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Secret: the "autumnal equinox" what are the customs? Sohu culture channel Qing Dynasty "December to August?" (local, Taipei the Imperial Palace) today is the "autumnal equinox", the twenty-four solar term of sixteenth solar term. The meaning and the vernal equinox, summer solstice, winter solstice in climatology is the same, at this time the sun to yellow by 180° and the spring equinox, summer solstice, winter solstice, located in yellow, 90°, 0° 270°. The most magic with the spring equinox, equinox, on the contrary, after the Autumnal Equinox Day will become increasingly short. This is the solar term, awe, and gradually formed a "equinox festival", "Wenzhan late autumn", "equinox Zhan Hou", "lying to get up early morning" and a series of "the phenomenon". "Equinox festival" is different from "mid autumn worship", although both are to worship the moon god, but the latter is the folk customs, the former is an act of state. Some scholars believe that, due to possible autumnal equinox no month, will be moved to the Mid Autumn Festival, forming the "mid autumn worship" custom, this is purely speculation. Because the mid autumn night, such as rainy days, may also have no moon…… "Why the equinox" ancients "Festival"? "History of the Song Dynasty": "at the time when the sun cover equinox, and Yin soul" for modern people, Autumnal Equinox Day only has a "vertical egg" customs, and superstitions in the eyes of the ancients, "Yin and Yang" is an important day of Yin "began. "History of the Song Dynasty? Li Zhi six" lead "towards the Rixi month" in the Tang Dynasty Liu Zongyuan as saying: "according to the ceremony, on the eve of the equinox. At the time when the sun cover equinox, while Yin soul is born." Its meaning is, according to the word of the ceremony, when day and night as long as the noon was started. The so-called "Yin Po", is the superstition of Yin, ghost of a class. The ancients believed that Yin is too heavy will affect national peace and people’s health, so the court to worship the moon, in order to maintain peace and prosperity, the so-called "carry out the evening worship offerings to worship the moon". "When the sun and Yin soul" argument is clearly groundless statement. In fact, autumnal equinox festival month is not Liu Zongyuan the life of Tang Zhaocai, the pre Qin has been "the sun in the vernal equinox, autumnal equinox festival month" etiquette. The Qin Dynasty worship eight gods, the sixth is the moon god, Apollo is seventh. Why choose the vernal equinox and autumnal equinox respectively worship Apollo and Luna, rather than in the new year or the summer solstice, the winter solstice? "History of the Ming Dynasty? Li Zhi three" said: "heaven and earth cover extreme, so the beginning and offering from two to. The time of heaven and earth, the vernal equinox autumnal equinox to the Yin Yang Fang Yong, so long, offering to two points for the meaning of yin and yang." Actually, the vernal equinox and autumnal equinox festival gala and the most suitable. The first month autumnal equinox festival worship time cannot be wrong, according to the "book of Rites": "the emperor spring Asahi, Qiuxi month. Asahi is at the eve of the eve." The sun will rise in the morning hour Gala on the occasion, the festival is in the evening, it is called "April at rixi". Stipulated in the Qing Dynasty, the festival is the autumnal equinox, when the equivalent unitary moment at 5 pm to 6 pm, it is dusk to night time. Besides, there are many rules for the feast. Qing pan Rongbi "imperial age" and "Ji Sheng said:" the spring equinox festival gala)相关的主题文章: