Last Qingming Festival,i return home to worship my grandfather.Qingming Festival is a folk Festival.In the past,the Qingming Festival was called "Arbor Day". But Today, Chinese visit their family graves to tend to any underbrush that has grown. Weeds are pulled, and dirt swept away, and the family will set out offerings of food and spirit money. Unlike the sacrifices at a family's home altar, the offerings at the tomb usually consist of dry, bland food. One theory is that since any number of ghosts rome around a grave area, the less appealing food will be consumed by the ancestors, and not be plundered by strangers.
With the passing of time, this celebration of life became a day to the honor past ancestors. Following folk religion, the Chinese believed that the spirits of deceased ancestors looked after the family. Sacrifices of food and spirit money could keep them happy, and the family would prosper through good harvests and more children.
Ching Ming festival is a traditional Chinese festival, has a history of two thousand five hundred years; Its main traditional cultural activities are: grave, outing, cockfighting, swing, play mat, pull hook, tug-of-war), etc. The members (the grave), is very old. Tomb-sweeping day, as a traditional culture, it is a full of mysterious colorific festival, on this day, the pedestrians on the road are missing people who died, to express their respect and grief!
Ching Ming festival, in hainan many locals call it the "qingming festival". Middle age the qingming festival is very important, if not as a legal holiday, they will also take time to go home "qingming festival". This suggests that the qingming festival has become a culture, become a man of the late express a way of missing loved ones.
Qingming festival, is a kind of Chinese traditional culture recognition and respect. Qingming festival is very important in the ancient tradition of a festival, is also the most important festival of festivals, was the day of ancestor worship and the grave. This grave, the shrine of the dead an activity. The han nationality and some minority are mostly in the tombs. According to the old tradition, the grave, people to carry goods such as especially fruit, paper money to the grave, will be food for offering in the family tomb, then paper incineration, new soil up to the grave, fold a few branches pale green branches ed in the grave, and then salute kowtow worship, finally eat especially home. The tang dynasty poet tu mu's poem "qingming" : "rains fall heavily as qingming comes, and passers-by with lowered spirits go. Restaurant where? Boy pointed apricot blossom village." Write the tomb-sweeping day is special atmosphere. Until today, tomb-sweeping day ancestor worship, mourning the late relatives customs still prevail. And the more brought to the attention of the people.
Chinese is influenced by its culture, make clear the Chinese memorial ancestors festival. Ancestor worship in qingming festival people are back, this is a kind of culture, a kind of habit.
"As" this sentence is confirmed by the wonderful nature, yesterday the wisper under light rain, my heart is heavy like a rock, because want to master and old milk grave, before, I don't understand the real meaning of the qing Ming day, until today after sweeping the tomb, I understand the true meaning of tomb-sweeping day!
At seven o 'clock in the morning, we prepare to master and old milk grave, grave is a fresh thing for me, we take tools and set off.
Walking the winding mountain road, I can't wait, after about an hour, we came to the master and old grandma's grave, a year didn't come, graves are covered with wild grass, you well after the division of labor, began to busy, everything is in place, we started to burn money, along with the smoke, I seem to see their shadow, they told me: study hard and cherish life.
Yes, life is short, happy every day to live, to continuously surpass ourselves, surpass ourselves, dream will come true; The superego, the dream into power; Beyond the self, to create beautiful life! I think life is constantly transcend self, beyond the dream!!!!! Panoramic view of the city house on the mountain, the mountain was full of golden golden in the rape, deep breath, deep and remote light fragrance, fresh air, the flowers with irresistible power explanation of the meaning of life!
The tomb-sweeping day as a holiday, are different from pure solar terms. Solar term is a sign of phenology change, seasonal order in China, and it is more a festival of custom activities and some memorable.
Tomb-sweeping day is China's traditional festival, is also the most important memory of ancestors and the grave. This grave to commemorate the dead man's a kind of activity. The han nationality and some minority are mostly in the tombs. Grave, people to carry goods such as especially fruit, paper money to the grave, will be food for offering in the family tomb, to use paper money on fire new soil up to the grave, fold a few branches pale green branches ed in the grave, and then kowtow worship salute, finally eat especially home. The tang dynasty poet tu mu's poem "qingming" : "rains fall heavily as qingming comes, and passers-by with lowered spirits go. Restaurant where? Boy pointed apricot blossom village." Write the ching Ming festival special atmosphere.
Ching Ming festival, also called TaQingJie, according to the solar calendar for, it is in every year on April 4 to 6, between, it is beautiful spring scenery spring-out of season, also is a good time to people spring outing, so the ancients had qingming outing, and carry out a series of customs sports activities.
Until today, tomb-sweeping day ancestor worship, mourning the late relatives customs still prevail.
"Qingming Festival is one of the most important traditional festival China. It is not only the people pay homage to their ancestors, cherish the memory of their ancestors Festival, is also the Chinese nation's link to find one's origin, is a hiking outing, close to nature, protecting the new spring ceremony."
As an important content of the festival Ching Ming Festival sacrifice, outing custom comes from the cold food festival, Shangsi festival. The cold food festival and the understanding of the nature of the. In China, cold food after the rebirth of the new fire is a kind of new transition ceremony, said the seasonal alternation information, a symbol of starting the new season, new hope, new life, new cycle. Then there is the "thanksgiving" means, more emphasis on the "past" Remembrance and gratitude. Cold food observance ban fire cold food festival tomb sweeping outing travel, take new fire. Before the Tang Dynasty, cold and clarity is the two successive but the theme of different festivals, the former Qiu Xin Memorial nostalgia, the nursing students; Yin and Yang, a breath of life, the two have close relationship with the. Fire ban is for fire, sacrifice to the Archilife dead, it is cold and clear the inherent cultural association. Tang Xuanzong, the court had to order in the form of folk customs in the Ching Ming Festival fixed sweep the tombs of the cold food festival, Hanshi and Qingming is closely connected with in time, cold food festival and Qingming associated with early, sweep the tombs from the extended to the Qingming cold food.