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Chinese mythology


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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Did you know that there are multiple variations in the mythology behind Chinese New Year celebrations? Well, this is fact! Chinese experts have told that the Chinese New Year is related to an ugly bloodthirsty monster named Nian that would emerge on the last night of each Chinese year to destroy villages and eat people. Therefore, a wise elder had advised villagers to scare the monster away with loud noises. Hence, this could explain why in actuality, people celebrate the Chinese New Year with fireworks, drums and bamboo with fire. Chinese historians have also mentioned that the wise elder of the mythology was in reality a god. The god has also advised the people to hang red paper decorations in their homes and set off firecrackers on the last night of the year to keep Nian away. On the first day of the new year, the villagers celebrated, greeting each other with the words Guo Nian which means “survive the Nian”, a tradition that has continued to this day to mean celebrate the new year...

Product Specifications
SKU :COC86751
AuthorEdward R. Miller-Jones
Number of Pages140
Publishing Year2013-02-18T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeReligion: general
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandFastBook Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00