Religious Holidays Quiz

Handy Religion 2e
ISBN: 9781578593798

What kind of calendar do Daoists and practitioners of CCT observe?

  • Firmly anchored in traditional astrological calculations, the Chinese lunar calendar consists of twelve months of twenty-nine or thirty days, since the time between new moons is about twenty-nine and a half days.
  • Each of the twelve animals of the zodiac is associated with a particular quality or event and gives its name to every twelfth year.
  • During each month, the most important times are the moments of new and full moon.
  • A full cycle equals sixty years.

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