Tet Nguyen Tieu or Tet Thuong Nguyen in Tho Ha ancient village is one of the four big full moon days. On this day, Tho Ha ancient village people often worship their ancestors, heaven and earth
In Tho Ha ancient village, the full moon day of January is a very special and important day with great significance. On this day, Tho Ha ancient village people go to the temple to offer stars to relieve the term with the desire to remove calamities and pray for peace. That’s why on the full moon of January, pagodas in Tho Ha ancient village set up a lute, recite and dedicate merit at the beginning of the year, wishing for the birth of peace and happiness.
On the full moon day of January, Tho Ha ancient village people often go to pagoda and communal house to pray for peace and good fortune for themselves and their families. This is also an opportunity for family members to prepare a tray of rice offerings, stand in front of the ancestral altar to remember the merits of the parents, remember the roots.
Depending on economic conditions and customs, each family and region have different offerings. But in general, they all show respect for Buddha, saints, grandparents and ancestors.