10 Do’s and Don’ts on Lunar New Year’s Day

A list of 10 customs observed on the first day of the Lunar New Year in Taiwan to ensure good health and wealth

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/01/28
By: Keoni Everington, Rana Yeh, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

There are a mind bending amount of taboos during the Lunar New Year in Taiwan. The

God of wealth comes during Lunar New Year(By Central News Agency)

following are 10 rules to follow specifically on Lunar New Year’s Day, to maximize your chances of good health, happiness and success.

1.Put up spring festival couplets on and around your door

Legend has it that there is the ferocious beast called “Nian” (年獸), which comes down from the mountains at this time of year and wreaks havoc. Fortunately, its kryptonite is the color red, so placing red-colored couplets around the door as well as the door gods will keep Nian away.

On the door itself, place the word for “blessing” (福) upside down (倒) to act as a homonym for the word to “arrive” (到), this symbolizes that fortune will arrive at your home.    [FULL  STORY]

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