Hongkong, China

The Hongkong Sessions II – The Temples

published 15. Feb. 2016 | categories asia - hongkong - photography

Hongkong, China

First, there is only one way, to escape the bustle and acceleration from Hong Kong. Visiting the temples. And in fact, you will find the peace that is missing on the streets. The noise plays although a rather minor role, but the smoke of incense sticks are not to be despised.

It is the nature of the Chinese, so establish communication with the deceased. Wishes are written down in all shape and then burned. Incense coils burn for weeks and incense are infected in 50-pack. The resulting atmosphere has a single-digit percentage of oxygen. Woozy and absolutely high visitor steps on the road again.

Core of the teaching of Confucianism is actually a sober, modest way with a focus on what is important. In the temples you notice thereof not much. Flowers, fruits and figures of any kind stack up almost. The color scheme is as opulent. Dominated by the rich red and gold colors, there is almost any color in these places. Connected to the Räucherutensilien arises as an opulent picture of each temple.

During my visits I limit myself to the main temple. And even these give me the impression that here with the care of the dead communicate something like a meeting of those still alive. Probably it is also intended as such …

Hongkong, China

The Hongkong Sessions II – The Temples

Hongkong, China

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ManMo Temple
ManMo Temple
Colourful
Colourful
Into the red
Into the red
Starthilfe
Starthilfe
Wishes
Wishes
to
to
Konfuzius
Konfuzius
Smoky Ring
Smoky Ring
The Entrance
The Entrance
Ray of Light
Ray of Light
Say Cheese
Say Cheese
Strukturiert und nüchtern
Strukturiert und nüchtern
Opulent
Opulent
Überladen
Überladen
RoseRot
RoseRot
Überladen II
Überladen II
Glow of Saints
Glow of Saints
Stilleben
Stilleben
Der Stuhl
Der Stuhl
Up in the Air
Up in the Air
Kreise
Kreise
Eingangsgruß
Eingangsgruß
Räucherstäbchenstudie
Räucherstäbchenstudie
Golden Plate
Golden Plate
Begegnungsstätte
Begegnungsstätte
Sik Sik Yuen Temple
Sik Sik Yuen Temple
Sik Sik Yuen Temple
Sik Sik Yuen Temple
Kraft
Kraft
Leuchtend
Leuchtend
Dialog
Dialog
Shi Lin Nonnenkloster
Shi Lin Nonnenkloster
Der verlängerte Arm
Der verlängerte Arm
Das unübersetzte Schild
Das unübersetzte Schild
Tempel der 10.000 Buddhas
Tempel der 10.000 Buddhas
Pure
Pure
Colorful II
Colorful II
Miss Buddha
Miss Buddha
Die Reihe
Die Reihe
Weitsichtig
Weitsichtig
Aufgang zum 10.000 Buddha Temple
Aufgang zum 10.000 Buddha Temple

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