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Taoist Method of Praying 

Praying

When praying, the mind is relaxed, sincere. Mentally prepare what you wish to say, and begin by addressing the Deity, then state your name, date and time of birth, address and wish.

Holding the joss sticks

Both hands should form a BaKua shape with the ends of the joss sticks touching the center of your palms, where the blood vessels lead to your heart. This signifies connection to a sincere heart. When you pray, your wish can be heard.

From left : The ends of the joss sticks at the centre of the palm. For the artery flows back to the heart, touching the centre of the palm is for a linkage of the sincere heart. Grasped the joss sticks with the right hand for the lady and the man uses the left. Bring the other hand with the same grasped manner to form a "Bakua" shape.

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Items for praying to Dua PekGong

Pray by bringing your clasped hands from the level of your heart to the center of forehead With hands resting on the forehead, begin by addressing the Deity, then say your name, date and time of birth and your wish.

(拜神祭品)

The following shows a list of the items normally used for prayer.

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How to Hold joss sticks