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Tian Hou

by Micha F. Lindemans
Tian Hou (Tin Hau in Cantonese), literally Empress of the Sky, is a goddess said to protect fishermen. Many temples in her honor can be found along the coastline of China where there are, or were, fishing communities.

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  • Also known as:
    T'ien Hou
    Tin Hau

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