Taoist Priest

Taoist priest (道士) colloquially called a 'nam moh man' (喃嘸佬 / 喃嘸先生)
“Nam Moh.. Nam Moh… Nam Moh….”, Taoist Priest chanting Taoist scriptures when performing rites to pacify ghosts and spirits.
Stock Photo ID: hkdigit-070905-214638

Equipment: Nikon D70
Event: Hungry ghost festival
Date: 05 July, 2007
Place: Central, Hong Kong

Taoist Priest (道士) colloquially called a ‘nam moh man’ (喃嘸佬 / 喃嘸先生) (since they repetitive chanting Taoist scriptures sounds like nam moh, nam moh…).

Taoist priest (道士) colloquially called a 'nam moh man' (喃嘸佬 / 喃嘸先生)
Taoist Priest Master sit inside the Altars which built with bamboo poles. Taoist priests will take place to recite passages from sacred books to ease hungry ghosts.
Stock Photo ID: hkdigit-070905-214418-01

Special Thanks for Ms. Elaine Cheng to lend me the Nikon D70, I miss my Canon 30D much…

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