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Sat Feb 9, 2019, 07:28 AM

Thousands of Chinese pray to the God of Wealth

Thousands of Chinese worshippers crowded into a temple in the middle of the country on Saturday to pay homage to the God of Wealth and pray for good fortune.

Devotees flock to the Guiyuan Temple in Wuhan in central China on the 5th day of every Lunar New Year, to mark the birthday of the god Caishen.

Braving the pre-dawn cold, young and old brought handfuls of incense sticks to burn in the courtyard of the vast Buddhist temple.

Worshippers burn incense and other offerings on a scale much larger than at any other festival in China.

Flames flicker in the darkness, with the burning producing so much ash that employees of the temple need to regularly take it away by the shovel-load.

In recent years, the event has attracted more than 100,000 people to the temple each day, according to state media.

https://www.france24.com/en/20190209-thousands-chinese-pray-god-wealth

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rampartb Feb 9 #1
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Response to Troll2 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:36 AM

1. do they have megachurches over there?

the prosperity gospel has millions of adherents who believe that if they "plant a seed" with cash check or credit card jesus will be bound to multiply it 70 times 7 amen.

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Response to rampartb (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 09:01 AM

5. If you use a credit card

Better give him at least six months before the expiration date.

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Response to Troll2 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:37 AM

2. They pray to Walmart?

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Response to Da Mannn (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:39 AM

3. No

George Soros

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Response to oflguy (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:55 AM

4. makes sense.

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Response to Troll2 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 09:27 AM

6. If its stupid and it WORKS, it ain't Stupid

Amirite?

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