Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Lim Si Seang Kooi Tong, Penang ~ Part 1   Leave a comment


Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Lim Si Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

From Wikipedia:

Mazu (Goddess)

Mazu (traditional Chinese: 媽祖; simplified Chinese: 妈祖), also spelt Matsu and Ma-tsu, is the Chinese patron goddess who is said to protect seafarers, such as fishermen and sailors. The worship of Mazu began in the Song dynasty. Mazu is widely worshiped in the coastal regions of China, especially in Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Tianjin and Hainan. She is also worshiped in Taiwan and other places in East/Southeast Asia.
Her birthplace was Meizhou (湄州) in Putian County (莆田縣), Fujian Province. She was born in the year 960. Her family had the surname Lin (林). She had the name Lin Moniang (Chinese: 林默娘). She died on 4 October 987. After her death, she was remembered as a young lady in a red dress, who would forever roam over the seas.

Mazu's Birthday Celebration at Lim Si Seang Kooi Tong as Mazu is the Patron Goddess of the Surname Lim Clan.

Mazu’s Birthday Celebration at Lim Si Seang Kooi Tong as Mazu is the Patron Goddess of the Surname Lim Clan.

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

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Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

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Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

Mazu Birthday Celebrations at Seang Kooi Tong Lim Kongsi, Penang ~ Part 1

I am re-uploading all these smaller-sized photographs above due to my internet problem as I have mistakenly re-programme my Picasa settings. Apologies, folks. Latest, cannot reload as only photograph can be done while the rest – “HTTP Error”. So, the post remained as it is.

SP Lim

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