This Putuo Temple is the spiritual home of the Chinese travelling in East Malaysia. In a foreign country, it is really cordial to see Chinese temples. There are huge statues of Guanyin Bodhisattva in the temple. In front of the temple, there are fairies sculpted in white jade. The sculpture is very artistic, and it is indeed the image of Chinese ladies. Ten large Buddha statues including Guanyin Bodhisattva stand at the gate of the temple. The monastery is open twice a day to Buddhists to recite sutras. This Putuo Temple is the spiritual home of Chinese travelling in East Malaysia. It's really cordial to see Chinese temples in other countries. After entering, you can see the huge statue of Guanyin Bodhisattva. In front of the Mountain Gate of the temple, there are fairies sculpted in white jade. The sculpture is very artistic, and it is indeed the image of Chinese ladies. The building materials of the temples are all transported from China. All the blueprints are based on traditional Chinese temples, pavilions and pavilions, carved beams and painted buildings, which emit Chinese flavor everywhere. In front of Daxiong Palace, there are ferrets, white elephants separated mountain gates, and "multi-son Buddha", "Maitreya Buddha". Inside the palace, three great Buddhas are worshipped, and many good believers are incensed here.
Putuo Temple in the suburbs is donated by Sabah Chinese. Visitors can visit it free of charge. Yabe is not very big, so it's only a few minutes'drive from the city. It's about 10 ringgit by GRAB. Temples still cover a large area. There are gate, parking lot, front hall, middle hall, back hall, side hall, restaurant, lodging building, small garden, kindergarten (yes, kindergarten is not faulty, Chinese kindergarten attached to temple), Guanyin video and other buildings, the tour time is about 2H. Similar to domestic temples, the temple has many murals. Basically, the exterior walls are painted with a large number of murals, which are very beautiful. If you are not in a hurry, you can have a fasting meal in the temple. It's very pleasant to read Buddhist books and drink tea in the pavilion in the afternoon. The temple has free Buddhist books, newspapers and periodicals, self-help coin-operated beverage vending machines, and the bathroom is on the right side of the back hall staircase to the bottom and right side (next to the kindergarten).
Built by the local Chinese, they worship the Guanyin Bodhisattva. Chinese people account for 23 (%) in East Malaysia. They have traveled across the sea for nearly 100 years to make a living in the South China Sea. Putuo Temple is the spiritual home of Chinese people in East Malaysia. There is a huge statue of Guanyin Bodhisattva at the door.
Compared with the water mosque built by the Malay government, Putuo Mosque is funded by Chinese people, which makes it very difficult for Chinese people to go outside. In addition, almost all scenic spots charge for toilets, which are not accepted here, or we Chinese people are kind.
Then I went to a Buddhist temple here, Putuo Temple, where Guanyin Niang is different from other places. The pure bottles of Guanyin Niang in other places are placed normally, while here the bottle mouth is down, opposite the cemetery, which means Purdue to all living beings.
A Guanyin at the entrance of Putuo Temple is very conspicuous. There are few people in it. Only a few Chinese people are cleaning and cleaning. After visiting the temple with piety, they feel very quiet inside. When entering the room, you need slippers and kneeling mats.
There is also a temple built by the Chinese in Yabi, Putuo Temple, which is a quick glimpse. Compared with the group's journey, many people did not get out of the car, so they got out in a hurry with their friends, and made a small turn outside. It is quieter here than in China, with relatively few people. As soon as you enter the gate, there are lofty Guanyin statues on the right. Some of them were repaired when they went. They needed to take off their shoes to enter the temple. Because it was not convenient at that time, they only looked outside.
As a Ningbo native, I am quite familiar with Putuo Temple, and I believe that as a Chinese who knows something about Buddhism, we all know the existence of Putuo Temple. Therefore, there is such a Putuo Temple in Kota Kinabalu Doualan Road, Malaysia, so we can understand the religious beliefs of the local Chinese naturally. The temple covers an area not too large, but the basic Temple framework is complete, free of charge to the followers, access to the Daxiong Palace is required to take off shoes and barefoot, there is a row of tables in the front corridor of the Daguanlou Gate, with free access to Buddhist books.