Tian Hou (Tien Haw)


Photo of a statue of Tien Haw (960-987 AD) (Tian Hou, 天后)in Palace of the Saints. Tien Haw, also called Mazu (媽祖, 妈祖), is the most recent deity to be enshrined. She is the patron saint of the seas, and all travelers ask for her blessing before embarking on an ocean voyage.

In Collection:
Contributor Subject Identifier
  • AMOS 41 god2
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 colour photograph
Alternative title
  • 天后像
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
  • 48.4294, -123.3679
Physical repository Collection
  • Victoria’s Chinatown, a gateway to the past and present of Chinese Canadians
Provider Genre Is referenced by Date digitized
  • 2012
Technical note
  • Cataloguing metadata provided by MH. Migration metadata by MT.
  • Copyright held by Robert Amos. Permission granted for use on Victoria’s Chinatown website only. For all other uses please contact the copyright holder. These images are provided with the consent of Robert Amos, and cannot be reproduced or copied without his permission.
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