The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
Page No. 127 - 130

Getting Good Fortune: The Case of a Tangki Ceremony in a Chinese Temple in Kelantan

Authors : Alexander Stark, Chin Siao Mei, Yohan Kurniawan, See Soo Ying and Wan Yusoff Wan Shaharuddin

Abstract: The bridge crossing ceremony during the festival of the Nine Emperor Gods is a well-known event in the temple of Ling Ying Dian, Kota Bharu. The people go there in order to change their current situation with the intention to purify themselves and achieve a better destiny. Actually, this is similar to a rite the passage in which the situation from the person changes in this case from ill-fortune to good-fortune.

How to cite this article:

Alexander Stark, Chin Siao Mei, Yohan Kurniawan, See Soo Ying and Wan Yusoff Wan Shaharuddin, 2018. Getting Good Fortune: The Case of a Tangki Ceremony in a Chinese Temple in Kelantan. The Social Sciences, 13: 127-130.

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