as we all know, a year is divided into 24 solar terms. Each solar term has its corresponding folk activities, and many solar terms have related legends. As one of the 24 solar terms, there are also many legends about Xiaoshu. So this issue of the old yellow calendar takes you to know the legend of the solar term of Xiaoshu.
Legend of the small summer solar term
drying the Dragon Robe "June 6" it is said that it is the day of drying the Dragon Robe in the Dragon Palace. Because this day is the day with the highest temperature, the longest sunshine time and the strongest sunshine radiation in a year, most families will choose this day "Sun volt", that is, hang the clothes stored in the cabinet outside to be exposed to the sun, so as to remove moisture, moisture, mildew and moth.and
Bai Suozi put down the house. According to the folklore "June 6", Bai Suozi put down the house because Altair and Vega in the sky are separated on both sides by the Milky way. In a year, they can only meet on the "seventh day of July", but there is a milky way between them, and there is no ferry. What should we do? Therefore, on June 6 of the lunar calendar, children all over the world should put the "baisuozi" worn on their hands and feet on the Dragon Boat Festival into the house, let the magpie carry it, and set up a beautiful bridge like a rainbow on the Milky way, so that the Cowherd and the Weaver Girl can meet on the Tanabata.
white dragon returns home. It is said that this day is the day for "little white dragon" to go home. Because the "little white dragon" made a mistake, he was imprisoned on a remote island by the Dragon King's father and lost his freedom of movement. Only on June 6, the dragon king granted him permission to go home to visit his mother. "Little white dragon" was eager to explore his mother, so he traveled day and night all the way, bringing thunder, lightning and storm to the world.,
offer sacrifices to the volt sun. The ancients said that the volt meant "hiding from the heat". The sacrifice to the volt sun has been recorded as far as the pre Qin Dynasty. According to the ancient book, "the Emperor Yan and his God Zhu Rong" were sacrificed by the volt sun. It is said that Emperor Yan is the sun god, and Zhu Rong is the fire god of Emperor Yan's xuansun. It is said that Emperor Yan asked the sun to send out enough light and heat to make the grain grow. Since then, mankind has no worries about food and clothing. People thank him for his merit and commemorate him at the hottest time. Therefore, there is the legend of "sacrificial offering to the sun".and
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