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  1. 1. PLACES OF WORSHIP – KUALA LAMPUR -Trevor NJC Hoareau – 0308914 – -Culture & Civilizations – FNBE Sept ’12 -
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION Kuala Lampur is the capital city of Malaysia. It is quite a busy place, filled with all types of activities of a progressing culture. Culture involves different things, for example the Food culture of place, the way of living, religion and a few more. In this book, a few of the remarkable religious places have been photographed for their architectural appeal. And since religion knows no boundaries of race or origin, the photographs in this book are presented under a black and white theme, this way, the layout and design of the buildings can be better appreciated.4 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
  5. 5. Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God – Albert EinsteinPLACES OF WORSHIP - KL 5
  6. 6. The jewel of KLCC park, Asy-Syakirin translates to ‘the people of the grateful’ 6 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
  7. 7. Interesting pillar designs, gives the visual of never-ending archwaysPLACES OF WORSHIP - KL 7
  9. 9. You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself - Swami VivekanandaPLACES OF WORSHIP - KL 9
  10. 10. Following the traditional temple designs, this one is just as impressive as any other. Yet, simple.10 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
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  12. 12. The dragon is forever embedded in the Chinese culture12 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
  13. 13. Chinese scriptures and ornamentations can be seen all over this temple 13PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
  14. 14. Furnace used to light incense sticks and other Statue of Taoist God of War, Guan Di, found at the paraphernalia entrance14 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
  15. 15. Each of the world religions has its own particular genius, its own special insight into the nature and requirements of compassion, and has something unique to teach us – Karen ArmstrongPLACES OF WORSHIP 15
  16. 16. The Shikhara or tower/crown of the temple, has many statuettes of the different idols worshipped at thistemple 16 PLACES OF WORSHIP
  17. 17. The windowless Garbha-griha or womb-house of the templePLACES OF WORSHIP 17
  18. 18. Hindu temples always usually have religious related art embedded into the temple. 18 PLACES OF WORSHIP
  19. 19. Amazing detailing : statuettes depicting many religious idols.PLACES OF WORSHIP 19
  20. 20. The idol is guarded by two statues (on left) On the right we see a framed statuette at the main entrance.20 PLACES OF WORSHIP
  21. 21. The way is not in the sky, the way is in the heart - BuddhaPLACES OF WORSHIP 21
  22. 22. Church bell Side entrance 22 PLACES OF WORSHIP
  23. 23. Unique column designs, the base of the columns are larger than the top, their structure adds to the beauty of the buildingPLACES OF WORSHIP 23
  24. 24. Built since 1894, quite a pleasant design. 24 PLACES OF WORSHIP
  25. 25. Although renovations have brought new technology, AC units for the offices, the overall layout has beengenerally preserved,PLACES OF WORSHIP 25
  26. 26. Chapel found at the back, with garden and fountain 26 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
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  29. 29. There is no god higher than Truth – Mahatma GandhiPLACES OF WORSHIP - KL 29
  30. 30. Symmetrical properties, above main entrance 30 PLACES OF WORSHIP - KL
  31. 31. Altar of Mary, The Virgin MotherPLACES OF WORSHIP - KL 31
  32. 32. Main hall. Beautifully arched high ceilings and tall windows32 PLACES OF WORSHIP -KL
  33. 33. On left. The sunlight seeps through the painted windows illuminating images of Jesus Christ Above. Flowery designs above the louvered-window frames. Amazing precise pattern repetition.PLACES OF WORSHIP 33
  34. 34. Masjid Asy-Syakirin St. Mary’s St. John’s Guandi Sri Mahamariamman34 PLACES OF WORSHIP
  35. 35. Photo book memoir of certain religious places around the KLCC area. Out of 9places visited, the author has chosen to show the five most appealing to him -mem·oir- /ˈmemˌwär/ Noun 1. A historical account or biography written from personal knowledge.2. An autobiography or a written account of ones memory of certain events or people. © copyright THNJC1404™