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Wayang for Hantu

The Ghost Festival is held during the seventh month of the Chinese calendar. It also falls at the same time as a full moon, the new season, the fall harvest, the peak of Buddhist monastic asceticism, the rebirth of ancestors, and the assembly of the local community.

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The Dragon of Kampong Sar Kong... Fire from within...

The dragon is made from straws from the padi (also known as Straw Dragon or 槄草龙). This Fire Dragon as part of its traditional temple event. The event starts with the temple members and devotees lighting the big joss sticks and stick them firmly onto the head, body and tail of the dragon. There was also the pearl ball which is also stuck with joss sticks.

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