A Deity's Birthday Bash

Walking the streets in Penang Island in Malaysia would sometimes take you back through time. Once a while, you may bump into people who are dressed up in ancient Chinese costumes. There are many Chinese temples in Penang housing different Chinese deities and they have, as the Chinese put it, their own birthdays which often too, are celebrated with much pomp and fanfare. Giant joss sticks and tons of paper money would be burned and lots of food offered. Then, there would be opera shows in the afternoon and at night too. Before the shows are performed, the performers may dressed up in ancient Chinese costumes to pray to the deities to whom the shows are dedicated. I was lucky to witness such prayers once...


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