Meet These “Hell Gods of Wealth” Mediums & Rare Footages of Possession

 

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They didn’t choose this life. The gods chose them.

These Taoist gods bestow wealth to its followers: from lottery number predictions to helping businesses thrive, and everything in between.

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Its followers and guardians are chosen into this profession.

Their traditions are vague, shrouded in mystery and intrigue.

This documentary shows very rare footages and stories about the people involved in keeping it alive: an interview with a caretaker and a medium for the gods.

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The medium Vincent Chen and the caretaker Lee Bee Hoon detail their role in the tradition, sharing their thoughts on the tradition ahead of the Hell Gods’ birthday, where a mass-possession and celebration occurs with other neighbourhood mediums.

Watch ‘Gods Of Hell’ by Dawn Tay (Singapore) on Viddsee:

Viewer discretion: Contains mild ritualistic gore and footages of self-harm

Watch another short documentary about dying Taoist traditions, ‘Making History’ by Clio Goh, about the last surviving “Monkey God” medium in Singapore

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