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  Demu Mother Lord of the Earth 

Birthday: October 18th of the Lunar Calendar


Demu, also known as Earth Mother Supreme Empress , is one of the Taoist gods. In Taoism, Di Mu Zhizun is collectively called the "Six Royals" along with the Jade Emperor, Emperor Tianhuang, Emperor Ziwei, Emperor Changsheng, and Emperor Qinghua. Daochang is located in Mount Jiuhua. Mother Earth ─ Mother of the Universe, also known as the Supreme Void Mother Earth, Dao Xuanxuan Void Mother Earth, and the Supreme Void Mother Earth Mother infinitely merciful. The original meaning of the void is "infinity is as great as the meaning of the void to contain all laws." Nowadays, Taiwanese folk beliefs, the Taoist spiritual mountain practice system, respect the name of the earth mother as the "Wuji Void Earth Mother Supreme". It shows the lofty godhead and mighty power of the mother and empress.


The Supreme Mother of the Earth is the god who rules the mountains and rivers of the earth, juxtaposed with the Jade Emperor God who rules the heavens. Since ancient times, there has been a saying of "Heavenly Sun and Earth Yin, Heavenly Mother and Earth Mother". The land of the Houtu Emperor is only the mother of the earth, the mother of the earth, and the gods are the highest. The so-called Hou Tu in the so-called "Emperor Tianhou Tu" refers to the "Mother Earth". Commonly known as "Houtu Empress". The term "Houtu" refers to the mother of the earth. Since the Qin and Han dynasties, emperors of all dynasties have held grand ceremonies to worship Houtu. Song Huizong personally visited Yuqing and Yanggong and sealed Houtu as "the only place to inherit the heavens and imitate the virtues of the earth. "It is stipulated that the sacrifice is the same as that of the Jade Emperor. Since the Tang Dynasty, in Houtu temples and temples, there have been statues of women, respected for the mothers of the earth.


Wanrong Houtu Temple in Wanrong County, Yuncheng City, Shanxi Province, China, is the ancestor of Houtu temples in the world. Houtu was revered as "the sect of the gods of the world and the most respected god of the earth" in the Song Dynasty. In the Han Dynasty, the emperor would come to Wanrong Houtu Temple to hold a big ceremony every three years. Liu Che, Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty, expanded the Fenyin Houtu Temple in the fourth year of Yuanding, in 113 BC, and designated it as a national shrine as a place to visit. Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty once offered sacrifices to Houtu six times, and left here the "Autumn Wind Ci", which is an eternal poetry. The classic building in Wanrong Houtu Temple is named after the Qiufeng Tower. After Emperor Wu, the emperors of the Han Dynasty worshipped at Houtu Temple 11 times. In the Tang Dynasty, Xuanzong Li Longji came here three times during the Kaiyuan period to worship and expand the temple. At the time of Song Zhenzong, the Houtu ancestral hall was expanded according to the highest level of sacrificial buildings. After the completion of the entire ancestral temple, it will be 999 acres, and it is known as the crown of the temples in Hainei. The map and stone of Song Houtu Temple's appearance carved in the Jin Dynasty, the existing Houtu Temple,

At the junction of Shangyuanguan Town and Dongjiaying Town in the southwest of Chenggu County, Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province, China, there is the Dimu Niangniang Temple in Nanshahe Scenic Area, which was built in the second year of Emperor Xiandi in the Eastern Han Dynasty (191 AD). It has been more than 1800 years since the people of the past dynasties paid respects and the incense was flourishing. The first volume of the "Di Mu Jing" circulated in Taiwan contains "The Scriptures of Feiluan from the Gudi Mother Temple in Fucheng, Hanzhong, Shaanxi, on the ninth day of the first month of the ninth year of Guangxu" (1883 in the 9th year of Guangxu). Therefore, there is a saying that the mother of the land was introduced to Taiwan from Luofu Mountain in Guangdong in the late Qing Dynasty.


Taoism in Taiwan believes that Mother Earth Supreme is originally Tao Yuan Yiqi, which has creative functions, benevolent and broad, caring for the production and life of the people, and benefiting the human beings on the earth. Every year, October 18th in the lunar calendar is the birthday of Earth Mother. The worship of the Earth Mother Supreme is to pray for the merciful Earth Mother Supreme to bless and bless, and help the people of Lebanon to survive and live, and to get away from suffering and happiness.

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