Knowledge, meaning, offerings and mooncake fillings, what blessings does each one give?
On September 20, 2021, reporters reported that Mid-Autumn Festival This is a tradition that the Chinese have carried on for thousands of years. This year falls on September 21, 2021 or the full moon day of the 8th month. Traditionally, every home will buy mooncakes to pay respect to the moon. along with watching the moon together
Although Mid-Autumn Festival is a Chinese festival But nowadays, there are many Thai people participating in the moon-worshiping ceremony as well. for auspiciousness
“National Business” collects the meaning of offerings including additional tips For those who are preparing to worship the moon tomorrow.
Meaning of offerings
To pay homage to the gods, 3 or 5 incense sticks, candles, silver-gold paper, a pair of fresh flowers, tea and clean water are needed, but the Mid-Autumn Festival is more special. because of the things that are used to pay respect to each type will have different meanings and blessings especially fruit
- Pomegranates have a lot of seeds, meaning they have children in the whole house and grandchildren.
- Apple means peace
- Grapefruit means having to eat and use.
- Grapes have only added.
- Oranges are auspicious.
- Pear is to have only good things in life.
4 vegetarian foods such as Glass noodles, Chinese flowers, ear mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, tofu skins
4 desserts such as Mooncakes, rice cakes, 4 cups of red sago, white candy
There is also a lamp. To have a bright life A pair of sugar cane to make a porch and women’s personal items such as toiletry sets, cosmetics, jewelry women’s clothing because it is believed that the moon is like a woman
In addition, various fillings of mooncakes also have different meanings such as
- Lotus seeds mean a pure heart. longevity humility and peace
- Plums mean courage and hope. like a plum blossom in winter
- Cereals are a symbol of fortune and fertility.
- Chestnut means son and beloved.
- Red beans. Chinese people believe that kidneys. It is the organ that drives out fear. which red beans can increase the courage of the kidneys
Source: ประชาชาติธุรกิจ by www.prachachat.net.
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