Dipankara Buddha

In Buddhism, there are three incarnations of the Buddha, namely Maitreya of the future, Gautama Buddha of the present and Dipankara Buddha of the past. Legend has it that Dipankara was enveloped in light at birth, thus the name Dipankara (lamp bearer).

Function

Bringing good fortune and keeping away bad fortune

Festival

22nd day of the 8th lunar month

Temple

Litt Shing Kung, Sheung Wan