Ancestral Tablet

Ancestral Tablet

Ancestral Tablet The Chinese have always attached great importance to the tradition of remembering and having gratitude for one’s heritage, and being attentive to the funerary rites of one’s parents. Reverence for ancestors can be said to be an integral belief of...
shuukatsu

shuukatsu

Shuukatsu / Translated by Colin Kuan   The term “shuukatsu” has become a popular buzzword in recent years. What then is “shuukatsu”? Shuukatsu originated from Japan. According to the United Nation’s 2019 Revision of World Population Prospects, the most important...
The guardian deity of tombs – Hou Tu

The guardian deity of tombs – Hou Tu

The guardian deity of tombs – Hou Tu Whenever you visit a cemetery during Qing Ming, have you ever noticed a small stone tablet with the characters “后土 (Hou Tu)” inscribed on it nearby the tombs of your ancestors? Before paying respects to our ancestors, we will...
Pre-planning: Sparing your loved ones from being exploited

Pre-planning: Sparing your loved ones from being exploited

Pre-planning: Sparing your loved ones from being exploited Whether you are prepared for it or not, when a loved one passes away, the emotional toll that grief exerts can be so overwhelming it leaves very little room for other considerations. The last thing that any...
Nirvana Ming Palace

Nirvana Ming Palace

Nirvana Ming Palace: A realm of tranquility where culture meets art Covering an area about 30,000 square feet, Nirvana Ming Palace is located at Nirvana Memorial Park (Shah Alam). The overall architectural style of Ming Palace is inspired by the designs of palaces...