Tomorrow is Zhongyuan Festival. Zhongyuan Festival is the legendary Ghost Festival. When can't you go out at night? Usually after 6:30, that is, after dark. It's better to go home before dark. Why can't you go out at night?
It is generally believed that July 15 is the right day of Ghost Festival and the day when the ghost gate is open. At that time, it's the most cloudy. So it's better not to go out of the street that night, so as not to run into ghosts. In addition, it's better not to go to places such as the river or the sea, so as not to accidentally miss your feet and become a double for the water devil. In addition, it's better not to say anything unlucky or offend the spirit world, so as not to provoke the spirit.
Can you go out in the evening of Zhongyuan Festival?
It is said that during this period, the ghosts and spirits of the netherworld all rushed to the world to have fun and find some delicious food and drink. Especially on the 15th of July -- the Zhongyuan Festival, the day when the ghost gate is opened is the most cloudy day in the world. It is generally believed that it is better not to go out on the Zhongyuan Festival, so as not to run into ghosts, not to go to the river, so as not to accidentally fall into the water ghost's double. It is also believed that July 14 is the most cloudy day in the ghost month. It is said that at midnight on this day, staying in the wilderness, you will see the spectacle of night travel of hundreds of ghosts. Hundreds of ghosts come from Naihe bridge, and Mingsi lights a red lantern to guide them. They come towards the long-standing Yang kingdom. So it's not a night to go out.
What are the taboos in July half? Ghost Festival taboos:
1. It's better to go out less on the day of Zhongyuan Festival, especially if you don't have to go on the night road. If you have to go on the night road, it's better to take more people together. In particular, people with lighter eight characters should pay attention to it. It's better to have more people go out together.
2. Avoid red rope, bell, wind bell and other items that are easy to cause trouble, and try to avoid going out. If you encounter any strange phenomenon, don't panic, concentrate all your attention and open your eyes.
3. Pay special attention to words and deeds, and remember not to say strange things, or it will easily cause others' panic.
4. Don't pick up the money on the side of the road. According to the folklore, this kind of money must not be taken, or it will be punished. According to the law, this is called unjust enrichment.
5. If you go out, please remember that you can't go to places like riverside and waterside. It's taboo to go to the seaside of rivers and lakes, which is easy to cause accidents.
6. It's better not to stay up late, because at that time, people's vitality will be weak and unfavorable. It's better to have a rest earlier.
7. When standing outside, please don't stand against the wall, because no matter what season, the wall is either hot or cold and humid, people can easily feel the negative energy against the wall.
8. Don't pat others on the shoulder, and don't let others pat themselves on the shoulder. According to folk custom, there are two fires on people's shoulders.
9. Do not put chopsticks in the middle of the meal, or enjoy the cool under the banyan or locust tree.