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05-FEB-2006 CM Kwan

Colourful Door Gods

Ping Shan, Hong Kong

A pair of door gods is Chinese decorations placed on each side of an entry to a temple and home. Traditional Chinese believes the door gods keep evil spirits from entering. This custom can be traced back to 1,500 years ago.

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