Buddhist Pilgrimages in Malaysia
Malaysia lies on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo which are separated from each other by the South China Sea. It is located in the souheast Asia and is a federation of 13 states. The total area covered by Malaysia is 329, 847 sq km. The largest city, Kuala Lumpur also happens to be the capital city. The climate of the Malaysia is hot and humid throughout the year. The hilly areas are a bit cooler.
The people of the country follow four main religion. A majority of them are Muslims, others follow Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity. Buddhism happens to be the second largest religion of the country with around 23% of the toal population following it. Hence, all those of you intending to take up Buddhist tourism in the country can stay assured of learning a lot about the religion in Malaysia. A simple interaction with a Buddhist will prove tremendously rewarding experience. Also a number of destinations, temples and monasteries dot the land of Malaysia which will make up for an interesting visit.
This section on Malaysia provides all details that you require to plan and take a Buddhist trip to the country. There are information on important destinations, temples, monasteries and other Buddhist sites that you can visit during your Buddhist tour to the country. Information, like the ones on hotels, will only help to make your trip more convenient.
Amongst these famous Buddhist temples and monasteries are the Kong Meng San Pho Kark See Monastery, Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, Siong Lim Temple and Thian Hock Keng Temple.