Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Kelinik Kesihatan Cheras- Bitter & Sweet Memories



Kelinik Kesihatan Cheras- Bitter & Sweet Memories

A true life account of a person’s experiences at the Polyclinic Cheras who was originally named Lady Templer Hospital.

The famous Lady Templer Hospital had a plaque proudly stating that “Foundation stone laid by the Duchess of Kent, 1952, Oct”. It was later transform in the 1980s into Kelinik Kesihatan Cheras with its 50 odd-rooms in a 3-storey blocks. Unfortunately it is also regarded as one the most haunted building in Malaysia. 


Partial View of Lady Templer Hospital (by theearlymalaydoctors.blogspot.com)

Over the years that have been countless stories that the elevator doors opened suddenly, the lights were turned on and off, ceilings were broken and scattered on the floors, of strong smell of anti-septic etc. People have described the run-down building looks like a “rumah mayat” (translation – morgue or funeral home). Some have even described them as “Peng Kuai” (translation – sick ghost). According to Nathan, all these “cari pasal” ghosthunters do not appreciate the patients, staff and the visitors who lived there.

In those days in the 1960s, Nathan who had to go numerous times with her sickly mother and also spent a lot of his time with her at the hospital. Yes, Nathan was initially terrified of standing there and felt the small hair of your neck or arms stood rigid, of sudden feeling the presence of something there and of feeling of unbelievable cold breeze and the smell of cigarettes or cigars in the room.  His mother who can sense his fear and apprehension would softly say, not to be afraid as they mean no harm. 


Over the years, while looking after his mother, he has seen so many encounters like children sudden sad and cry, apparitions of normal hospital staff walking as if busy with their work and one apparition (a male) who seem to be confused about where he is going…so he simply walked into the wall!

Nathan feels that “Some people are loitering around the hospital and they do not realized that they have passed on”.  Unfortunately, there are life are death until the spirits leave these earthly area or realm. Nathan’s mother passed away from her illness in the 1990s.

5 comments:

  1. Been there...terrible condition inside..There was a burst pipe and the poor place tis flooded..well only one floor..but there's nothing really..just the jaga and his dog which he can't give a damn since ppl come and visit..what else can he do

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  2. Hi Alison Alison so glad to hear from you again. That place must have been demolished by now.

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  3. I don't know if it's demolished..the last time i saw there was construction goin on ( KL is 4ver building crap,as though we have not enough buildings..damn concrete jungle)..Shud just leave the hospital alone,but then the land is worth $$$$..haiseh

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  4. Yup! You are right.....too much money for all those buildings etc. Should have left the hospital alone.

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  5. Life after death must have been another realm they have to pass through possible they got confused where to go to.

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