Salvation Ritual was first introduced to Peck San Theng in 1921. Since then, it has become one of the most significant events organised by Peck San Theng once in an average of every five years. The Salvation Ritual is usually performed by a group of Monks, Nuns and Taoist Priests. The social meanings behind this ritual is about preserving and promoting the family value of filial piety.
On 12 October 1978, oil tanker Spyros exploded at Jurong shipyard. Peck San Theng held a special salvation ritual for the 76 victims.