2 Sep 2017
Thian Hock Keng marks the 7th Lunar Month, also known as the Ghost Festival, with Buddhist prayer rituals.
2 Sep 2017 (丁酉年农历七月十二): 9am – 4pm
In Buddhism, the 7th Lunar Month (Ghost Festival) is known as Yu Lan Pen (盂兰盆) which means “absolving one (the souls) from the sufferings”. Thian Hock Keng welcomes devotees for the Buddhist prayer ritual Ci Bei San Mei Shui Chan (慈悲三昧水忏法会) to pray for a smooth journey for their ancestors.