Holy cards, also known as prayer cards or mass cards, are small printings of devotional scenes, religious iconography and saints, typically palm-sized. The reverse usually has a prayer, either asking for divine intercession or commemorating special moments… Read more “Holy cards – Estampitas religiosas”
in almost any Hong Kong’s alley, street or passage you’ll find incense ashes in a bucket, burnt at the beginning of the day by the shop owner, or someone passing by, with a variety of offerings like food, flowers, oranges or cups of tea.
Venerating the departed is a deeply rooted tradition in Asia, where it is believed that when someone dies, his spirit keeps on living in the afterlife and… Read more “Hell money and joss paper – 紙錢, 金纸”
This temple, known also as Kuan Tai, is located in front of St. Dominic’s Market near Senado Square, in the traditional commercial centre of Macao, and it was built during the XVIII century.