Nine Emperor Gods Festival

A Malaysian Chinese devotee take a rest before walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee take a rest before walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee Covering her face from the smoke during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee Covering her face from the smoke during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees prepare coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees prepare coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee burns charcoal during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee burns charcoal during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
alaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
alaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013.  The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
Malaysian Chinese devotees walk on a bed of hot coals during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee walk on during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Malaysian Chinese devotee walk on during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
Children Covering they face from the smoke during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
Children Covering they face from the smoke during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the Òemperor godsÓ who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Young Malaysian Chinese devotee take a part during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the “emperor gods” who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers Photo: Firdaus Latif
A Young Malaysian Chinese devotee take a part during the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Kuala Lumpur on October 13, 2013. The nine-day Taoist festival, believers welcome the “emperor gods” who they believe live amongst the stars, in order to bring good fortune, longevity and good health. Some devotees stay at a temple during the festival, which begins on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, where they consume vegetarian meals and recite continuous prayers
Photo: Firdaus Latif

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