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Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple: ask the world

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Followers of Tao, Confucius and Buddha came to visit the generous monk, Wong Tai Sin.

Wong Tai Sin, a monk who lived in the fourth century, ‘fulfilled wishes on request', according to legend. And, so, a faithful crowd comes each day to honour him in this temple where, in 1915, another monk placed a sacred portrait of Wong Tai Sin. Come in. There is nothing stuffy about the place.

Followers and the merely curious wander happily in gardens around the temple while music plays. Wong Tai Sin did not require silence from those who came to him with offerings or for a divination session. Because in the Garden of Good Wishes, you can indulge in kaucim.

The game is to shake a tube containing 100 divination sticks until one drops out. A geomancer then reads it. It remains to be seen whether your wish comes true. And, not necessarily immediately!

SikSik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple
2, Chuk Yuen Village
Wong Tai Sin
Kowloon
Hong Kong

+852 2327 8141

www.siksikyuen.org.hk

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