New year's Day is coming in 2019. Do you want to know why we eat dumplings on New Year's day? Next, let's understand the origin of eating dumplings on New Year's day.
Why eat dumplings on New Year's Day
1、 Before we talk about the origin of eating dumplings on New Year's day, let's talk about the traditional festival of new year's day. Now new year's Day is the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar every year. In ancient times, new year's Day refers to the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar, and the dates of new year's day in different periods are different.
2、 In ancient times, new year's Day is our current spring festival. It was passed at the State Council meeting on December 23, 949. New Year's day and Spring Festival have been regarded as two festivals in China. Not only is the appellation no longer mixed, but also the date is separated.
3、 The tradition of eating dumplings on New Year's day in China has a long history. Eating dumplings on New Year's day also inherits the ancient traditional customs, which is the same as that we all eat dumplings in the Spring Festival.
The meaning of eating dumplings on New Year's Day
1、 In ancient times, dumplings belonged to the food eaten after the new year sacrifice. The ancients paid attention to keeping the age and eating it when they left. That is to say, Zishi is the time of two years, to welcome the new and to say goodbye to the old, which is of special significance. "Zi" means "Zishi", which means "Jiaozi". It means happy reunion and good luck, indicating good luck in the new year.
2、 From the shape of dumplings, it's just like Yuanbao, so eating dumplings on New Year's day means' Attracting Wealth and treasure '. And dumplings are filled with stuffing, which is to facilitate everyone to pack all kinds of auspicious and happy things into the stuffing, in order to place people's expectations for the new year.
3、 From the food itself, dumplings are delicious. As the saying goes, it's better to lie down than to eat. Therefore, now we will not only eat dumplings in traditional festivals, but also in daily life.