“Tang Kang” Prayer Ceremony at Tai Tay Yah Temple in Jelutong, Penang

Cheng Leong Keong better known as Tai Tay Yah Temple in Jelutong, Penang will be undergoing a major renovation to repair the roof and the temple.  Sai Kong Moh Eng was called in to say prayers for the Commencement of Work Ceremony (“Tang Kang”) at 12 noon on Friday, 15th May 2015.  This auspicious date and time have been chosen by Sai Kong Moh Eng.

Offerings for "Tang Kang" Ceremony for the renovation of Tai Tay Yah Temple in Jelutong.

Offerings for “Tang Kang” Prayer Ceremony for the renovation of Tai Tay Yah Temple in Jelutong.

Khoo Kay Hock putting joss-sticks in the urn at the commencement of the Prayer Ceremony.

Khoo Kay Hock putting joss-sticks in the urn at the commencement of the Prayer Ceremony.

Sai Kong Moh Eng seeking the blessing of Tai Tay Yah for the Trustees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang.

Sai Kong Moh Eng conducting the “Tang Kang” Prayer Ceremony.

Trustees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang at the "Tang Kang" Prayer Ceremony.

Trustees and Co-ordinator of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang at the “Tang Kang” Prayer Ceremony.

Mid-way during the Prayer Ceremony, Khoo Kay Hock pouring tea and wine into the cups.

Mid-way during the Prayer Ceremony, Khoo Kay Hock pouring tea and wine into the cups.

Pheng of Zhonghua Artistry starting the renovation work of Tai Tay Yah Temple.

Pheng of Zhonghua Artistry starting the renovation work of Tai Tay Yah Temple.

Pheng of Zhonghua Artistry with Trustees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang.

Pheng of Zhonghua Artistry with Trustees and C0-ordinator of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang.

Cheah Cheng Ean putting the talisman on the altar of Tai Tay Yah to bless the devotees who come to pray at Tai Tay Yah Temple.

Cheah Cheng Ean putting the talisman on the altar of Tai Tay Yah to bless all devotees who come to pray at Tai Tay Yah Temple.

"Kim Chuah" for burning after the "Tang Kang" Prayer Ceremony.

“Kim Chuah” for burning after the “Tang Kang” Prayer Ceremony.

Burning of "Kim Chuah" at the end of the "Tang Kang" Prayer Ceremony.

Burning of “Kim Chuah” at the end of the “Tang Kang” Prayer Ceremony.

David Yeoh, our Clerk of Works, with the Tristees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang.

David Yeoh, our Clerk of Works, with the Trustees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang and the Chairman of the Celebration Committee of Tai Tay Yah Temple.

Reporters taking notes.

Reporters taking notes while listening to the explanation of David Yeoh.

Devotee praying to Tai Tay Yah.

Devotee praying to Tai Tay Yah.

Group Photograph to commemorate this auspicious day.

Group Photograph to commemorate this auspicious day.

We welcome donations for this major renovation of Tai Tay Yah Temple, which will cost at least Rm500,000/- .  The proceeds from the sale of our book on The Story of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang will also go towards funding the renovation of Tai Tay Yah Temple.

 

 

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