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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple (馬來西亞佛光山) Jenjarom CNY 2015

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On the first day of Chinese (Lunar) New Year on February 19th, 2015, I visited the Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple in Jenjarom town in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. Here are some photos of this Buddhist temple.

Chinese New Year is the best time to visit the Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple. Every year they have a "Chinese New Year Lantern and Floral Festival".

Daytime - visit the flower garden
Nite time - enjoy the lights and lantern displays.
Period:14 Feb - 8 Mar 2015
Theme: Auspicious Beginings of Peace and Harmony
Opening hours: 10:00am - 10pm
Admission: FREE

Address: PT2297, Jalan Sg. Buaya, 42600 Jenjarom, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel:603-31911533

Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple (馬來西亞佛光山), Jenjarom CNY 2015”, a copyrighted post, was written for My Nice Garden blog by Autumn Belle @ http://www.mynicegarden.com/ on 26 Feb 2015

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The theme this year is "Auspicious Beginnings of Peace & Harmony". The celebrations period is from 14th Feb - 8th Mar 2015, from 10:00am - 10:00pm. For the programme of the daily activities, please click here or visit their website here or Facebook page here.

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Fo Guang Shan literally means "Mountain of Buddha's Light".

It is a centre for Buddhist teachings cum temple founded by Ven Master Hsing Yun (星雲大師) in 1967. The headquarters is in Kaoshiung, Taiwan.

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Huge butterflies, bees and dragonflies on a bed of annuals like celosia, mona lavender, pentas and cape honeysuckles.

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2015 is the Year of the Wood Goat/Sheep

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A 'bee' among colourful gerbera daisies.

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Gorgeous gerberas

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Food stalls selling vegetarian food, drinks and snacks.

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A sea of pink and red pentas.

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A "snail".

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Yellow cape honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis)

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The vegetable patch. 

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Choy Sum flowers.

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This year vegetables and herbs are planted as part of the floral display.

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Cat whiskers plants.

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Cabbages.

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Bachelor's button flower (Gomphrena globosa).

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Orange and red celosia.

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Buddha statue and water fountain.

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Radishes, lettuce and turmeric ginger plants.

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"Cherry blossoms".

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Lovely lanterns adorn the trees. At night it becomes a garden of fantasy.

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A fantasy walkway.

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Pink chrysanthemums.


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Pergola with bottle gourd and pumpkin plants.

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Walkway to Lumbini Garden

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Entrance to Lumbini Garden

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Inside Lumbini Garden, orchids are grown on the ground.

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Lovely willows leading to the bamboo garden and koi pond.

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Walkway with 18 statues of the 18 Arhats.

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Blue hydrangeas.

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Fantasy garden with lots of phalaenopsis orchids, hydrangeas, gerberas and animal statues.

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The wishing tree.

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Walkway of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac.

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Lanterns and cherry blossoms.

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Pink hydrangeas.

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A giant buddha with outstretch hands and a little buddha
Yellow, pink, red and orange kalanchoes.

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Medicine Buddha

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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 2015!

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