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Ma Zhu

Ma Zhu can be optimally found in or placed at (but not limited to): travel bags, dashboard, personal tables, shelves in living room, drawers. Matsu or Mazhu (literally "Mother-Ancestor"), mortal name Lin Moniang, is the Taoist goddess of the Sea (an later known as Goddess of Journey, be it in life or travels) who protects fishermen and sailors. She is extremely popular among the Taiwanese, Fujianese, Cantonese, and Vietnamese people, who have cultures strongly linked to the sea. The Matsu Islands are named after her. There are about 800 to 1000 Taiwanese temples dedicated wholly, or usually, partly, to Matsu. Jenlan Temple in Tachia, Taichung County is the most famous Matsu temple in Taiwan, and an annual pilgrimage takes place there each spring.

Chaotian Temple of Peikang Township in Yunlin is another popular temple of Matsu in Taiwan. Heavenly Empress Palace-Meizhou Ancestral Temple is on her native Meizhou Island. There is also a temple on the Pescadores Islands.


Ma Zhu Names:
Ma Zhu, Matsu, Mazu, Lin Moniang, Goddess of Journey

Ma Zhu Information:
Ma Zhu: Goddess of Journey
Matsu or Mazhu (literally 'Mother-Ancestor'), mortal name Lin Moniang, is the Taoist goddess of the Sea (an later known as Goddess of Journey, be it in life or travels) who protects fishermen and sailors. She is extremely popular among the Taiwanese, Fujianese, Cantonese, and Vietnamese people, who have cultures...feng shui deity full article >>>

Ma Zhu: The Legend
According to legend, Lin Moniang was born in 960 (during the early Northern Song Dynasty) as the seventh daughter of Lin Yuan on Meizhou Island, Fujian. She did not cry when she was born, and thus her given name means 'Silent Girl'. There are many legends about her and the sea...feng shui deity full article >>>


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Feng Shui Item: Ma Zhu, Goddess of Journey
Ma Zhu, Goddess of Journey








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