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TAOIST PRIESTS OF THE WUDANG SHAN CLAN BOW TO THE EMPEROR OF HEAVEN IN SINGAPORE.
Taoist priests bow to alters representing Yu Huang Dadi (The Emperor of Heaven) in celebration of his birthday in Chinatown Singapore, September 30, 2000. The priests, dressed in traditional costumes, are from the Wudang Shan, a clan located at the mountainous region of Hubei Province, known for its Taoism culture and they are in Singapore to promote China's Wudang Taoism. The promotion will last a week and feature prayers to different Emperors and Gods, martial arts display and chantings.