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What time is the beginning of summer in 2018? 21:25 on May 5

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

"green shade spreads the field for new light, and the day is long at the beginning of the fumigation wind. Xiaohe sticks water to Hengtang, and butterfly clothes are busy drying powder." when the sun yellow meridian reaches 45 degrees, people usher in the beginning of summer. As the first solar term in summer, the beginning of summer means the beginning of summer. Since then, the weather has become hotter and hotter, thunderstorms have gradually increased, and crop growth has entered an important period. Then let the old yellow calendar introduce you the time of the beginning of summer in 2018.


Q: what time is the beginning of summer in 2018? A: the beginning of summer in 2018 is 21:25:18 on May 5, 2018.

May 5 or may 6 of each year is the beginning of summer in the lunar calendar. According to the interpretation of the seventy-two seasons of the lunar calendar: "the beginning of summer is the April Festival. The word interpretation shows that spring. Summer is also fake. Things are fake at this time." in astronomy, the beginning of summer means that it is about to bid farewell to spring. It is the beginning of summer, and people used to regard the beginning of summer as an important solar term for the growth of crops in the peak season.

in summer. For modern people, the beginning of summer is just a solar term, indicating that spring ends and summer begins. However, our ancestors treated the beginning of summer as an important day. The old custom of Lixia is also a folk traditional festival, called "Lixia Festival". In ancient times, the emperor led hundreds of officials to welcome summer in the southern suburbs, and held ceremonies to worship Emperor Yan and Zhu Rong. In the Ming Dynasty, people began to taste new customs. In the Qing Dynasty, there were more customs such as sacrificing gods, tasting new, feeding festivals, weighing people, cooking new tea and so on.


in China's Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, the eating customs of "tonic food" such as starting summer eggs, healthy foot bamboo shoots, five tiger pills and three or two halves are still preserved; In Xuanwei, Yunnan Province, there are gates inserted with Acacia branches and red flowers to suppress worship, and gray walls around the foot to avoid the custom of snakes. Some ethnic minorities in China also have the custom of Lixia Festival.


after the beginning of summer, the weather gradually turns hot, and the diet should be light. It should focus on digestible and vitamin rich food, and eat less big fish, meat and greasy and spicy food. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that "heat is easy to hurt Qi" and "heat is easy to enter the heart". Therefore, at this time, people should pay attention to spiritual recuperation and strengthen the maintenance of the heart.

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