[quote=“Screaming Jesus”]But Baosheng Dadi is not the city god.
According to “Private Prayers and Public Parades” there are two dates:
- 13th day of the 5th lunar month for Xi Hai Temple (No 61 Dihua St.)
[Looks like that one was last week, sorry]
- 25 October (normal calendar) for the Provincial City God Temple (14 Wuchang St.)
Also Changhua’s is coming up on June 13, Taichung and Nantou have theirs on June 15.[/quote]
According to my coworker, who also voluneteers as a temple aide, one date is the proper birthday of the god, while the other celebrates the date he was named as patron of the city and hence is considered also the city’s birthday.