Ang Bin Kuan Kong

(Version in Hokkien)

Ang Bin Kuan Kong

Kong Jee Khi

Sien Kniar, Lai Bin

Kong Chua Ji!


(Version in English)

Red face Deity (General Guan Yu)

Forever talks about integrity

Inside his temple, the loafers

Talks about money!


About this rhyme:~

This is a  rhyme about the going ons  in the temple where the deity stands idly by watching the worshipers gamble.

The author/owner has compiled for record, a collection of early Hokkien sayings, proverbs, rhymes and ditties to capture the essence and spirit of his hoi polloi, a community originating from the southern province of Fujian, China where individuals climbed aboard bum boats, crossing the South China Sea to settle in faraway lands to escape the brewing civil unrest and a way out from hardship carrying along with them in their journey, nothing except their trademark ponytails and their beliefs, very much rooted in Confucianism. These ditties retell their story and their lifestyle way back then so that the younger generation can gain an insight and foothold to their origin..




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