On the fifth day of the first lunar month, the god of wealth should remember these four points. How many do you know?
Today is the fifth day of the first lunar month, also known as the “Break Five Festival”, which is an ancient Chinese traditional festival.In ancient China, there were many taboos in the first few days of the New Year, such as not moving your needle and thread, sweeping the floor, splashing water and breaking anything.On the fifth day of New Year’s Eve, all taboos are broken, so today is called Po Wu.In the fifth day of the first month when you can make an exception, but it is not taboo, because the fifth day is to welcome the god of wealth, so many rules and taboos are to comply with, this is handed down from generation to generation.Often hear the old people in the home said: “the fifth day of the first month, welcome the god of wealth, we have to remember: one do not worship, two do not stay, three do not touch, four to do”, these are the New Year’s taboo, is part of our Chinese cultural tradition, but now there are many young people do not know the mystery, what is going on?Today xiaobian will tell you about, we come to study together, in order to bring wealth to every working people in the New Year, bring good luck!There used to be a legend about the fifth day of the first lunar month.Legend has it that in the Tang Dynasty, during the Kaiyuan period, there was a merchant named Wang Ergou.One day his family was robbed and lost all their property.He was in despair and wanted to kill himself.At this time, a brocade jade belt of the old man appeared in front of him, his face with a long beard, looks very wenwen, his left hand holding “ruyi”, the right hand holding a piece of “ingot”, it is wen, wealth, two words on behalf of this person is the god of wealth.The god of wealth said: “You hit a big rich big expensive, how can suicide?”Do you know the colored glaze near Zibo?So saying, he threw an ingot on the ground and turned away.Later, Mr. Wang earned a fortune by selling glass.He took the name of Wang Yuanbao to thank King Xingjun for his kindness.Wang Yuanbao became rich and never forgot the God of wealth. He not only worshipped the god of wealth at home, but also built the temple of wealth and Silk Star.Every year on the fifth day of the first lunar month, he would place a wick of incense in the temple of the god of wealth.So everyone followed suit. On the fifth day of the first lunar month, each family would welcome the God of wealth.The fifth day of the first lunar month is the most important day of the first lunar month, so the rules and taboos are also a lot, a careless will cause “bad luck”, you know, one does not worship, two do not leave, three do not touch, four to do, send five poor and two big taboo.According to legend, the fifth lunar month is the birthday of the God of wealth, every family to open the door for their god of wealth.Happy New Year at this juncture, that is “grab money”, will bring bad luck to relatives and friends, so the fifth day of the New Year is not happy New Year.In addition, on the fifth day of the first lunar month, the ancients had the custom of “driving out the five poor”, driving out bad luck and bad luck in the family, and people visiting the house would also bring bad luck to the home.”Po Wu” means “Po pollution”, which means cleaning, throwing sewage and dumping garbage.In the old days, it was customary to accumulate wealth in the first few days of the first lunar month, and to throw things about was to lose “good fortune”.After “breaking five”, this taboo can be broken.On the fifth day of the first lunar month, people are supposed to clear out the rubbish at home, which is called “sending poor”, or poverty.The arrival of the New Year is symbolized by taking the garbage out of the house.3: do not comb your hair, do not touch the soil, do not eat lotus root according to the old rules, in the fifth day these are not to do things, otherwise there will be a loss this year, do not touch.On the fifth day of the first month, do not comb your hair.Hair represents the wealth of the year from scratch, and during the combing process, people will find that it is unlucky to cut or comb their hair during the first few days of the lunar New Year.On the fifth day of the first lunar month, it is also taboo to move the ground, because it is said that it will bring some disasters.Lotus root is not edible on this day!The old man said that the lotus root can not be put on the fifth day of the first lunar month, because there are many holes on the lotus root, which represents “leakage of wealth” and bad fortune in the coming year.4: Welcome the God of wealth, send five poor, set off firecrackers, eat dumplings to meet the God of wealth, from the Ming and Qing Dynasties to the present, the custom of welcoming the God of wealth has continued to today.In order to seek auspiciousness and prosperity, people use various methods to welcome the god of wealth.The god of wealth is also called five roads, five roads refers to east, west, north and south, meaning all roads, out of five roads, can make a fortune.On the fifth day of the first month, every family should open the door, light candles, firecrackers, sheep’s head, carp, etc., respectfully to meet the God of wealth, pray for the god of wealth to bring them good luck, pray for the coming year.Some areas even have the folk custom of robbing the road.The fifth day is the birthday of the god of wealth, but also the day to fight for profits, so on the fourth day, everyone will prepare sacrifices, cakes, incense candles, drums and gongs, lit incense, to show respect to the god of wealth, this is the so-called “grab the road head”, which is to receive the god of wealth.Send the poor god: this is also a traditional folk activity in the folk, meaning worship the poor god.”Five poor” refers to “poor in study, poor in life, poor in literature, poor in wisdom and poor in communication”.From the first day to the fifth day, the taboo of the New Year is broken. Some families pack up early in the morning and take the opportunity to drive away the god of poverty.In some areas, the ritual of sending the poor is more complicated, with a piece of paper cut into a small man carrying garbage bags, called “sweep clear niang”, to drive them out of their homes.Firecrackers: the so-called “collapse poor”, is in the New Year’s day set off firecrackers, meaning the home of “unlucky” and “poor gas”.At that time, people set off firecrackers is also exquisite, to put firecrackers out of the house, and then set off at the door, to drive out all the unlucky things.Eating dumplings: On New Year’s Eve, many areas have the custom of eating dumplings, which means “pinching the mouth of a small person”.When making dumplings, use both hands to rub the edges of the dumplings layer by layer.In addition, on this day, some women will bring some tattered clothes uncut, called “unpack small people”, to avoid misfortune.In our here, people always put all the unpleasant things are blamed on the small people, so on the fifth day of the first month, every family to use a knife to chop the stuffing of dumplings dilute, the chopping board jingdang, so that the neighbors can hear, pray for the coming year will not have bad laugh, for a good luck!The first is eating scraps because the fifth day is the day of “giving gifts and seeking money”, so on the fifth day of the Chinese New Year, people will make leftovers into a “basket”, so as not to meet the god of wealth during the Chinese New Year.Followed by traveling taboo the day of the fifth is to meet the god of wealth and the poor, and break the taboos during the Spring Festival day, many elderly people can make their loved ones at home, when I was in fifth at the end of the no. 5, such as they will leave, this is why old people will feel, a time is not long for the family, after a brief reunion and separation.Conclusion The holiday of many people after the fifth day is about to end immediately, but at this juncture, we try not to go out, so that there will be a year to start “overworked rush about” meaning.On the fifth day of the first lunar month, welcome the god of wealth, remember: 1 do not worship, 2 do not leave, 3 do not touch, 4 do.All over China is humongous, our Chinese culture has a long history, have their own customs, except the above those taboo, there are some places have different standards, such as can not move, not shaved, back, such as this, welcome to leave a message in the comments section discussion, today we share some matters in the New Year!I wish you all the best in the New Year, good fortune, good luck in the Year of the Tiger, and good health for your family!