Photographs and Information about Taiwan's Culture, Nature and People by Rich Matheson

Liuchongsi Pingpu Night Sacrifice

The Liuchongsi Pingpu Night Sacrifice was an excellent festival that I felt privileged to attend. There were few outsiders present (although everybody is welcome) and the festival had a small homey feel to it. The full article explaining the proceedings is HERE.

A wangyi performs a libation on the sacrificial pig during the Liuchongsi Night Sacrifice in Tainan.

Taiwan Culture Portal – 04 November 2011
© Taiwan Culture Portal

A wangyi performs ancient Pingpu rituals in front of Taizu’s spirit throne inside the konkai.

Pingpu dancers circle a sacrificial pig and ‘taizuweng’ during the Liuchongsi Night Sacrifice in Tainan.

A statue of one of the Five Sisters worshipped in Liuchongsi. The image of the sister appeared to a villager in a dream and she was carved and placed in the konkai for worship.

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One response

  1. Looks like a very interesting night!

    November 5, 2011 at 5:52 am

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