Ancient Eastern Wisdom

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Tour Number

Activity Level

24182


Categories

Local Experience, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Thai (conversational), Tamil (basic), Malay (fluent), English (fluent)

Buddhism, Taoism/Confucianism & Hinduism - Private Tour


Immersed yourselves in the culture, art and philosophy of Eastern wisdom, awareness of the unity and mutual interrelation of all things and events, the experience of all phenomena in the universe as manifestations of a basic oneness. All things are seen as interdependent and inseparable parts of this cosmic whole; as different manifestations of the same ultimate reality.

Itinerary

Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple is the only authentic-design Thai temple in Kuala Lumpur. Established in 1956 when then Malaya was on the verge of gaining independence, the temple was also to reflect the status of Buddhism as one of the major religions in the country, and also serve as a symbol of the long standing close relationship that existed between Thailand and Malaya.

Thean Hou Temple is dedicated to Goddess Thean Hou (The Heavenly Mother) with elements of Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism combined modern architectural techniques and authentic traditional design featuring imposing pillars, spectacular roofs, ornate carvings, intricate embellishments and beautifully decorated by dragon-inspired columns and immaculate rooftops.

Batu Caves Temple limestone cave discovered in 1892 and a sacred place for Malaysian Hindu's with the main shrine lodged in a cave (100m long, 40m wide and 100m high (272 steps) above ground dedicated to Lord Murugan (World's tallest statue of Karthikeyan 42. 7m high statue).

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotels in Kuala Lumpur/Petaling Jaya.

End location: Hotels in Kuala Lumpur/Petaling Jaya.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Passenger van - clean, comfortable and air-conditioned.

What’s Included

Return road transportation to all tour sites inclusive interpretive tour guide, driver and vehicle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 Ringgit Malaysia - per person/day for souvenir, meals, snacks, drinking water...

Entrance fee (where applicable)

What’s Extra

Please click 'ask a question' to contact me for;
- Above 3 passengers
- Customise tours to your desired sites
- Pick/drop-off point from Kuala Lumpur Airport or Cruise Terminal

Wear comfortable clothes, walking shoes, hat/cap and umbrella/raincoat.

A Recent Review of this tour

We did the religion tour with Ben and thought it was excellent. Ben is very passionate about all the different religions and did an amazing job at the Batu Caves giving us information including geological information as well as the history of the religions . You will not regret booking the tour with Ben.
Susan Begyn

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