Hungry Ghost Festival by Muhammad Sulaiman

The Ghost Festival, also known as the Hungry Ghost FestivalZhongyuan Festival or Yulan Festival is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in Asian countries. According to the Chinese calendar, the Ghost Festival is on the 15th night of the seventh month (14th in southern China).

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotee sets fire to a paper-statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’, or Guardian God of Ghosts, to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The festival, celebrated in the seventh lunar month of the lunar new year calendar among communities in southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, marks the belief that the ‘Gates of Hell’ are opened to let out the hungry ghosts who then wander in the land of the living while foraging for food. During the festival, food offerings are made while paper money and joss sticks are burnt outside homes to keep the spirits of dead ancestors happy and to bring good luck.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:500 | APERTURE: 4.34 (f/4.5)|Focal Length: 35.00 Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/125s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotee sets fire to a paper-statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’, or Guardian God of Ghosts, to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The festival, celebrated in the seventh lunar month of the lunar new year calendar among communities in southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, marks the belief that the ‘Gates of Hell’ are opened to let out the hungry ghosts who then wander in the land of the living while foraging for food. During the festival, food offerings are made while paper money and joss sticks are burnt outside homes to keep the spirits of dead ancestors happy and to bring good luck.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:500 | APERTURE: 4.34 (f/4.5)|Focal Length: 35.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/125s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese take a part in Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in Asian countries. In the Chinese calendar the festival is on the 15th night of the seventh month. The occasion is marked by rituals to transmute and absolve the sufferings of the deceased. Activities involve ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, toss paper and spirit paper money for the visiting should of the deceased.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:1600 | APERTURE: 2.00 (f/2.0)|Focal Length: 50.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/125s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotee sets fire to a paper-statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’, or Guardian God of Ghosts, to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The festival, celebrated in the seventh lunar month of the lunar new year calendar among communities in southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, marks the belief that the ‘Gates of Hell’ are opened to let out the hungry ghosts who then wander in the land of the living while foraging for food. During the festival, food offerings are made while paper money and joss sticks are burnt outside homes to keep the spirits of dead ancestors happy and to bring good luck.

NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:1000 | APERTURE: 4.97 (f/5.6)|Focal Length: 17.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/125s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotee sets fire to a paper-statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’, or Guardian God of Ghosts, to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The festival, celebrated in the seventh lunar month of the lunar new year calendar among communities in southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, marks the belief that the ‘Gates of Hell’ are opened to let out the hungry ghosts who then wander in the land of the living while foraging for food. During the festival, food offerings are made while paper money and joss sticks are burnt outside homes to keep the spirits of dead ancestors happy and to bring good luck.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:1250 | APERTURE: 2.00 (f/2.0)|Focal Length: 50.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/160s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotee sets fire to a paper-statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’, or Guardian God of Ghosts, to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The festival, celebrated in the seventh lunar month of the lunar new year calendar among communities in southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, marks the belief that the ‘Gates of Hell’ are opened to let out the hungry ghosts who then wander in the land of the living while foraging for food. During the festival, food offerings are made while paper money and joss sticks are burnt outside homes to keep the spirits of dead ancestors happy and to bring good luck.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:2000 | APERTURE: 4.34 (f/4.5)|Focal Length: 17.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/100s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese throw fake money to honor their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. During the festival, Chinese perform ritual prayers so that the spirit-soul of their ancestors will go to heaven. According to tradition, ghosts and spirits are believed to come out from hell to visit earth during the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar called the Ghost Month.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:2000 | APERTURE: 3.36 (f/3.2)|Focal Length: 21.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/60s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotee sets fire to a paper-statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’, or Guardian God of Ghosts, to mark the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The festival, celebrated in the seventh lunar month of the lunar new year calendar among communities in southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, marks the belief that the ‘Gates of Hell’ are opened to let out the hungry ghosts who then wander in the land of the living while foraging for food. During the festival, food offerings are made while paper money and joss sticks are burnt outside homes to keep the spirits of dead ancestors happy and to bring good luck.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:2000 | APERTURE: 2.97 (f/2.8)|Focal Length: 17.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/605s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese throw fake money to honor their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. During the festival, Chinese perform ritual prayers so that the spirit-soul of their ancestors will go to heaven. According to tradition, ghosts and spirits are believed to come out from hell to visit earth during the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar called the Ghost Month.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:1600 | APERTURE: 2.64 (f/2.5)|Focal Length: 35.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/60s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL
SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese take a part in Hungr

y Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in Asian countries. In the Chinese calendar the festival is on the 15th night of the seventh month. The occasion is marked by rituals to transmute and absolve the sufferings of the deceased. Activities involve ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, toss paper and spirit paper money for the visiting should of the deceased.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:800 | APERTURE: 3.44 (f/3.3)|Focal Length: 23.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/40s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese take a part in Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in Asian countries. In the Chinese calendar the festival is on the 15th night of the seventh month. The occasion is marked by rituals to transmute and absolve the sufferings of the deceased. Activities involve ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, toss paper and spirit paper money for the visiting should of the deceased.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:1000 | APERTURE: 2.00 (f/2.0)|Focal Length: 50.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/125s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese throw fake money to honor their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. During the festival, Chinese perform ritual prayers so that the spirit-soul of their ancestors will go to heaven. According to tradition, ghosts and spirits are believed to come out from hell to visit earth during the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar called the Ghost Month.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:2000 | APERTURE: 2.64 (f/2.5)|Focal Length: 35.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/60s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese throw fake money to honor their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. During the festival, Chinese perform ritual prayers so that the spirit-soul of their ancestors will go to heaven. According to tradition, ghosts and spirits are believed to come out from hell to visit earth during the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar called the Ghost Month.

NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:1600 | APERTURE: 2.97 (f/2.8)|Focal Length: 17.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/60s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese throw fake money to honor their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. During the festival, Chinese perform ritual prayers so that the spirit-soul of their ancestors will go to heaven. According to tradition, ghosts and spirits are believed to come out from hell to visit earth during the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar called the Ghost Month.

NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:2500 | APERTURE: 2.00 (f/2.0)|Focal Length: 35.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/125s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese throw fake money to honor their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. During the festival, Chinese perform ritual prayers so that the spirit-soul of their ancestors will go to heaven. According to tradition, ghosts and spirits are believed to come out from hell to visit earth during the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar called the Ghost Month.
NIKON D750 | ISO SPEED:2000 | APERTURE: 4.34 (f/4.5)|Focal Length: 17.00
Exposure Program: Manual | Exposure Time: 1/40s

HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

SHAH ALAM 14 SEPTEMBER 2017. An ethnic Malaysian-Chinese take a part in Hungry Ghost Festival at Kampung Pandan, Klang. The Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in Asian countries. In the Chinese calendar the festival is on the 15th night of the seventh month. The occasion is marked by rituals to transmute and absolve the sufferings of the deceased. Activities involve ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, toss paper and spirit paper money for the visiting should of the deceased.

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