God of the Stove

Farewell Day to the God of the Stove
24th lunar day of 12th Chinese Lunar Month

 

 

The 24th of 12th lunar month is the Farewell Day for The God of Stove.

 

On this day, The God of Stove will return to the Heaven to report family’s behaviors of the current year. Therefore, Chinese prepare lots of food for The God of Stove. They will include sacrifice, food and cake using sweet rice. The purpose is to hope that The God of Stove saying something sweet to them at Heaven. Sweet rice is kind of sticky; so it can seam the mouth. The farewell meal must be served in the early morning, because returning to heaven is a long way trip. The God of Stove must leave in the morning, so he can arrive heaven on the same day.

 

The God of Stove will return from the heaven on the 4th lunar day of the new year, which is the Welcome Home Day.

 

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Chinese New Year Day 1; New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Day 2: Son-in-Law Day

Chinese New Year Day 3: Mice Wedding Day and Red-Dog Day

Chinese New Year Day 4: Welcome the God of Stove Day

Chinese New Year Day 5: God of Wealth Day, Open Business Day

Chinese New Year Day 6: Clear-Water Master Day (God of Pig Day)

Chinese New Year Day 7: The Human Day

Chinese New Year Day 8: The Completion Day

Chinese New Year Day 9: The Birthday of Jade Emperor, King of Heaven

Chinese New Year Day 10: The Eating Day

Chinese New Year Day 11: The Break Day

Chinese New Year Day 12: The Diarrhea Day

Chinese New Year Day 13: The Death Anniversary of General Kuan Yu

Chinese New Year Day 14: The Lantern Decoration Day

Chinese New Year Day 15: The Lantern Festival