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IX Fortune Stick

Description : Shake Shake! and take your good luck!

 

Origin and belief : The practice of kau cim (fortune stick) interpreting dates back to the Jin Dynasty, according to the Jade Box Records, an ancient Chi- nese book on date selection, written by the famous Daoist monk Xu Xun in the 3rd century AD. Despite the Cultural Revolution in mainland China during the 1960s and 1970s, lottery poetry still prevails today in temples of Taiwan, Hong-Kong, Macau and mainland Chi- na. Most Taoism temples have lottery poetry to provide religious guidance for the believers.

 

Area of belief : China and Asian countries

 

How to wear good luck : Hairpin