Man finds potential ‘life partner’ following Baishatun Mazu Pilgrimage

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A 28-year-old man, nicknamed Hsiao Mao (小毛) who participated in the 8-day, 7-night tour of the Baishatun (白沙屯) Mazu Pilgrimage and wished for a girlfriend received a surprising “response” just one day after.

According to local Chinese-language media, the man has participated in the pilgrimage for three years so far, and prayed for different wishes every year.

Following four years of being singe and the added pressure from his parents to get married, Hsiao Mao decided to ask Mazu for a girlfriend.

▲一名男子跟隨白沙屯媽祖遶境隊伍,祈求成功徵到老婆,沒想到真的被陌生女子搭訕要LINE。(圖/翻攝自白沙屯媽祖網路電視台)
The Baishatun Mazu Pilgrimage usually lasts for 8 days and 7 nights. (Photo courtesy of Baishatun Mazu Pilgrimage online channel 白沙屯媽祖網路電視台)

According to Hsiao Mao, he especially prayed to the Baishatun Mazu for a kind and loving girl, and was surprised to find just a partner one day after joining the procession on April 16.

He revealed that they succeeded in striking up a conversation and even added each other’s contact information for meeting up in the future.

He expressed hope that the relationship can turn into something more.