Vu Lan’s filial piety (the full moon of the 7th lunar month) is not only a day for Buddhists but also a season of gratitude and filial piety of all children for their birth and upbringing.
On this holiday, according to Buddha’s teaching, each person has a different way to show their gratitude to grandparents and parents.
For Buddhists, they Going to the temple to pray, make offerings, pray for super, do almsgiving, release lives to accumulate blessings and peace with the wish that the deceased and sentient beings rest in peace, and those who are alive have health and happiness.
In addition, every family prepares a A tray of rice offerings to offer to ancestors to show filial piety and loyalty. The tray of offerings is usually a tray of vegetarian rice, and families often eat a vegetarian meal on this day.
In particular, Vu Lan festival in Vietnam also has a ritual put a rose on the chest: Those who still have parents wear red roses, those who have lost their mothers wear white roses.
Those who are lucky enough to wear a red rose on their chest are reminded to try their best to be obedient, filial, and polite to their parents.
Those who wear white flowers will see it as a reminder never to forget their parents’ gratitude, and at the same time keep the family tradition of harmony and harmony.
Hopefully with the above article, you have learned what to do to pay filial piety to your parents on Vu Lan holiday. Wishing you a peaceful and happy Vu Lan holiday with your family.