Phuket Vegetarian Festival at shrines in Phuket.
Phuket vegetarian festival is held for 9 days 9 nights. Participants must strictly observe 10 Buddhist precepts. Each shrine holds a ceremony to worship and welcome deities to be the chief of the event. There is a deity parade from a shrine where the deity (God Ji? huáng dàdì) visit people to bless them a good life. The parade consists of a flag parade and name sign, following with a small sedan chair, Chinese tiered umbrella, and a big sedan chair which is where the God Ji? huáng dàdì is. People will set up an offering table in front of their houses and kneel down calmly to receive the blessing from the god while the parade moves past their house.
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