Chung Yeung 2017

Please Join Us on October 28th

Chung Yeung Festival, also known as Autumn Remembrance, takes place on the ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The festival is a day to respect and remember ancestors, a practice widely valued by the Chinese.

The practice of ancestor worship is based on three beliefs:

  • That a person’s good or bad fortune is influenced by the souls of his or her ancestors
  • That all departed ancestors have the same material needs they had when alive
  • That the departed can assist their living relatives

Event Schedule

  • 10:00 am Chanting & Blessing (Shuen Yeung Temple)
  • 10:30—12:30 Free Lunch
  • Noon — Lion Dancers
  • 1:00—2:30 Kite Flying

Free Bus pickup available from Oakland

Call 1-888-339-2888 or visit skylawn.com or hayward.chapelofthechimes.com for more information.

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