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An Analysis of the Commonalities in the Cultural Connotation of “Left Ancestors and Right Society” and the Spring Festival Sacrifice

Kexin Yang


The “Left Ancestor Right Society” and the Spring Festival sacrifice are two important rituals in traditional Chinese culture, both of which have the same sacrifice object and are influenced by Confucianism and the theory of yin and yang and the five elements. This article is to find common ideological and cultural connotations from the time nodes of the “Zuozu Right Society” sacrifice site and the Spring Festival sacrifice, which are also an important part of traditional Chinese culture.


Zuo Zu Right Society; Spring Festival; sacrifice; Confucianism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v8i2.13001