Yu‑lan‑pen (Ullambana) Ceremony, for feeding hungry ghosts ‑ Chinese, Buddhist

Event Name Yu-lan-pen (Ullambana) Ceremony, for feeding hungry ghosts - Chinese, Buddhist
Start Date 5th Sep 2017 12:00am
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Description

The Ghost Festival, also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival in modern day, is a traditional Buddhist and Taoist festival held in Asian countries. In the Chinese calendar, the Ghost Festival is on the 15th night of the seventh month (14th in southern China).

In Chinese culture, the fifteenth day of the seventh month in the lunar calendar is called Ghost Day and the seventh month in general is regarded as the Ghost Month, in which ghosts and spirits, including those of deceased ancestors, come out from the lower realm.

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