Top 8 Taiwanese superstitions to follow for luck on Dongzhi

Buy shoes and eat tangyuan, wonton, and jiaozi for good luck on Dongzhi

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/12/21
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Bowl of red and white Tangyuan. (Taipei City Market Administration Office photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Today (Dec. 21) is the Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or winter solstice, the peak of winter based on the lunisolar calendar, and a Taiwanese feng shui expert and a Taiwanese tarot card master have given some tips on the best ways to ensure good fortune for the coming year.

Yang Teng-kei (楊登嵙), a folk custom expert and the founding chairman of the Taichung Numerology Education Association, said that the ancients said the days will become longer after Dongzhi, meaning that yin energy (陰氣) has reached its peak on this day and henceforth, yang (陽氣) energy will start to strengthen. Yang said that Dongzhi is a good opportunity to attract luck through the following eight lucky methods, reported SETN News:    [FULL  STORY]

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