Yuanxiao, meaning "the night of Shangyuan Festival ", because the main activity in the fifteenth day of the Lantern Festival " is eating sweet dumplings and enjoy the full moon at night, so people will decorate streets, watching lanterns, guess lantern riddles, eating sweet dumplings. This festival is another continued climax which celebration starts from the New Year's Eve, and become a custom of generations and generations. The tang dynasty was influenced by Taoism, also known as shangyuan, and the late tang dynasty was called yuanxiao, but since the song dynasty, it also called the evening lamp, until the qing dynasty, it was called the festival of lanterns. In foreign countries, yuanxiao is also known as The Lantern Festival.
one way valve heard that the Lantern Festival is a Chinese emperor in Han dynasty to commemorate the “pacify Empress Lv".After the death of emperor han gaozu liu bang, liu ying, the son of lv, became an emperor hui of Han. Because his natural disposition was weak and indecision, finally, the power gradually fell into the hands of lv. After the death of han huidi, lv became the sole ruler of the state, turning the world into a state from Liu to Lv. The old minister and clan relatives of liu are deeply indignant, but they were afraid of the inhumanity of lv and silent resentment.
In hokkien, "light" and "ding" are similar in pronunciation, so the lanterns are also used to pray for having a child, striving for the fame, and ward off evil spirits and find the safe. There is a kind of "bright light", at the beginning of the year, place lantern in the temple, with the help of the Buddha's power to pray for safety and smoothly of the year. In ancient times, in order to banish the fear of darkness, the lantern was derived for the meaning of exorcism and blessings. Here Wojin factory wishes you a happy Lantern Festival!