The Peitian Temple (Chinese: 配天宮; pinyin: Pèitiān Gōng)[1] is a temple of the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu at the intersection of Kaiyuan and Guangfu Roads in Puzi City, Chiayi County, on Taiwan.

Peitian Temple
配天宮
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Location
LocationPuzi, Chiayi County, Taiwan
Architecture
TypeTemple
Date established1682
Direction of façadeSouth

HistoryEdit

The Peitian Temple was established in 1682 and is responsible for the development of Puzi, which grew up around it.[1]

ArchitectureEdit

The temple faces south.

ServicesEdit

The Peitian Temple is a center of Mazu worship and pilgrimage on Taiwan.[1] Veneration is also paid to her guardians Qianliyan ("Thousand-mile Eye"), Shunfeng'er ("Wind-following Ear"), and Grampa Tiger (虎爺, Hǔyé [zh]).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "History", Official site, Puzi: Peitian Temple, 2013. (in Chinese)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°28′04″N 120°14′43″E / 23.4679°N 120.2452°E / 23.4679; 120.2452