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QUERY > Shangren and hanging up money

Dear Colleagues,

Yeah, I don't know what the subject line means either, really. A colleague asked me a question I don't even know how to begin to answer, namely:

After his father's passing, Khan Hong Taiji (r. 1626-1643) starts to show a greater interest in Buddhistic practice. One aspect of it puzzles me: he gives orders to implement a ritual at the beginning of every month, in which sacrifices are made to Xang rin (which I interpret as Shangren 上人). One important aspect of the ritual is to hang up money before the temple/shrine of the Shang rin.

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