Benzhu Worship (Jianchuan Xiangtu) 本主节

Saturday, 6. March 2021 in 剑川县象图乡石登

Benzhu worship in Jianchuan, Xiangtu area

Benzhu are local protector deities in the Dali area, their worship is a key element of Bai identity.

In the Dali area, almost every Bai village has a Benzhu Temple, the home of a local protector spirit. These protector spirits are mostly historic figures, such as local heros, kings, generals or others who have through good deeds won the adulation of the local population.

Each Benzhu usually has his own festival day, with activities varying greatly from place to place.

See related festivals.

Festival held according to lunar calendar on 农历1月23.

Other Festivals at this Location

Benzhu Worship (Jianchuan Xiangtu)13 Feb. 2021
Benzhu Worship (Jianchuan Xiangtu)26 Feb. 2021
Benzhu Worship (Jianchuan Xiangtu)4 April 2021