The hungry ghost festival, commonly known as Halloween . Legend is in charge of the hell like ksitigarbha bodhisattva. His mother had been shut up in the hell. Hid in a filial son, mother to be tortured, no sample on July 15th night, mother favouritism put out. Unexpectedly pouring out of the cell of imp, became the place of ghost . So, on July 15 night, people are want to swim around the hospitality ghost in order to protect peace. I feel really liuxue86.com good brave like ksitigarbha bodhisattva, good ah, don't think even the legendary ghosts seem to be so terrible.
Lunar calendar July 14, hungry ghost festival is also called a ghost or a section called LAN is big festival ritual ghosts. Hungry ghost festival originated in a way, and later instead is now commonly known as the ghost festival of Buddhism. LAN section in India language which means down , wing refers to is the first Buddhism Buddha ten lotus's mother died after suffering from the effects of the ghoul, can't eat. After the Buddha help later. With subway five fruit to support ten deities and by deeds to save his mother. So now, in order to sacrifice the wandering soul in the ghost month lunar July at purdue, now called Halloween. In general in ancient times are reluctant to marry, and other important things in this month.
Begins in the name of yuan in the northern wei dynasty, is the view of Taoism. According to ancient books: it is on the fifteenth day of the has , as the cheongwan blessed day; In July 15 is yuan , for the officer to forgive SINS; October 15 is yuan for urban water officer solution. According to the practice to record records: ganjitsu in July, the land officer, the world of good and evil, Taoist and night chanting, hungry section prisoner may also liberation. Therefore, in the July 15 this day, folk will prepare rich offering, officer emperor and ancestor worship.
Hungry ghost festival is a combination of Taoism and Chinese traditional folk, the corresponding, mainly based on the same world view: heaven, earth, water, permeating the godhead into cheongwan, officer, officer of water permeating the governance by the government agency. Folk known as three worlds , is in three officer refers to three of the gods. Chinese eastern han dynasty last years, the documents has comprehensive Taoist cosmology, and before the first ever to be on the three officer calligraphy , respectively, into the heaven, earth, water, and said to three officer sin, repentance to pray for peace. After the development of the six dynasties period, combined with the three days and three yuan in the tang dynasty to the promotion of the official, has, in the yuan, the yuan, and so on three ganjitsu standard, be blessed, najib, ancestor worship, three yuan festival to worship, the emperor rate officials to participate in the festival ceremony. After the tang, song, three ganjitsu become a folk festival.
The hungry ghost festival, daoist temples, such as outside the gates of fire temples, XiBianMen baiyunguan temple and so on in order to pray the good crop weather, peaceful country and safe people routinely held blessing propitious dojo every year. Because of the psychological fear him, people in the daily life of composite of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, the lunar July 15 of the hungry ghost festival known as the ghost festival, called the lunar July ghost month .
After the introduction of Buddhism, Buddhism also has a prayer ancestors, known as the house, Lamar quin had gone words ULLAMBANA (India), namely Meng Lan basin will . Meng Lan basin is the meaning of abuse, the pain of life is like a bat hangs on the tree, hanging, suffering. In order to make the living beings from suspension, then need to chant, cloth off food to the wandering soul wild ghost. The move coincided with the Chinese ghost month, worship, and Buddhism is the lunar July 15 turn undead will held on this day, so hungry ghost festival and Meng Lan will come down at the same time.