Goddess of Mercy

Reporter/Provider - Klein Wang and Rath Wang

class="meta mb-0">Publish Date - 2022-01-26T09:10:00Z65 views

Ahead of the Lunar New Year, many people across Taiwan will be visiting temples to carry out rites believed to ensure a better year ahead. Taiwan is known for its diversity in not just culture but also religions. There are thousands of deities worshipped in many forms, but there is one – known as the Goddess of Mercy – who is seen as a unifying figure not only in Taiwan, but also its neighbouring countries. Rath Wang takes a look at the influence of Guanyin.

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