Phuket Vegetarian Festival schedule update

PHUKET: With the Phuket Vegetarian Festival in full swing, Phuket’s Chinese temples are packed with worshipers wearing white from early morning until late at night, and the surrounding roads are lined with meat-free food stalls, strung with yellow garlands and red lanterns.

Below is the schedule of processions and other vegetarian festival related activities taking place at Phuket’s Chinese shrines and temples today and tomorrow.

The Vegetarian Festival is celebrated in Phuket from October 18 to October 26.

To see a map of Phuket’s Chinese shrines and temples click here.

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Thursday, October 22

Kathu Shrine

05.00 Worship of Gods

07.00 Street Procession to Patong Beach

18.00 Worship of Gods

20.00 Selection process to find servants for Priests in the next Vegetarian Festival

Jui Tui Shrine

Worship of Gods

Bang Neow Shrine

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Seven Stars Worship

Ban Tha Rue Shrine

07.30 Street Procession in Phuket Town

Sui Boon Tong Shrine

20.00 Worship of Gods

24.00 Propitiation of Gods

Lim Hu Tai Su Shrine

05.00 Worship of Gods

15.09 Food Offering to Warriors

18.00 Worship of Gods

Cherng Thalay Shrine

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

20.09 Seven Stars Worship

23.00 Worship of Gods

Yokkekeng Shrine

07.30/20.00 Worship of Gods

Sapam Shrine

19.00 Street Procession in Sapam Village

Bangkoo Shrine

20.30 Worship of Gods

Jang Ong Shrine

06.30 Street Procession in Sapam Village

15.45 Worship of Gods

Tae Gun Tai Tae Shrine

07.15 Street Procession in Pasak Village and Ban Don Market

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Worship of Gods

Gim Tsu Ong Shrine

20.00 Worship and of Gods

21.45 Seven Stars Worship

Choor Su Gong Naka Shrine

07.09 Street Procession in Wichit Municipality Area

Friday, October 23, 2009

Kathu Shrine

05.00 Worship of Gods

16.00 Food Offering to Warriors

18.00 Worship of Gods

Jui Tui Shrine

09.30 Spirit Propitiation of Past Participants of the Vegetarian Festival.

15.09 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Fire Walking at Saphan Hin Park

Bang Neow Shrine

06.00 Street Procession in Phuket Town

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

Ban Tha Rue Shrine

17.00 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Fire Walking

Sui Boon Tong Shrine

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

19.00 Worship of Gods

21.00 Fire Walking

Lim Hu Tai Su Shrine

05.00 Worship of Gods

15.09 Food Offering to Warriors

18.00 Worship of Gods

Cherng Thalay Shrine

05.30 Worship of Gods

07.30 Street Procession in Thalang District

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

19.30 Worship of Gods

21.30 Random Selection to Find Servants to Priests in the Next Vegetarian Festival

Yokkekeng Shrine

07.30 Worship of Gods

15.30 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Fire Walking

Sapam Shrine

15.45 Food Offering to Warriors

21.00 Fire Walking

Bangkoo Shrine

16.00 Food Offering to Warriors

18.00 Worship of Gods

19.45 Seven Stars bladed-Ladder Climbing

Jang Ong Shrine

15.45 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Fire Walking

Tae Gun Tai Tae Shrine

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

19.00 Worship of Gods

Gim Tsu Ong Shrine

08.45 Street Procession in Mai Khao Village

15.00 Food Offering to Warriors

20.00 Worship of Gods

Choor Su Gong Naka Shrine

09.30 Spirit Propitiation of Past Participants of the Vegetarian Festival

16.45 Food Offering to Warriors

— Gazette Reporters

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