Illumination

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Juergen Pahle

The incense-laden Man Mo Temple in Hong Kong is dedicated not only to one deity but two - the civil (Man) god of literature and the martial (Mo) god of war. In former times people seemed to understand that they are two sides of the same coin. Duality can be discovered here by anyone who is prepared to look for it, tranquil temple and bustling city, heaven and earth, light and shadow, ...

Location: Man Mo Temple, Hong Kong, PR China

 

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