Chuang Gong Chuang Mu (床公床母), the common Addressing Term of the Deities that Protect the New Born Babies & Children under 12 Years Old (Lunar Age).
Usually these 2 Deities will stayed in the Home or the Bedroom where the Child is sleeping.
So how do we pay respect to them?
Usually we will do it on the 1st or 15th Day Night (農曆初一或十五日), if not, we will do it once in every month, on the Last Night of the Lunar Month (農曆月尾).
So what to prepare?
It's very simple, oneself or the couple just needed to prepare the following few items for the Paying of Respect:
1) 3 Incenses (三支清香 normal length)
2) 2 Red Candles (一對高腳紅燭 those with legs)
3) 1 Huat Kueh (一個發糕)
4) A bowl of Rice with a few pieces of Vegetables & a Chicken Drumlet (一碗白飯﹐幾根青菜及一個雞腿)
5) 3 stacks of Shou Jin (三疊壽金)
6) 1 stacks of Niao Mu Yi (一份鳥母衣 a stack of colorful papers that can be brought at Incense-shops, not easy to find it in Singapore)
7) 1 cup of Rice Wine or Chinese Tea (一杯米酒或清茶)
On the Night of Honouring (after 8.00Pm), oneself needed to use a Big Round Plate (大紅盤) to carry the items.
Place the Candles in the Huat Kueh and then placed the Big Round Plate on the Bed when the baby is resting, if not, on the Main Bed where the Parent is resting.
Light the Incenses and Sincerely Bow 3 times at the Bed. Report who you are and the name of the Child, including the Lunar Age.
After that, placed the Incenses onto the Huat Kueh.
5minutes later, just burnt off the Paper-offerings and the whole Honouring will considered completed.
Retrieved the Offerings and placed them in the Kitchen. Do not allowed any Children to touch or consume it. Only Adults are allowed to finish the items.
While Paying Respect to Chuan Gong Chuan Mu, oneself can recite the Following Praise Incantation dedicated to them:
Jiu Tian Jian Sheng Da Shen Ji Jiu Tian Wei Fang Sheng Mu Bao Gao
Zhi Xin Gui Ming Li
Dong Yue Zi Sun An.
Jiu Tian Jian Sheng Si
Jie Xiu Cheng Tai.
Bing Liang Yi Zhi Zhao Hua
Song Sheng Bao Chan.
Nai Er Sheng Zhi Gang Wei
Bian Li Yin Yang.
San Xing Dou Chen
Jiu Tian Cheng Qing.
Yi Shi Tong Ren
Da Bei Da Yuan.
Da Sheng Da Ci
Pu Ji Pu Du
Jiu Tian Jian Sheng Ming Su Zhen Jun
Duo Nan Duo Nv
Jiu Tian Wei Fang Sheng Mu Yuan Jun