How to Seek Kuan Yin Oracle Fortune Telling 100 Divine Lots Interpretation
The Kuan Yin Oracle fortune-telling 100 Divine Lots interpretation at the Goddess of Mercy Temple is popular with devotees.
As you explore George Town, you will see many prayer article stall near this Taoist temple.
‘Street of Harmony’
Pitt Street (Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling) is known as the ‘Street of Harmony.’
George Town’s four main landmark religious buildings are on the same street.
For tourists, this provides a quick tour of the different communities and religious celebrations.
Kuan Yin Temple, Pitt Street
Penang’s oldest temple, the Kuan Yin Temple (Goddess of Mercy Temple), was constructed by early Chinese immigrant settlers.
The famous temple built in 1728 is a landmark building in early George Town.
Step into the temple, and your senses will be greeted by thick burning incense, flocks of pigeons flying low to feed at the entrance to the temple.
The Kuan Yin Temple is one of the most magnificent Chinese-style temple buildings in northern Malaysia. Every 1st and 15th of the lunar month, the temple is busy with devotees and worshippers.
Indian Flower Stalls next to the Kuan Yin Temple
Bright kaleidoscope coloured posies jostle for breathing space with Indian flower garlands made from fragrant jasmine, champaka, roses, and the chrysanthemum with religiously significant leaves used for worship.
Flowers with a riot of unbelievable colours are displayed in large blue and white pails standing two to three tiers high with hanging garlands.
Stalls Selling Chinese Prayer Articles for Kuan Yin Oracle
Several stalls are selling religious praying items next to the Kuan Yin temple.
There are stalls selling birds for release, performing a good deed as giving them freedom.
The Kuan Yin Oracle – Fortune Telling 100 Divine Lots Interpretation
Madam Cheah Tong Long’s religious goods stall has been in business for over 30 years at the same spot.
After inheriting the celestial oracle’s gift of interpretation of Kuan Yin 100 Divine Lots Interpretation from her father-in-law, she became a seer.
He was a gifted scholar from Hainan Island, China.
A devotee may have unanswered questions close to his heart.
- love relationship
- family issues
He can offer prayers and seek direction from Kuan Yin by the Chinese fortune stick (Kew Chiam in Hokkien).
“Even if you’re the biggest klutz ever bumbling and fumbling at anything and everything, lethal for no clear reasons or plagued by fierce nightmares constantly. There is a solution at hand,” Madam Cheah confides.
A man inside the Kuan Yin Temple will conduct the prayer, which involves hitting the petty person symbolic of spiritual cleansing!
Hitting the Petty Person or Villian Hitting
In Taoism, da siu yan or Villain hitting is popular folk sorcery primarily associated with the Cantonese.
Villain hitting is often considered a humble career. Older men or women often perform the ceremony though some shops sell “DIY” kits.
This practice is part of the “intangible cultural heritage” that you get to witness in George Town.
Most of the devotees will go for the general villains – normally, their colleagues perceived as potentially harmful to the client.
Villain hitters may help their clients curse a general villain in an act described in TIME magazine’s 2009 “Best of Asia” feature – as one of the “Best Way to Get It Off Your Chest.”
Goddess Of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng) | Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang
Opening hours: 5.00 am to 6.00 pm (the hours vary during festivities and celebrations)