What is the ritual of “Zhai-Jiao”?

“Zhai” means vegetarian meal, and “Jiao” means offering and prayer.

Before the ritual of “Zhai-Jiao” one must prepare oneself by staying vegetarian for a number of days, and during the ritual one need to pray and make offering when asking for good fortune and the dispelling of bad luck. The ritual is usually performed in Taoist temples.

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