|Posted on April 21, 2014 at 12:10 AM|
Yesterday was Easter, as well as the solar term gu-yu, Grain Rain. It took me a little while to figure out that, unlike the (neo-)pagan Ostara, Grain Rain does not always coincide with Easter Sunday. Last year, for example, Easter Sunday was March 31, four days before qing-ming, Clear Brightness. Sometimes I wonder how I never noticed that the days and nights get longer and shorter with the seasons before I started studying Chinese medicine.
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