establishment is a sight to see, during the nights when the strength of light from a lamp illuminates the sacred grounds and the scents of joss sticks whisper through the air. Experience the beauty of Asia, its dynamic differences and vivid energy as you stay at a Penang hotel located in the vicinity. Among the selection Penang hotels available at affordable rates, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang offers exclusive amenities and warm Asian hospitality during your stay.