Series Category: Seasonal - Summer

Summer is a warm and inviting season defined by abundance, auspiciousness and remarkable achievements. Regarded as the most Yang (阳) season, summer is associated with the Major Yang, and is exemplified by events such as Lixia (立夏), Mangzhong (芒种) and the Summer Solstice.

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490 years of Summer Solstice Celebrations at the Temple of Earth

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins This year, the Summer Solstice falls on 21 June, marking the peak […]

An Introduction to Lixia (立夏)

Estimated Reading Time: 3 min Signifying the passing of spring, the arrival of Lixia (立夏) denotes the […]

Celebrating Mangzhong (芒种)

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins Taking its place just before the summer solstice is Mangzhong (芒种), the […]

Guan Yin’s Second Birthday — Attainment of Enlightenment

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins As the deified reincarnation of Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy is […]

Mangzhong: New Beginnings with Imperial Harvest QING Collection

Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins The auspicious season of Mangzhong precedes the Summer Solstice’s grandiose celebrations, spanning […]

Summer: The Season of Abundance

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins In both past and present Chinese culture, summer is widely regarded as […]

Ushering in the Summer Solstice

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins As summer reaches its zenith during Xiazhi (夏至), it signals the arrival […]

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Imperial Harvest Crystal Collection