The large and busy pagoda often filled with both worshippers and travelers undoubtedly is the Thien Hau Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. Also known as Chua Ba or the Lady’s Pagoda, the Thien Hau Pagoda is indeed one of the most popular and richly embellished pagodas found in the area.
Thien Hau represents virtues of filial piety and altruism while her most prominent attribute is her ability to go through the clouds over oceans. This unique gift then allows her to rescue many sailors in danger, which has granted her the reputation of being the protector of voyagers of the sea. [Read more…]