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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Hidden Knowledge Of Joss Paper Ashes
If I say that there is hidden knowledge inside the joss
paper we burnt then you may not believe me.
There is a set of knowledge taught by Feng Shui masters of
old that can let people know the deceased's death.
The approach is very simple: If the deceased is of unknown
sex or origin, then before Qingming; Or it can also be done in front of the
grave, or in front of the coffin if someone have burnt some joss paper. We can
take a look at the paper ashes of what it was like:
•If the ashes yellowish white, that the deceased
might be male.
•If the ashes is black, and that the dead was a
•If ashes show red colour, that the cause of
death was bleeding or bleeding to death due to injury.
•If there are white spots within gray ashes, that
the cause of death was due to drowning.
•If yellow is seen in ashes, the cause of death
is due to edema or long illness.
•If erythema then the person is believed to have died
•If the colours are red and green then the cause
of death is crushed by woods.
•If the colours are yellow and red, then the
cause of death is crushed by stones or soil such as in mud slide.
•If the ashes are with yellow stripes then the
person is died of strangulation.
•If the ashes show black lines then the person
was killed in a foreign place.
•If red stripes are seen crisscrossing, then the
person died during a fight.
•If there is no paper dust found than the dead
was a loner, it is now described as unbelievers Taoism.
•If the paper ashes are wet and black in colour,
then the bones already turn black and rotten.
I can’t stand by if the above tell tale signs will be
accurate enough, but it is suffice to deem them as part of our cultural