Possessed

A Taoist spirit medium is possessed by deity from his Taoist temple in Pingdong. Some of the temple gods are on a visit to the Cheng-long temple in Taiwan. He is surrounded by red papers from exploded firecrackers. Cheng-long, Yunlin County, Taiwan April 25, 2015

A Taoist spirit medium is possessed by a deity from his Taoist temple in Pingdong. Some of the temple gods are on a visit to the Cheng-long temple in Taiwan. He is surrounded by red papers from exploded firecrackers. Cheng-long, Yunlin County, Taiwan April 25, 2015

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TEMPLE GOD VISITS AND TANGJI – HUMANS POSSESSED BY THEIR TAOIST GOD Part 2

Humans, referred to as Tangki are dressed in special costumes with blackened faces become possessed by their god when entering the temple they are visiting. For Part 1 go to https://allentimphotos2.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/temple-god-visits-and-tangji-humans-possessed-by-their-taoist-god/

This is one of two Tangji who were dressed in special costumes with blackened faces who came with their god and many member of their Taoist temple from Pingdong County to visit the gods of Cheng long Village temple. The Tangji became possessed by their god prior to entering the Cheng long Village temple. For Part 1 of this four part series go to https://allentimphotos2.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/temple-god-visits-and-tangji-humans-possessed-by-their-taoist-god/

Pingdong County Taoist God Proceeding to Visit the Cheng Long Village Temple God

Bearers of the god parade along the Cheng long Village streets toward the Village's temple.

Bearers of the god parade along the Cheng long Village streets toward the Village’s temple.

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