02 Sep '17, 10am

[Mothership] 7 mystical objects & practices some S’poreans still subscribe to https://t.co/83e9zmYXri

Singapore may be a city-state, but there exists an unquenchable mystical need among some segments of the population that cannot be quelled as they try to come to terms with modern everyday living. Advertisement Role of magical thinking Objects and practices found in Singapore considered by some quarters to be part of the occult domain or mere superstition are derived from traditional Chinese society and belief systems from the surrounding Southeast Asian countries. From talismans and amulets, to alleged corpse oil and spirit channelling, a sizeable number of Singaporeans today still actively seek alternatives to bring about greater ease and assurances, either as a form of shortcut or insurance in life. The origins might not be well-known any more, but here are some interesting objects and practices that can still be found in Singapore: 1. Penis-shaped amulets Image via her...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/09/7-mystical-objects-practice...

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