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Introduction to the origin of eating dumplings at the winter solstice

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the custom of eating dumplings at the winter solstice should be common in people's life, because it has a certain impact in both north and south areas, but why do you eat dumplings at the winter solstice? If people want to know, they should first pay attention to the historical origin of eating dumplings at the winter solstice.

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the origin of eating dumplings in the winter solstice

the story of the origin of eating dumplings in the winter solstice is that Zhang Zhongjing, the medical saint, resigned and returned home to treat his neighbors. When he returned home, it was winter. He was very distressed to see the frozen people. In order to help the people drive away the cold in winter, he wrapped mutton, some cold expelling herbs and pasta like ears to make a drug called "cold expelling jiao'er soup" and gave it to the people. Later, during the winter solstice, people imitated eating and formed a custom.

Legend of the origin of the winter solstice

according to the records of ancient Chinese documents, in the Zhou and Qin Dynasties, winter and November were the first month and the winter solstice was the beginning of the new year. People first celebrated the winter solstice to celebrate the arrival of the new year. The ancients believed that since the winter solstice, the Yang of heaven and earth began to flourish and become stronger, representing the beginning of the next cycle, which was a auspicious day. The winter solstice as a festival originated in the Han Dynasty and flourished in the Tang and Song dynasties. In the Han Dynasty, the winter solstice was regarded as the "winter festival", and the government had to hold a congratulatory ceremony called "Hedong", and there were "winter worship" rituals and customs of mutual congratulation. During the Wei, Jin and Six Dynasties, the winter solstice was called "ya sui", and people wanted to pay homage to their parents and elders; After the Song Dynasty, the winter solstice gradually became a festival to sacrifice ancestors and gods. During the Tang and Song Dynasties, the winter solstice was a day for worshipping heaven and ancestors. On this day, the emperor would go to the suburbs to hold a grand ceremony for worshipping heaven. On this day, the people would worship their parents and elders. In the Ming and Qing Dynasties, emperors held a grand ceremony to worship the heaven in the suburbs of the winter solstice. The purpose of this ceremony is to pray for and eliminate the epidemic in the country and reduce famine and people's hunger and death. The winter solstice is also the earliest solar term determined in China.

the blessing words of the winter solstice solar term

hold the hand of the winter solstice. I want the lion to open his mouth and don't let the cold go with you. Borrow the wind from heaven and earth to empty your troubles; Borrow a beam of light from the sun and moon to warm your heart; By missing a little, let happiness surround you.

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in winter solstice, emotional walls to resist the wind and cold; The bonfire of friendship warms the heart; Friendly clothes and trousers keep warm and keep out the cold; The wave of greeting is pleasing to the heart. May you take care of the winter solstice, everything is safe, happy and happy forever!

the exhortation of the rain, the tenderness of the wind, the concern of the clouds and the warmth of the sun are pieced together into fragments of greetings. In the winter solstice, it is more unforgettable when it is cold every day. Don't catch a cold. Drink plenty of water and walk often. I wish you peace of mind and body!

the winter solstice sends you "warm sunshine", and Ji Xiangyong is with you. The winter solstice gives you "good luck", good luck and long financial resources; The winter solstice sends you "peace talisman", healthy, safe and happy; The winter solstice sends you "blessing for a long time", with deep affection and fragrance forever!

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