Dajia Mazu Pilgrimage 大甲媽祖繞境

Posted by on Mar 23, 2012 in blog, Taiwan, Temple Culture | No Comments
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Jhenlan Temple, Dachia, Matsu

Zhenlan Temple in Dajia (大甲鎮瀾宮) in preparation for Mazu’s departure in 2011.

 

Taiwan’s largest pilgrimage, the Dajia Mazu pilgrimage 大甲媽祖繞境, begins today. The main Mazu sedan is probably pushing through the crowds in the Zhenlan Temple courtyard right now. 3/23/2012 at 11:15pm.

The crowded Zhenlan Temple in Dajia (大甲鎮瀾宮) prepares for Mazu’s departure in 2011.

Devotion at the the crowded Zhenlan Temple's (鎮瀾宮) incense censer

 

I will be meeting the procession tomorrow morning in Dadu, where I left off in 2011.

Lion Dance

Lion Dance Troupe in front of Zhenlan Temple in Dajia (大甲鎮瀾宮)

 

For more information and a daily schedule of the 2012 Dajia Mazu Pilgrimage 大甲鎮瀾宮天上聖母壬辰年遶境進香日期行程, click this link

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