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Sudhana Kumāra plaque

Sudhana Kumāra (a.k.a. Sun Chai) is an acolyte of Avalokitasvara (a.k.a. Kwun Yam; the Chinese goddess of mercy). Though the inscription on this plaque names the Hall of Sun Chai, it is not known from which temple it came.
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Temple bell – St Andrew’s Church, Tingha

A temple bell that, at some stage, became a church bell. It is not known in which temple this bell was used. LOCATION Grounds of St Andrew’s Church, Tingha Temple bell – at St Andrew’s Church, Tingha (IMG_4240, 14.7.19) This is a continually evolving website, and more information about this object will be published as further research is conducted. Objects gallery view Objects list view
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Chim stick canister 1

This canister was used to hold the chim sticks, or fortune sticks, that were used in divination rituals at temples. It is a match for Chim sticker canister 2, which is at Inverell Pioneer Village. The two canisters may have been from the same temple in Tingha. LOCATION Private collection Chim stick canister 1 – Private collection (IMG_6486, 14.4.21) Objects Gallery View Objects list view
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