Chinese Culture – Offerings to Gods

In folk religions of Taiwan, people will prepare offerings for worshipping gods. What offerings do they prepare to gods?

Flowers might be the most common offerings to gods in Taiwan.

Cookies and drinks are ok, too.

Fruit is also very common, but… not any fruit can be offered to gods.

Offering these fruits to gods can bring good luck or fortune.

such as pineapple, orange, apple, banana, chinese pear, persimmon, grapefruit, plum,grape, honeydew ...

Do NOT offer these fruits to gods.

Such as guava,tomato,Custard apple, Carambola, lemon, wax apple

And… meat supplies can NOT be offered to Gods of the Buddhism, unlike some folk religions.

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