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Ariana Lindquist

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Worshippers rush to adorn the Mazu icon with banknotes.

Although the Communist Party vigorously attempted to eradicate Chinese folk religion, instead people practiced their religion hiding. Since the reform era beginning in1979 there has been a remarkable resurgence with over 30% of Mainland Chinese now saying they practice folk religion.
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Worshippers rush to adorn the Mazu icon with banknotes. <br />
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Although the Communist Party vigorously attempted to eradicate Chinese folk religion, instead people practiced their religion hiding. Since the reform era beginning in1979 there has been a remarkable resurgence with over 30% of Mainland Chinese now saying they practice folk religion.