Tomb-sweeping Day,also called Qingming Festival,is an annual festival where chinese honor the dead.On this day,each family will gather together,to go to the mountains to clean up the grave of their relatives.Because each family exist in different regions, religion, tradition,Their activities are different in the Qingming festival.
In Chinese heart,the Qingming Festival is a very important festival,the Qingming Festival is a statutory holiday.However, People just to clean the graves in the Qingming Festival , so simple? In fact,not the case.
As we all know,the spring is the season of growth,this time should be full of happiness.We all know that the spring festival is the most solemn holiday in China,this shows how much Chinese like spring.The Qingming Festival is on April 5th every year,at a critical time in spring.But why Chinese to sweep the grabes of their loved ones died,choose this time?DId it ask for sorrow?In fact ,there is much knowledge...
It is understood that,as early as in the Tang Dynasty of China,People have the custom of outdoor activities in the Qingming Festival. The ancient chinese literati like poetry,When they saw the beautiful landscape of the outdoors,they got inspiration to worte many famous poems.And these literati‘s poetry often have meaning of “cherish the memory of the past ,think about the future”.The beautiful poem is easy to spread,these meaning of poems contain is easy to arouse people’s resonance,It will let people miss their loved ons died when reading these verses.
As we know,everyone has different understanding of things in different age,Some people have profound insights, some people's insights is peripheral.Chinese young people, because young, very difficult to have the profound understanding to the Qingming Festival.The old man had contact with a lot of things ,they have very profound insights.During the festival,if you are in the mountains,you will see or hear some people are crying for their loved who's died.The death of loved preson,is a sad thing for anyone.Perhaps,the sadness which long-term accumulated in man‘s minds can alleviated some by crying at this moment.
People visiting the dead man’s grave in the Qingming festival,so there is not a pleasant day.However,when people in the memory of they loved one‘s died,they may gain inspiration and wisdom in sorrow.They would know more cherish their loved one's alive,can understand the truth in life.In many ways,for chinese,the Qingming festival is full of positive meaning.