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Permissibility of Chinese New Year Celebrations and Cultural Prostrations

 
AuthorUniversal House of Justice (actual author might be, or include, the Research Department or another agency of the House)
 
Title of item
Permissibility of Chinese New Year Celebrations and Cultural Prostrations
Date of this edition 2019-06-04
LanguageEnglish
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 2022-02-28 by Brett Zamir
Classified in Letters from the Universal House of Justice
URLbahai-library.com/uhj_chinese_new-year_prostration
Abstract Permissibility of observing Chinese New Year; prostrating is permissible for cultures in which prostrations do not signify submission or humiliation, but are merely gestures of respect or politeness.
Notes Title not in original, but created for this online posting.
Tags Chinese New Year; Cultural diversity; Holy days; Holy days of other religions; Interfaith dialogue; New Year; Prostrations; Respect; Traditions
Locations China; India
Page views 1074 hits since 2022-02-28
 
Last edited
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