1 shot, 2 stabbed at temple festival in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One man was shot and two men were stabbed during the tail end of a temple festival early this morning in the heart of old Taipei, reported TVBS. A miaohui (廟會) or temple fes...

Hundred-year temple parade draws locals and foreigners alike to Taiwan's Daxi Old Street 

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — The two-day celebration of the birthday of the Taoist deity Lord Guan (關聖帝君) in Daxi District, Taoyuan City, kicked off Saturday with around-the-town parades that drew lo...

Taoist temple staff in Taiwan attends church service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conflicts stemming from faith often cause loss of lives and property, but sometimes religious differences can end up nurturing reconciliation and friendship.   In ...

Photos of Taipei's Qingshan Temple festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The three-day miaohui (廟會) or temple festival held by the Bangka Qingshan Temple (艋舺青山宮) in which Qingshan Wang (青山靈安尊王, King of Green Mountain) toured Taipei...

Temple festival in Taipei with hundred years of history draws the pious and curious

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three-day miaohui (廟會) or temple festival held by the Bangka Qingshan Temple (艋舺青山宮) began on Thursday with crowds joining the procession led by the King of ...

Taipei’s largest ‘miaohui’ temple festival kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – From Thursday to Saturday (December 7-9), one of the three biggest miaohui (廟會) or temple festivals in Taipei takes place in the city's Wanhua...

Hell to pay: Taoist gods take to Taipei streets to protest curbs on burning offerings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 10,000 members of 100 temples from across Taiwan converged on the streets of Taipei yesterday to protest against measures taken by the government to reduce the b...

Daoist deities take to the streets for a protest march in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Statues of Daoist deities, accompanied by their worshipers and by temple managers, hit the roads of Taipei Sunday to protest against measures take...