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Hong Kong Beliefs

I’m by no means a religious person, but there’s something irresistibly quaint about beliefs and tradition within Chinese culture.  No matter where in Hong Kong you go, if you look hard enough you’ll find something that points to some sort of religion or tradition.  It might be as obvious as a 112-foot bronze Buddha which can be seen from miles away, temples hidden in amongst the hi-rises, shrines in the streets and people’s homes, banyans designated as wishing trees laden with wishes tied to oranges, fortune telling through divination or the practice of ancestor worship.  I can’t help but to find it endearing that such things can exist within a society saturated with hi-tech.

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