|Author||: Li Song|
|Publisher||: Paths International Ltd|
|Total Pages||: 175|
|Rating||: 4/5 (375 Downloads)|
Download or read book Chinese Festival Culture Series-The Tomb-Sweeping Day written by Li Song and published by Paths International Ltd. This book was released on 2015-02-28 with total page 175 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Tomb-Sweeping Day is the festival commemorating ancestors and making sacrifices to gods and saints. This book introduces the origin, inheritance, traditions and varied forms of the Tomb-Sweeping Day.The Tomb-Sweeping Day is to show respect to ancestors and gods and saints worshipped from generation to generation so it deserves to be highlighted and enjoy the same status of importance with the Spring Festival in China. The Tomb-Sweeping Day is seen as a significant component of Confucianism to show the filialness and loyalty of Chinese people. Many folk tales and legends of sagacious heroes are the prototype of sacred ceremonies during the Tomb-Sweeping Day and they are vividly narrated in this book. CONTENTSOriginDisseminationCustomsDistinctive Festive PlacesThe book includes illustrations, tables and graphics.