May 24, 2011
Villian Hitting (打小人) @ Causewaybay
Villain hitting (打小人) or demon exorcising is a folk sorcery popular in the Guangdong area of China and Hong Kong. You can say its asian witchcraft with voodo dolls. Its purpose is to curse one's enemies using magic. Villain hitting is often considered a humble career, and the ceremony is often performed by older ladies.
If the client request to hit a specific villain, then write down or put the name, date of birth, photo or clothings of the specific villain on the villain paper.
The Villian hitters will make use of a varieties of symbolic object such as the shoe of clients or the villain hitter or other religious symbolic weapon like incense sticks to hit or hurt the villain paper. You can always hear the hitters yelling out curses as they hit the paper doll.