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
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”.
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