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date: 18 June 2019

Ancestor Worship Jìdiàn zǔxiān 祭奠祖先‎ 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of China
Author(s):
Jeffrey L. RicheyJeffrey L. RICHEY

Devotees of nearly every religious tradition in China participate in ancestor worship, the rituals in which one commemorates, communicates with, or makes sacrifices to one’s deceased relatives. It is among the oldest and most enduring of Chinese religious practices. ...

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