Birthday of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guan Yin)
27 October 2018
Guan Yin is the Bodhisattva of Compassion. There are three different dates celebrated as her birthdays; when she was born, when she achieved enlightenment and when she became a nun. Devotees offer ping an light for health and peace. Thian Hock Keng celebrated her birthday with a prayer ritual and a traditional Nanyin performance was put up by Siong Leng Musical Association.