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Ghost Festival Hungry Ghost Festival Zhongyuan Festival Yulan Festival

Aug 24, 2018

Ghost Festival Hungry Ghost Festival Zhongyuan Festival Yulan Festival


The Mid-Autumn Festival, commonly known as the Ghost Festival, is called the Bon Festival in Buddhism in July and a half.

On the fifteenth day of the first lunar month, the Han nationality called the Shangyuan Festival, which was celebrated in the Yuan Dynasty. It was known in ancient times. On July 15th, the Han nationality called the Mid-Autumn Festival and sacrificed its ancestors. On October 15th, the Han nationality called the Lower Yuan Festival, which was a cold food. Sage.

The Mid-Autumn Festival is on July 15th of the lunar calendar and partly on July 14. It was originally Xiaoqiu, and there were a number of crops that were mature. The folks were required to sacred their ancestors, and they used new rice and other sacrifices to report their autumn to the ancestors. Therefore, every time the Mid-Autumn Festival, the family sacrificed their ancestors and offered gifts as they were. On the 15th of July, the grave was swept to the tomb and worshipped the ancestors.

In the Eastern Han Dynasty, Taoism set three sessions of Wu La Ri, in which July 7 was moral wax, and it was the day when the Central Committee was a fixed Taoist to the administration. The date of this ancestor in July was fixed on this day with the Taoist date of the birthday of the Zhongyuandi official and the corresponding ritual date set on July 15.

It is said that the Japanese government has released all the ghosts, and the folks generally carry out activities to sacrifice ghosts. Everyone who has a new mourning will go to a new grave, and usually worship the ghosts and ghosts at the local level. Therefore, it is a festival centered on ghosts and is one of the largest festivals of Chinese folk festivals.