taiwan
Taiwan
Taichung
Weikalossu Lin
2015.04.16

Taiwan’s Mazu Pilgrimage of “Crazy for Mazu in March” – One of the World’s Three Largest Religious Events

“Mazu” is a Taoist goddess worshipped as the guardian of seafaring and fishing mainly around the coastal regions of China. Long ago, many people had emigrated from southern mainland China to the island of Taiwan. They prayed to Mazu for the safety of their voyage on sea, and erected a temple on the island in gratitude for their safe arrival there. Later on, Mazu came to be widely accepted and has become one of the most popular gods of Taiwan today. Continue reading “Taiwan’s Mazu Pilgrimage of “Crazy for Mazu in March” – One of the World’s Three Largest Religious Events”