10 Aug 2019
Thian Hock Keng marks the 7th Lunar Month, also known as the Ghost Festival, with Buddhist prayer rituals.
10 Aug 2019 (己亥年农历七月初十): 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. Devotees can click here or scan the QR code to access the online registration to register for late relatives for the ritual. Online payment is also available.