The annual Tomb Sweeping Day is coming soon. Tomb Sweeping Day is a traditional Chinese festival. Every year, there are tomb sweeping activities among the people. When is Tomb Sweeping Day? How do new graves worship in the first year? Let's have a look!
When is Tomb Sweeping Day
On or around Tomb Sweeping Day.
Tomb Sweeping on Tomb Sweeping Day does not mean that tomb sweeping activities must be carried out on this day. Instead, it means that the temperature and climate are very good during this period of time. We can carry out tomb sweeping activities. We can make reasonable arrangements according to our own time, and go to the cemetery for Tomb Sweeping activities on or around Tomb Sweeping Day.
The best time for Tomb Sweeping on Tomb Sweeping Day
It's a sunny morning before and after Qingming Festival.
Tomb sweeping is the peak period before and after the Tomb Sweeping Day. Everyone will go to the cemetery to carry out tomb sweeping activities. From the weather point of view, a sunny morning is more suitable. It is sunny, but it is not very hot. In the morning, many people have to stay in bed, and there will be fewer people traveling. It is a suitable time for tomb sweeping.
How to worship in the first year of Xinfen
The customs of different places are different, according to the local customs to worship.
In some areas, tombs need to be cultivated within three years after the completion of new tombs: descendants need wine and food, three sacrifices and five fruits to worship. In the first year, tombs should be opened on the day before Qingming, the second day on the day of Qingming, and the third year on the day after Qingming. Since then, every time around the Qingming Dynasty, he led his descendants to take fruit grave paper to sweep the tombs.
It's a man's way to press the head of the grave
Traditional custom of going to the grave.
In the past, there was a preference for sons over daughters. They thought that their daughters were from other families and their sons were from their own families. It was the eldest man of their own family who went to the grave to press the head of the grave, indicating that there were successors in the lintel. Now this feudal and superstitious custom is less inherited, and few areas still carry out tomb sweeping in this way. They usually go to the grave together with their families. Now they don't press the head of the grave, but go to the grave to present flowers It's environmentally friendly.
What's the meaning of not going to the grave next generation
The custom of going to the grave of the older generation. In fact, many of the previous rules of going to the grave have been broken, such as not going to the grave every other generation. Now when going to the grave, all the families gather together and go to the grave together. Going to the grave is just a form of remembering our ancestors and remembering our ancestors. Superstitious ways of going to the grave can be banned.