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Lek from Lek massage tells us about the New Year celebrations at the Chinese Temple on Koh Phangan
Every year there is a celebration at the temple to celebrate the Chinese new year which is very special to the Chinese community of Koh Phangan.
All of the Chinese residents are invited along with the people of Koh Phangan, anyone can get involved!
The chairman is present and there are certain rituals done along with performances with fire. People walk on the fire to release karma.
This year is the year of the monkey which has a special meaning, in Chinese history it concerns the Chinese Buddha, the monkey celebrates the people who brought the buddha’s teachings to China and those who protects them.
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