A number of new shrines have sprung up in this grove of trees in Bukit Batok. In these uncertain economic times, it seems every little bit of luck helps.
In an email today (Aug 7), STOMPer Explorer wrote:
“These pictures were taken at the open field at the junction of Bukit Batok West Avenue 3 and Bukit Batok West Avenue 8.
“Beneath several big trees are some shrines and many worshippers come laden with red candles and joss sticks to pray to the tree gods.
“They come to pray for luck and fortune and when word goes round, even the foreign workers now gather here on weekends to pray to the gods.
“Someone must have struck Toto’s first prize and now more fortune hunters come here to ask for more luck and blessings.”