Lady Thien Hau Pagoda – Binh Duong

Lady Thien Hau Pagoda is located in Nguyen Du Road, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province. Also called Thien Hau Cung, Ba pagoda or Lady Thien Hau Buddhist temple, it is a worshiping site and religious place for the Chinese community in Vietnam.

The pagoda was built on Huong Chu Hien Canal, in the middle of the 19th century. In 1880, an additional back house was built. In 1925 the pagoda was moved to its current location.

Several deities are worshiped inside the pagoda, including Lares, Mon Quan Saint Mother Thien Hau, Bon Dau Cong Couple (Chinese General) and also Ngu Hanh Nuong Nuong (Five Lady Saint of the five basic element of eastern philosophy): Saint Kim (Metal), Moc (Wood), Thuy (Water), Hoa (Fire), Tho (Earth).

Every year on the 23rd day of the 3rd lunar month, which is the anniversary of the death of Lady Thien Hau, there is a ceremony at the pagoda. This ceremony attracts many Vietnamese pilgrims from all over the country.

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