Friday, June 15, 2012

Skywatch Friday - Haw Par Villa - Journey to the West

These exhibits showcased statues from the famous novel of Journey to the West. The novel is a fictional story about a monk together wish his disciples, Sun Wukong (the monkey whose name means awakened to emptiness, Zhu Bajie (the pig whose name means eight precepts, Sha Wujing (meaning sandy). They have to overcome many obstancles and demons and spirits before arriving to the west to collect buddhist scriptures from the living buddha. You can read more from source.

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Alexander said...

Nice coverage. :) I went Haw Par Villa about a year ago and it was having some renovations. I guess it must be finish now.

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thomas said...

Interesting journey to the west.