Hong Kong

Joss Paper Offerings

While I was in Yau Ma Tei and visiting the Tin Hau Temple, I noticed a lot of paper items waiting to be burned. These were all arranged for an upcoming funeral or ancestor worship ceremony. I had written about hell money before (here) which is spirit money that is burnt and hence given to… Continue reading Joss Paper Offerings

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Hong Kong

All made out of paper – part 2

A few while back I wrote (here) about joss paper also known as ghost money, which are paper-crafts that are burned at funerals to ensure that spirit of the deceased has lots of good things in the afterlife. I was walking through Bowrington Road Market close to Times Square and on the second floor are… Continue reading All made out of paper – part 2