By News Team (Originally in English)
With a history of over 3000 years, the Moon Festival, also known as Mid-Autumn Festival, is an important holiday celebrated in many parts of the world by people of Asian ancestry and their friends. Taking place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, at this time the beautiful moon is at its fullest and brightest of the year.
This is a joyful occasion for family gatherings and lively festivals, as participants appreciate the many blessings in life, including the bountiful summer harvest, and gaze with delight at the spectacular full moon. One of the most popular traditions is enjoying delicious mooncakes, which symbolize family reunion and best wishes.
In Supreme Master Ching Hai’s exquisite poetry collection, The Love of Centuries, Master shares this touching poem about the wondrousness of the moon:
May we continue to be blessed by the amazing moon’s radiance for eons and eons to come!
We wish our beloved Supreme Master Ching Hai and all those celebrating this special day a very happy Moon Festival, filled with infinite Heavenly blessings and delicious vegan mooncakes!