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This edition: Matsu-Taiwan's Guardian Goddess

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Episode Details

Matsu, Goddess of the sea, was not a fictitious character; she was a beautiful young woman with a real name whose benevolence and heroic deeds in saving people's lives made her a goddess. The worship of Matsu has become a tremendously popular practice in Taiwan-she is the most worshipped deity on the island, and a majority of the island's temples are dedicated to her. Through pilgrimages and parades by believers, this documentary displays the great respect for Matsu held by her followers, allowing viewers to experience the goddess' importance in the people daily lives.

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