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Q&A 33. Hanging lanterns during Chinese New Year

Q: Dear Master Lu, Chinese New Year is approaching.  Can we light lanterns and hang them outside the main door for the whole night?  Is this appropriate?

A:

  • You should never hang lanterns, regardless of whether they use candles, light bulbs or otherwise (especially not with candles).
  • Hanging objects (such as lanterns) usually causes trouble.
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