HomeBlogs Hok Yoe Kiong Temple Nganjuk is a part of East Java regency. Nganjuk is also the central
town between East Java and Mid Java, it is been known as "Windy Town".
was half century ago, the Chinese people in this town was Kong Hu Cu.
unfortunately, there were not such appropriate temple to go to. The
only thing left was the altar for The Honor of Kongco Tik Tjoen Ong,
which was in China Gathering Hall, today's known as Dr. Soetomo Street,
Nganjuk. Even though the condition of the temple was inappropriate, the
Parish was large enough.
Mr. Soen Boen Lee is one of the
parishes who always come to pray to the temple. Since he is praying at
the temple he feels many graces come into his life, and he feels so
blessed and much more prosperity come into his business. Those facts
makes The Honor of Kongco Kong Tik Tjoen Ong largely become more famous
and attract many more people to come, both from outside or inside the
town. This hilarious cannot stay any longer for the temple is not
enough to hold the people.
The main existence of the temple is a
place to pray and put the statue which symbolizing the Man who’s having
great influence for the people indeed. Moreover, it having purpose to
memorize the contributions from those Man, in order to be good example
for the people nowadays.
The People who come to the temple is
consist of some religion, that is why this temple been called as Tri
Darma "Hok Yoe Kiong" Sukomoro- Nganjuk. The uniqueness from this
temple, where it can't be found from any other temple, there is a pile
of earth about 1 meter in one of the room. It been said that the pile
was refers to the ant, on the altar written "Ya Ong" or "King of Ant".
Yoe Kiong in Sukomoro, Nganjuk, is not big enough, but it builds on the
road margin near with the train station, beside the Sukomoro district
office and traditional market, where is the central of Nganjuk Onion.
The visitors who come to this temple is not only from local area, but
it also come from outside town, especially Surabaya. This thing makes
the founder of this temple, Soen Boen Lee and the family feels so
happy. Nowadays, the management for this temple is not only come from
Tri Darma, but also come from Moslem, Catholic and Christian. They are
invited to join in order to maintain this temple. The leader of this
temple nowadays is Mr. Teguh who’s got the honor from the people until
the temple shown its movement. Socially, this temple has also taking
apart in Leong art and Barong Sai, which use the player from local
inhabitant. Moreover about sport, in every Sunday morning there are
always Early Exercise on the temple for the people around Sukomoro and