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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The Notorious Five Ghosts (五鬼)
The statue of 5 ghosts ready made
5 ghost system is a well known system, one of the power Taoist rituals available since ancient times. If the 5 ghost altar is set up properly,
then these 5 ghost brothers will make a person rich. For ordinary folks, this 5
ghost brothers can only be summoned once every 12 years. But for the capable
ones, they can set up a permanent altar.
green ghost of east
red ghost of south
white ghost of west
black ghost of north
yellow ghost of center
for 5 ghosts should be set up before 5th day of the 5th
month of Chinese calendar. The altar for 5 ghosts must not be higher than the
altar of other deities. One must prepare the below items:
of the 5 ghosts if one wishes to set up a permanent altar, or cut out 5 pieces
of paper manikins.
special candle holders, incense holders and food offerings such as chicken,
duck, fish, pork, eggs and 7 cups of rice wine; 5 cups for the ghosts, 1 for
the ghost king and one for the magician.
ordinary people, cooked meats are offered, but for special groups who want more
power; then raw meats are offered. This action has incidentally; make the
ghosts more difficult to control.
offering ritual can begin after 4pm daily. One must beware not to put the
offering too long as once the 5 ghosts are too well fed, they become lazy.
specific system, the leader of the 5 ghost brothers, the “ghost king” is also
worshipped together. Its function is to control these 5 ghosts so as not to
traditional forms of 5 ghost system makes use of 5 human skulls or more recently,
5 human finger bones.