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Why do you fly a kite on the autumnal equinox? Taboo in folklore

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

is an important solar term at the autumnal equinox in China, and there will be many customs and activities in the solar terms of the autumnal equinox, one of which is kite flying. So why fly a kite at the autumnal equinox? What are the taboos in autumn equinox Folklore? Let's get to know the old yellow calendar together!

秋分为什么要放风筝 民间传说当中的忌讳

why do you fly kites at the autumnal equinox? It's still a good time for children to fly kites during the autumnal equinox. Especially on the autumnal equinox. Even adults are involved. Kites include Wang Zi kite, silver carp kite, squint moth kite, Leigong insect kite and yueerguang kite. The larger ones are two meters high and the smaller ones are two or three feet high. There are kites on the market. Most of them are small and suitable for children to play. Most of them are pasted by themselves. They are large. They have to compete with each other to see which one is high.

taboos in the folklore of the autumnal equinox 1. It is forbidden to rain in Jianghuai and Guangxi. On the day of the autumnal equinox, people in the Jianghuai area most hope to rain. If it is sunny, there will be a drought. There is a folk song "when it is sunny at the autumnal equinox, there will be a long drought". There is also the habit of praying for rain at the autumnal equinox in Guangxi. There is a folk proverb that says: "it is cold and dry on the autumnal equinox night." obviously, it means that if it is cold on the day and night of the autumnal equinox, drought will occur and endanger the growth and development of crops.

秋分为什么要放风筝 民间传说当中的忌讳

2. It is forbidden to blow the east wind in the North China Plain during the autumnal equinox. It is said that "the east wind at the autumnal equinox will be dry next year." if the east wind blows at the autumnal equinox, drought will occur the next year, affecting the growth and development of crops.

3. Lightning and thunder are taboo on the autumnal equinox. Lightning and thunder are taboo on the day of autumnal equinox. There is a slander saying: "the autumnal equinox is only afraid of lightning flash. How expensive is rice." it is said that if there is lightning and thunder on the autumnal equinox, it will affect the normal growth and development of crops in autumn, reduce crop production, and the price of rice will soar. Therefore, it is necessary to prepare for natural disasters in advance.

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