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The origin of the lantern

  Lanterns and Chinese people's lives are closely connected. The temple, living room, there are many lanterns. Careful projections, After the qin and han dynasties have appeared lamp in China, there are paper lanterns after the invention of paper in the Eastern Han Dynasty.

  Chinese lanterns, not only for lighting, it is also often a symbol, said Wu's
He used to do the bride lights (namely palace lantern) on behalf of the wedding celebration; Bamboo lamp is notices this is a funeral
occasions; umbrella lights (word surname light), the voice the same "light" and "D" means flourishing population. Therefore, every family had family names lamps, hanging under the eaves and the living room. Of idolatrous meeting today, before the gods are still two large lanterns, is the continuation of such practices