New year is not only for celebration, but also for reflection and prayer.Jefri Aries 25 Januari 2017 20:05
A worker wrapping incenses in preparation of Chinese New Year at Dharma Bhakti Temple in Petak Sembilan area, Glodok, West Jakarta, on Jan. 25, 2017.© 2017 brilio.net
Chinese New Year is coming and Chinese-Indonesians are busy preparing for the festivities. Vendors in Jakarta's Chinatown, Glodok, are open for business 24/7, while shopping malls are decorated in red ornaments and offer special sales for the season.
But Chinese New Year is not only about the festivities. It is also a time for reflection and prayers.
Dharma Bhakti Temple in Petak Sembilan area, Glodok, West Jakarta, has been preparing for the special occassion.
Here are some shots taken by our photographer, Jefri Aries.