China News Service, Taiyuan, May 8 (Reporter Yang Jieying) On May 8, the "Ask the Ancestor Yan Emperor" was hosted by the Chinese Yanhuang Culture Research Association, the Chinese Zhongshan Cultural Exchange Association, the National Revolutionary Committee of Shanxi Province, and the Shanxi Province Yandi Culture Research Association. Seeking Roots in Gaoping "Renyin year, the folk worship ceremony of Emperor Yan of Shennong on both sides of the Strait was held at the Mausoleum of Emperor Yan in Gaoping, Shanxi.
Chinese believers on both sides of the Taiwan Strait and around the world worshiped the first ancestor and prayed for the prosperity of China through video and the "Cloud Blessing Ancestor" platform.
At 9:50 in the morning, the ancestor worship ceremony officially started.
The whole body stands, drumming nine times, bells ringing nine times, and opening the Holy Door.
In front of the solemn and solemn Yandi Hall, Li Yufu, president of the Chinese Yanhuang Culture Research Association, recites the ancestral text in a video, and the people on the scene pay homage.
Afterwards, the traditional ceremony of worshiping Emperor Shennong Yan was held, "Respecting the Ten Offerings", and 64 students dressed in ancient dresses offered the "Bazao Dance".
In the year of Renyin, the folk worship ceremony of Emperor Shennong Yan on both sides of the Taiwan Strait was held in the Mausoleum of Emperor Yan in Gaoping, Shanxi.
Photo by Zhang Lei
On the basis of strictly implementing the requirements of epidemic prevention and control, this year's ancestor worship ceremony highlights the theme of "cross-strait worshipping the first ancestor and opening a new chapter for common prosperity", and insists on "controlling the scale offline and doing sufficient articles online." , through a more vivid, three-dimensional and rich form, to make the propaganda more powerful, the topic hotter, the identity of the ancestors wider, the immersion experience stronger, and the cultural infection more abundant.
The Shennong Yandi Temple on Taiwan Island also held worship activities.
Gaoping has rich cultural resources of Emperor Yan, such as relics, stone inscriptions, classic records, historical legends, folk customs, etc., forming a unique and complete cultural system of Emperor Yan in the country.
Since 2016, Gaoping has held six consecutive ceremonies of ancestor worship of Shennong and Yandi across the Taiwan Strait, adhering to the concept of "folkism, national level, globalization", with the main purpose of "inheriting the culture of Emperor Yan, telling the story of Emperor Yan well, and carrying forward the spirit of Emperor Yan". .