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Ping Shan Heritage Trail

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Shrine of the Earth God
 
Shrine of the Earth God
 

Not far west of Sheung Cheung Wai lies a shrine dedicated to To Tei Kung (the Earth God), who is known to the villagers as She Kung (also known as Pak Kung and Fuk Tak Kung). Altars such as this one are commonly found in traditional Chinese villages, as She Kung is believed to be the protector of villagers. They are usually simple brick structures on which a stone is placed to symbolise the presence of the god. Those with higher status may have gable walls with a “wok yee” (“the handles of a Chinese cooking pan”) design.

Apart from this shrine, there are other similar shrines in Ping Shan.

 
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    Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum Heritage Trail Visitors Centre
    11
    Hung Shing Temple
    10
    Entrance Hall of
    Shut Hing Study Hall
    8
    Kun Ting Study Hall
    9
    Ching Shu Hin
    6
    Tang Ancestral Hall
    7
    Yu Kiu Ancestral Hall
    8
    Yan Tun Kong Study Hall
    9
    Yeung Hau Temple
    10
    Old Well
    11
    Sheung Cheung Wai
    12
    Shrine of the Earth God
    13
    Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda
     
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