|Inside a Tin Hau Temple|
|Written by Leung Siu Kin, Nathan|
|Monday, 15 December 2008|
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People normally come to the temple to give thanks to Tin Hau in November and December for Tin Hau's care during the year. Some people show their appreciation by donating cash and others will buy fuel for the temple's oil lamps. Some will drape the statue with necklaces and jewelry. One worshipper was particularly generous: “Mrs. Au gold-plated the face of the statue for Tin Hau saved her from cancer,” said Lau.
“The most difficult part of her job,” Lau said, “was instructing people how to worship the god on his birthday and the day after.” She said she often got no sleep for two consecutive days because so many people queue up to adore the god.
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