According to the perpetual calendar, the Lunar New Year 2021 is on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, or the 14th of June, 2021 of the solar calendar. The tray of offerings for the Lunar New Year will be different depending on the region and locality.
A typical sticky rice dish in the Lunar New Year. Photo: VNA According to folk custom, worshiping the Doan Ngo New Year consists of two parts: the family worshiping ceremony and the outdoor worshiping ceremony. The tray of offerings can be made vegetarian or savory based on the economic conditions of the owner. Specifically: Feast of the ancestors The offerings include: A tray of vegetarian rice Vegetarian cakes, vegetarian sticky rice The five-color fruit tray has five flavors: spicy, sour, bitter, salty, and sweet 9 red gerbera flowers set on a fruit tray Three cups of three-color wine, white, red, and yellow, with a little bit of majesty mixed in it Three cups of tea, three different flavors, with boat gold, bullion, and gold leaf Can buy a bit of hell money Then light 9 candles, light 9 incense sticks, kneel down 9 bows and pray. The ceremony to pray to the Jade Emperor and the Gods Prepare the altar to be worshiped outdoors, placed facing the South. The offerings include: The ceremony table spread a wide red cloth Vegetarian cakes, a raspberry The five-color fruit tray has five flavors: spicy, sour, bitter, salty, and sweet. 9 red gerbera flowers set on a fruit tray. 5 cups of five-color wine white, red, yellow, blue, black. There is a bit of majesty in the wine. 5 cups of tea in five different flavors, with boat gold, bullion, and gold leaf. A red umbrella with a golden border. Note: Do not offer money to the underworld. Light 9 candles, 9 incense sticks and recite sutras: Light candles and read scriptures. Start lighting candles. Bright aura. Pure mind and body. Get rid of worries. Tai Chi Dai Dan. From the projection spectrum. Fairies witness the instrument.Light incense and read sutras. Fragrance to the top. Air reaches the void. Unity God. See the lunar calendar. Spiritual wisdom. France is present. Dan Dien converging. The heart of the ritual. Fox down the fairy. Kneel down for the 9 ceremony. After reading the vows, kneel down again 9 times. Doan Ngo New Year’s vows Here are the rituals of Tet Doan Ngo that readers can refer to (according to the book of Vietnamese traditional vows – Culture and Information Publishing House): Namo Amitabha Buddha! Namo Amitabha Buddha! Namo Amitabha Buddha! I bow to the nine directions, the Buddhas of the ten directions, the Buddhas of the ten directions. – I respectfully bow to the Emperor Thien Hau Tho, the gods and goddesses. – I salute you, Mr. Ban Canh Thanh Hoang, Mr. Native Landlords, Mr. Ban Gia Tao Quan and other Sun Gods. – I bow to the Ancestors, Hien Chau, Hien Sister, and the Huong Spirits (if father and mother are still alive, replace it with Ancestor, Ancestor) Our trustee is:………… Residing at:……………………. Today is the Day of the Horse, we repair the incense, buy the gifts, flowers, tea and fruit to offer in front of the court. We cordially invite you, the Emperor of Heaven, the Great Kings, the Indigenous Spirit of the Earth Land, Mr. Ban Gia Tao Quan, the Five Directions, the Dragon Circuit, and the God of Fortune, bowing to you to come before the trial to testify your sincerity. , enjoy the gift. We cordially invite the ancestors of To Quao, To Ty, the ancestors of their ancestors and relatives……………………, we ask you to have mercy on your children and grandchildren to testify and enjoy the gifts. My trustee again invites the former and the late masters in this house, this land is co-financed with money, co-laid-back and enjoys, granting us a royal palace and a peaceful life. Four seasons without limitation, eight periods enjoy peace and prosperity. We bow sincerely, before the court of honor, bowing to be protected and maintained. Namo Amitabha Buddha! Namo Amitabha Buddha! Namo Amitabha Buddha! At what time should the Dragon Boat Festival be worshiped? In 2021, the Lunar New Year will be on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to folk beliefs, the Lunar New Year takes place only in one day, usually during the Horse hour, from 11 am to 13 pm.