Receiving Jingu 接金姑

Sunday, 16. March 2025 in 庆洞村神部

Last day in Qingdong village, Shendu Temple 神部.

Receiving Jingu is a annual pilgrimage from Weishan's Tianmoya Temple to Dali's Qingdong Shenbu Temple 神部. According to legend, Jingu 金姑 was the third daughter of a local ruler in Dali who became the wife of Xinuluo 细奴逻, the founder of the Nanzhao empire. The story goes that she was a rebellious girl who after a fight with her father was kicked out of their household in the northern end of the Dali plain. She wandered around and met Xinuluo, a rough villager from modern Weishan county. They fell in love and married. Her father missed her and after a few years he asked her to come back and sends a delegation to bring her home. Her walk back from their village Longyutushan 龙于图山 back is remembered in this pilgrimage.

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Activities of this long pilgrimage terminate today around noon at the 神部 temple in 庆洞 village.
Festival held according to lunar calendar on 农历2月17.

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