|1) "Charm" 符|
|2) The back side of the Protestant Christian chapel|
|4) Is there more to this cartoon than what I get?|
|3) A service in the Christian chapel.|
|5)Banners from the official Taoist Association are still flying over the Mong Kok protesters.|
|6) This shows the banners in context.|
|7) The area of Nathan Rd near the chapel and Guan Gong.|
|8) This is the Guan Gong altar.|
Guang Gong is worshiped by both police and
triads, and businessmen too. More on this
in a future post.
|9) Not exactly in the shape of a charm; what is it?|
|10) Two captions on either side of a bus stop are in the form of a 對聯 and say |
"Adversity tests the strength of character" and "Umbrellas show the people's hearts."
|11) At the foot of the altar; seems to by|
a typical family earth shrine.
Anything I'm missing?
|12) The altar top and offerings.|
|13) Banner on the left side (stage right)|
|14) Another view of the altar area, with fengshui bushes on each side.|
Note earth shrine on left, and pack of incense sticks available for anyone
to use at no cost (like in many a village temple) on the side of the altar table.
|15) Banner on the right side of altar (stage left).|
|16) This is an enlarged "fortune" from a temple from the corner of the banner|
(above) but I don't fully understand its content or the comments on the sides.