Qing Ming Offerings

By Claire Leow Here are samples of Qing Ming offerings. In the past few weeks, we have seen workers preparing tombs for the festival of the dead, such as this woman touching up on the Earth Deity’s altar.     Earth Deity gets offerings first.       Everywhere we saw stones or fruit or food to hold down colored paper, signifying a descendant remembers and the dead is revered. The paper has five colors to represent five cardinal directions. [...]