On the 21st Day of Lunar 3rd Month ( 農曆三月廿一日 23 Apr 2011), Fei Jie Fu (正一龍山飛捷府) had conducted the Anniversary Celebration dedicating to Ma Zu & Bao Sheng Da Di. This time round, Gerald & Royce had came specially to assist in helping out and must special thank Vabien’s Mum for the assisting & preparing of the offerings.
At about 10.00Am in the Morning, Jave arrived at Vabien’s House to assist in the last part of the Preparation and at about 11.00Pm, the Ceremony started with 1st, performing the Cleansing (灑淨), Invitation of Deities (祝聖), Reporting (上奏) and then the Dotting of New Statues (開光) for Earth Deity of the Area (一方土地), General Qian Li Yan & Shun Feng Er (千里眼順風耳雙將軍), Lord of Sun (太陽星君) & Lord of Moon (太陰星君).
After the Dotting of the Statues had done, it was time to enhance the 2 new Spiritual Whips aka Huat Soh (法索) dedicated to Fei Jie Fu & Zheng Yi Long Shan Zhi De Fu (正一龍山至德府). Upon completion of the Enhancing, Royce was advised to Initial the using of the Whips – see Pics 21 - 29.
At about 12.45Pm, the Dotting Ceremony was completed and we proceed with the Anniversary Honouring & Birthday Respect. After Jave conducted the Anniversary Respect, Vabien was advised to chant the Qing Jing Jing (清靜經) once and upon completion, All LSM members were to present the 9 Kowtows (三跪九叩) in front of ALL the Invited Deities and the Main Star of the Day.
By 2.00Pm, Vabien with the assistance of Gerald & Royce, the Paper Offerings were being sent off and at 4.00Pm, we arrived at Sembawang Tian Hou Temple (三巴旺天后宮) to pay our respect to Ma Zu.
In the Offering Pictures, you all can see that Vabien had specially prepared 2 sets of Special Offerings dedicating to Ma Zu & Lord Bao Sheng:
1 – Qian Nian Nv Hong Tao (千年女紅套) – this consists of Round Fan (圓莆扇), Perfume (花露水), Needle Set (女紅針線), Pink Powder (粉盒), Wooden Comb (木梳), Handkerchief (手帕) & Red paper for Lipcolor (紅纓紙)
2 – Bai Yao Bao Sheng Li (百藥保生禮) – this consists of Hundred Medicine Fan (百藥扇), Handkerchief (手帕), Wooden Gourd (木葫蘆) & Eight Treasure Herbal Tea (藥草八寶茶) – packed by Vabien
Besides that, Vabien had also prepared special Food Offerings & 4 Paper Robes for Ma Zu, Lord Bao Sheng & the 2 Generals
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