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Mazu celebration

Mazu is a highly revered deity in many Asian religions.  She is known as the patron saint of the seas, protecting wayfaring ships and sailors from the perils of the sea.  In honor of the goddess, devotees host elaborate celebrations.  The following pictures, taken April 17, are from one such celebration. The procession began with... Continue Reading →

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