Tianhou Temple, built in the middle and late 19th century, is one of the spiritual repositories of overseas Chinese in southern Vietnam. Since its completion, it has been renovated and expanded many times. Now we can see that it was renovated in 2006. This ancient building has a distinct Lingnan architectural style, simple and elegant shape, exquisite decoration of the palace, so it has been selected into the list of historical and cultural monuments in Vietnam. The Temple of the Queen of Heaven is dedicated to the sea goddess Mazu Niang, who is kind-looking and dignified. People often come to Tianhou Temple to burn incense and worship Buddha, praying for the protection of the gods. There are also exquisite murals and beautiful reliefs on the walls of the temple.
Tianhou Palace is actually a temple built by Vietnamese Chinese in the 19th century. It worships Mazu, the God of the sea, which was once the largest Huicheng Hall of Chinese in Ho Chi Minh City. In addition to Chinese tourists, there are also many Western tourists. People from different backgrounds are looking for their own feelings here. In this temple with Chinese Lingnan architectural style, we appreciate the colorful sculpture art of many people distributed on the roof and eaves, which contains the Chinese people's attachment to their homeland far away from their homeland. The main hall of Mazu worshipped with the plaque "The Virgin Mother of the Heavenly Queen" hangs high. The magnificent statue of Mazu is enshrined in the shrine, which is filled with incense on the table. From time to time, devout people or tourists bow down to worship it. In the spacious courtyard patio, there is a winding incense tower. The pilgrims pay for the incense and attach a red note of blessing. After the incense is ignited, the staff of the temple are responsible for hanging in mid-air. On the walls of the temple are stickers marked with the names of the people who donated money and money. Many Western tourists are also here to experience the ancient Eastern culture. Inside the main gate of the temple, there are "Avoidance" signs of Guangxu years. On the main gate, besides exquisite wood carvings, "Huicheng Guild Hall" huge plaques stand in the middle. Walking out of the gate and standing in the front yard, he saw a middle school next to him. The tour guide told us that this was the school he attended. It was built by Huicheng Guild Hall for the education of Chinese descendants at that time. Today, the school has also become a regular Vietnamese education-based campus. Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country, of which more than 89% are the Vietnamese (also known as the Jing nationality), the rest are Dai, Mang, Nong, Dai, Hermon (Miao), Yao, Zheng, Khmer and more than 50 ethnic groups, including the Han ethnic minority. At that time, many Chinese came to Vietnam and settled there. Of course, with the sino-Vietnamese relations at a low ebb, many Chinese Vietnamese left Vietnam one after another to settle in the western countries. At present, the proportion of Chinese in Vietnam's population has declined sharply, and many young Chinese can no longer speak Chinese.
Ba Thien Hau Temple is a Mazu Temple built by Vietnamese Chinese in the Chinese area of Ho Chi Minh City. It worships the sea god Mazu, which is revered by the southeast coastal people. It is the spiritual sustenance of many Chinese people. The small temples are really exquisite, and the pottery sculptures indoors and outdoors are lifelike, and they are all based on Chinese allusions. When you have time, you can come here to pray.
As soon as you enter the Tianhou Palace, you can see that the patio beside the hall is covered with a string of incense dishes. The breeze is gentle, the string of incense dishes sways with the wind, and the cigarettes are fluttering gently. At this moment, time drives people's thoughts into trance. Walking into the main hall, there are many dishes hanging high under the ceiling, and the circle-by-circle enlargement from top to bottom. On the side of the main hall, dish incense is being sold in hot weather. Visitors can write down their names on red paper, then paste them on the bottom of the incense, and then have someone hang the dish incense for you. High-hanging incense, light smoke curling carrying people's prayers and prayers all the way to the sky.
Tianhou Palace, located in the Chinese area of Saigon, is the belief center of the local Chinese people. As far as the building itself is concerned, it should be over a hundred years. In some places, because of old age and disrepair, they have left behind the traces of history forever. There is a hall in the palace, under the ceiling hanging a lot of "discus incense", circle by circle, from top to bottom circles of concentric circles, like a toy played in childhood. Here is a special place for travelers to come and go to Xiangfu. There is a special place for selling this "Panxiang" on the side of the hall. Visitors can write down the name of the person you want to wish on the red paper, and then paste it on the bottom of the incense. A special person hangs it up for you. Next to the hall is a patio, where the breeze blows in, and a string of dishes of incense waving in the wind and cigarettes curling. After a long time, the picture shows that Tianhou Palace is one of the largest, oldest and most historic and cultural monuments in Ho Chi Ming City, offering sacrifices to Mazu. Tianhou Palace, located in the Chinese area of Saigon, is the belief center of the local Chinese people. It has a history of more than 270 years.
Tianhou Palace in Ho Chi Minh City was built by Fujian people in China. It is a temple in the style of Chaozhou and southern Fujian, and worships Mazu. The interior decoration of Tianhou Palace is also very delicate. Even the pillars are carved. You can imagine how important it is to attach importance to the worship of Mazu.
Tianhou Palace is a Mazu Temple built by Chinese people in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. It has very strong incense.
The Kowloon Fengshui Wall opposite Tianhou Palace is separated by barbed wire. Chinese people in Vietnam should be relatively weak and painstakingly guard their pure land. There are also exquisite murals and beautiful reliefs on the walls of the temple. The roof of the main hall was hung with huge incense.
Most of the local Chinese come from Fujian and Guangdong, so there are more worshippers to the Empress of Heaven and Mazu. Tianhou Palace and Mazu Temple are the most in this area, which have the most incense. Tianhou Palace also originated in the coastal areas of Fujian.
Tianhou Palace is dedicated to Mazu, the Chinese sea goddess. It can take some great photos of the altar, because there are few people around it. Particular attention was paid to the delicate ceramic statues decorated with the roofs of the temples. Donate some money. Write your wish on a pink note and hang it on the wall of the temple. The amount of money you donate determines how long your wish will remain on the wall.