Religious Holidays Quiz

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What kind of calendar do Confucians and CIT observe?

  • All Whether Daoist, CCT, Buddhist, or Confucian, all Chinese have historically acknowledged the same overall reckoning of time.
  • Reckoning began around 2637 b.c.e., so that the year 2000 marked the year 4637.
  • Major annual markers are the winter (maximum Yin) and summer (maximum Yang) solstices and vernal and autumnal equinoxes when Yin and Yang are in balance.
  • Official Confucian and CIT events were traditionally set by a Board of Astrology and promulgated by a Ministry of Rites.

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