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Miao ci gong (妙慈宮) Lin, Peiying; Buckelew, Kevin; Seymour, Kelsey; Wu, Jinhui


The temple was first mentioned in 2007. List of the birthdays of all the deities in this shrine [1]. The altar beneath the main altar, almost at ground level, features a tiger (Hu Ye 虎爺) [2]. Various deities appear, with Guanyin as the main image and Jiutian Xuannü 九天玄女 in front of Guanyin [3]. A photograph of the statue of the bodhisattva Guanyin, the main icon of this temple, is shown on the front sign [4].

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