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SEVEN SISTERS FESTIVAL

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The Seven Sisters Festival is a traditional Chinese festival. Young women were supposed to pray to the deities for embroidery skills and a good husband.

Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Tsat Shing Kung Temple is located at 533 Sai Sha road in Ma On Shan area. It is one of the few temples in Hong Kong celebrating Seven Sisters Festival.
Seven Sisters Festival is no longer a very popular festival so the temple was still quite empty on that day.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
A young couple is burning papers as offering to deities for good luck in love or maybe to get help in order to start a family.
Seven Sisters Festival
Teddy bear offering to the deities? Nobody to answer to this question...
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
The entrance of Tsat Shing Kung Temple is very beautiful. The temple has been renovated recently. Chinese name is 七聖古廟.
Seven Sisters Festival
It is also called Chat Shing Temple, so located in Kwun Hang, Shap Sze Heung.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Other temples for Seven Sisters festival are Pak Wan in Peng Chau.
Seven Sisters Festival
The Seven Sisters deities, who help young women improve their needlecraft.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Chat Shing Temple is worth a visit even the visit doesn't happen during Seven Sisters Festival.
Seven Sisters Festival
Many incense sticks are offered and burnt on this auspicious day in Chat Shing Temple.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
A few beautiful old houses can still be found in villages around Kwun Hang, Shap Sze Heung. Sometimes owners can be very unfriendly even if taking the pictures from outside their private area.
Seven Sisters Festival
Young girls and couples make offerings of flowers, food and paper offerings.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Many offerings are placed in front of the seven deities, including many candies.
Seven Sisters Festival
The Seven Sisters are displayed through seven small statues in Chat Shing Temple.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
On the Seven Sisters Festival, young ladies or young couples come to make offerings in Chat Shing Temple.
Seven Sisters Festival
In the past, having good embroidery skills, was a must for young ladies. Embroidery works are placed in front of each statue.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival
Many offerings are placed in front of the seven deities, including candies, fruits and flowers.
Seven Sisters Festival
Click on the Google Earth link to go to Chat Sing Temple! Fly Fly there.
Seven Sisters Festival
Seven Sisters Festival


The famous Lovers' Rock is located on Bowen Road, which is also a nice place for scenery.

Lovers' Rock
The rock is said to have the power of giving happy marriages who worshipped it.

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Lovers' Rock
Lovers' Rock looks like a stone pen sticking out of a stone base. This magical rock is said to have granted happy marriages to pious worshippers. In certain days, couples who want a happy marriage come to the Lovers' Rock to burn joss sticks and candles in sincere worship.
Lovers' Rock
Lovers' Rock

During Seven Sisters festival, the Lovers' Rock gets more visits.

Lovers' Rock
The rock is said to have the power of giving happy marriages who worshipped it.
Lovers' Rock


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