In the Confucian tradition, the body is understood as an inheritance we receive from our families, and as a current in a genealogical stream that reaches back to our most remote ancestors. It brings with it a sense of continuity, contribution, and belonging, and the religious significance that feelings of felt worth inspire. To show […]

Ancestor veneration in China – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Chinese ancestor worship, or Chinese ancestor veneration, also called the Chinese patriarchal religion, is an aspect of the Chinese traditional religion which revolves around the ritual celebration of the deified ancestors and tutelary deities of people with the same surname organised into lineage societies in ancestral shrines. Ancestors, their ghosts, or spirits, and gods are considered part […]

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korean-art: Chuseok is also known for Charye (차례), which is an ancestral memorial service that is thousands of years old. Traditionally, families gather together, hold a memorial service for their ancestors and offer food (such as Songpyeong) to the deceased. These formal Charye events only happen on Chuseok and on Seollal, which is New Years […]