A woman offering her prayers to a Chinese Deity, Hougang, Singapore

A woman offering her prayers to a Chinese Deity, Hougang, Singapore
A woman offering her prayers to a Chinese Deity, Hougang, Singapore

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the “Bathing of the Buddha” ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the "Bathing of the Buddha" ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore
Interestingly such ritual is common in Hinduism. Vesak Day is also known as Buddha Purnima, a full moon day that marks birth, enlightenment and also death (Final Nirvana) of the Gautama Buddha. Also interesting to see a baby Buddha statue. Both Buddhists and non-Buddhists were performing this ritual.

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the “Bathing of the Buddha” ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore

Statues of Chinese Deities waiting to be picked for transport by movers, Jln Besar, Singapore

Statues of Chinese Deities waiting to be picked for transport by movers, Jln Besar, Singapore
These deities are for longevity (health) and fortune and they are moving.

Statues of Chinese Deities waiting to be picked for transport by movers, Jln Besar, Singapore

An old woman offering her prayers in front of the Sri Krishnan Temple at Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore

An old woman offering her prayers in front of the Sri Krishnan Temple at Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore
This Hindu temple is popular with local Chinese who also frequent and worship.

An old woman offering her prayers in front of the Sri Krishnan Temple at Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore

A small roadside shrine under the bamboo trees, Jalan Besar, Singapore

A small roadside shrine under the bamboo trees, Jalan Besar, Singapore
A small roadside shrine under the bamboo trees, Jalan Besar, Singapore

A woman burning incense sticks and joss papers to celebrate the Hungry Ghost (7th month) Festival, Jalan Besar, Singapore

A woman burning incense sticks and joss papers to celebrate the Hungry Ghost (7th month) Festival, Jalan Besar, Singapore
A woman burning incense sticks and joss papers to celebrate the Hungry Ghost (7th month) Festival, Jalan Besar, Singapore

Street vendors offering 7th month prayers after burning up bundles of joss paper, Jln Besar, Singapore

Street vendors offering 7th month prayers after burning up bundles of joss paper, Jln Besar, Singapore
Street vendors offering 7th month prayers after burning up bundles of joss paper.