How much do you know about the origin and customs of Laba Festival?
La Ba Festival is one of the traditional festivals in our country, the people have the custom of "drinking La Ba porridge", so when it comes to La Ba many people first think of La Ba porridge, in fact, in addition to La Ba porridge, La Ba Festival also has many colorful customs, the following is the origin and customs of La Ba Festival sorted out by the editor for everyone, let's find out together!
The LABA festival, commonly known as “Laba”, falls on the eighth day of the Làyuè. The custom is to “Drink laba porridge”. On the day of Laba, the monasteries held a Dharma meeting to imitate the story of the shepherdess offering chyle before the Buddha became a monk Laba porridge 。
Legend has it that after drinking this porridge, you can get the blessing of the Buddha, so Laba porridge is also called "Fushou porridge", "Fu porridge", and "Buddha porridge"."Laba" was originally a Buddhist festival, but it has evolved over the generations and gradually become a well-known folk festival.
The customs of Laba
Laba bean curd
Laba tofu is one of the traditional snacks in Yi County, Anhui, Anhui province. On the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month, every household must make tofu, the folk will make this kind of tofu, then called“Laba tofu.”.
Laba garlic is steeped on the eighth day of the last lunar month. It is a custom in north China, especially in North China. The ingredients are vinegar and garlic cloves.
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