My school excursion to the Chinese Buddhist Temple

Everything is very colorful at the Satya Dharma Temple

Everything is very colorful at the Satya Dharma Temple

Today was a special day as I visited the Satya Dharma Temple with my school.

I like this place very much

I like this place very much

We were brought there with a bus and since the place isn’t that far from school, the ride wasn’t long at all.

They even have a stage for presentations

They even have a stage for presentations

I really liked the whole place with all the colors.

Look at how elaborate the buildings are

Look at how elaborate the buildings are

They gave us a tour of the whole temple with all it’s buildings

That dragon looks very nice

That dragon looks very nice

The walls had very nice paintings on them.

We visited the whole place

We visited the whole place

Everywhere, there were decorations made from gold.

There weren't any prayers here

There weren’t any prayers here

As we had arrived quite early in the morning, we were alone.

The place was engulfed in a peaceful silence

The place was engulfed in a peaceful silence

The whole place was engulfed in a peaceful silence (at least until some of my school friends arrived..)

I like the incense they use

I like the incense they use

I particularly liked the smell of the incense sticks they used.

The temple staff is preparing everything

The temple staff is preparing everything

Later, we met some temple staff who were preparing the shrines for the visitors.

I'm waiting for my turn to burn the card

I’m waiting for my turn to burn the card

Then we were given a card which we should burn in a special fire.

It's an interesting ritual

It’s an interesting ritual

I waited patiently until it was my turn to throw the card into the fire.

That statue is very beautiful

That statue is very beautiful

The white statue was especially beautiful.

Did you know that I was born in the year of the chicken?

Did you know that I was born in the year of the chicken?

There were also small statues of all the Chinese Zodiac Animals. Did you know that I was born in the year of the chicken?

Others are born in the year of the horse

Others are born in the year of the horse

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