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Hi folks ... I recently attended a ritual to feed the wandering spirits (ghosts), and to help the souls of fetuses, miscarriages and ancestors reincarnate more quickly. In 'Life between Lives', Dr.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Fiona Bowie May 4.
Hi Folks – a part of my research is interviewing Chinese and occasionally Indian spirit mediums while they are trancing deities and spirits, primarily underworld spirits and deities with knowledge…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Metcalfe Jul 18, 2012.
(What follows is a short extract from my upcoming thesis. The conversation is between the Underworld deity Tua Ya Pek as tranced through his medium and myself. Shortly before this conversation, a girl with chronic leukaemia had approached him in his temple and asked for a cure. My previous blog article "Part 2: 13th March - collecting graveyard medicines" took place exactly two weeks after this initial meeting between the medium and the girl. I had been discussing with Tua Ya Pek the…Continue
Posted on July 13, 2012 at 11:00 — 1 Comment
Well, tonight has certainly been one of the more unusual nights that I have had in Singapore. Michael, a medium (Chinese spirit medium: tang-ki) who trances the Underworld enforcer Tua Ya Pek (half deity half ghost) invited me (for the second time) to go to a night-time graveyard ritual to collect ‘medicine’ to cure people with terminal disease. This time I agreed to participate.
I told my landlord where I was going, as well as a friend Raymond (who is an expert on…Continue
Posted on March 19, 2011 at 10:00 — 10 Comments