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Ghost Month in Taiwan (2) | Pole Dancers, Go-Go Girls & Divine Pigs (50 images)

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GHOST MONTH traditionally falls on the 7th month of the Chinese lunar calendar. According to ancient beliefs, this is a time when the ghosts of deceased ancestors are temporarily released from hell by Yan Luo Wang, the ruler of the Chinese underworld, and are free to roam the mortal realm. These ghosts are said to be 'hungry' as they lack the amenities of the mortal world in hell. Thus they are appeased by ritualistic offerings of food and drink by the Chinese believer. Like human beings, the...
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