Happy Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Day Taboo



There are some taboos on the Chinese New Year Day. They are ...


Yellow Bullet Since everybody is in a festival mood under a joyful and hilarious atmosphere, people shouldn't argue each other. Also parents shouldn't scold or punish the children. Otherwise, you will have more argument in the new year.


Yellow Bullet Women shouldn't use knife or shear in the kitchen, which indicates evil, anger, danger and cutting out the luck. As a result, women don't cook new dishes on this day, people eat meals from the leftover.


Yellow Bullet Breaking dish plate, bowel or cup means bad money luck coming. In case that happens, then Chinese put all broken pieces in a round container until the coming trash day.


Yellow Bullet A married women shouldn't go back to her mother home, otherwise her mother family will get poorer.


Yellow Bullet To sweep the floor or dump the trash will take away the wealth and luck from the house.


Yellow Bullet Don't have a lunch nap at noon, otherwise people will be lazy year long.


Yellow Bullet To wash the hair will wash your good luck away.


Yellow Bullet Don't wear in black or white to visit friends, because black and white are funeral color in China.


Yellow Bullet People shouldn't visit friend's house, if they have a family member newly past away.


Yellow Bullet Don't eat rice porridge in the morning breakfast, otherwise you won't get rich because only poor people eat rice porridge in the past.


Yellow Bullet Don't eat meat in the morning breakfast, because many gods who are vegetarians arrive New Year Day festival in the morning.


Yellow Bullet Don't wake up people by calling their names, otherwise that sleeping person needs people's push all year long.


Yellow Bullet Don't eat unnecessary medicine, otherwise you will become unhealthy this year.


Yellow Bullet Don't wash clothes, because New Year Day is the birthday of  the god of Water.


Yellow Bullet If someone owes you money, do not ask for the money back on this day. Otherwise, you will do it often in the rest of the year.


Yellow Bullet Don't let people take anything away from your pocket or purse, because that's a sign of money loss in the year.