Mongolian Lunar New YearJanuary 23, 2022
Consistently Mongolians observe “Tsagaan Sar” or Mongolian Lunar New Year on the intersection of winter and spring. The specific date relies upon the lunar schedule. Generally, it is hung on another moon day toward the finish of January or in February. Mongolians observe Tsagaan for three days seeing off the finish of winter and inviting a prospering spring of the new year. It is the most renowned family occasion to visit guardians, family members, just as companions. The occasion likewise represents a sound and well off life. Thus, individuals start their arrangements for Tsagaan Sar one month ahead. Families make a few hundred to a few thousand buuz (enormous dumplings), bansh (little dumplings). They get ready a lot of nourishment for their family members, neighbors, and companions who visit the family. The gers, stables, and yards of creatures should be pretty much as perfect as could be expected. Ladies make new deels (a customary dress) for every relative.
How do Mongolians celebrate Tsagaan Sar?
The day preceding Tsagaan Sar is named “bituun” or no moon day. On this day, families put a blowout of sheep posterior, erect layers of customary treats on enormous plates by odd numbers enhancing with confections and dairy items. There is airag (aged female horses milk), rice cooked with curd, steamed and bubbled dumplings, and considerably more on the table. At the point when it gets dull, individuals wear their best garments, lounge around the table and eat however much they can. The neighbors, family members, and families additionally visit one another in the event that they wish. Families put three bits of ice and roughage at the entryway for god Baldan Lham and her quiet since individuals accept that the divinity visits each family the evening of the no moon day. You can see this custom when you go through Tsagaan Sar with families they live in gers. Next morning, individuals get up before the dawn, get wearing their most pleasant garments, and stroll to bearings recommended by the zodiac to begin the new year the correct way. This is thought to bring best of luck for the coming year. At that point men climb the closest mountain or slope to welcome the principal dawn of the New Year. Ladies make milk tea and offer the most awesome aspect it to earth and place of worship. Cook the huge and little dumplings. The welcome function begins with the dawn time. The oldest or hosts of the family sit at khoimor (inverse side of an entryway). At the point when individuals welcome, both broaden their arms turning up their palms. More youthful relatives uphold the seniors at the elbows and say “Amar sain baina uu?” which signifies “how are you? The senior one says “mendee, amar sain uu?” signifying “fine, and you?” and the more seasoned individuals kiss the other on the two cheeks. Now and again this activity is finished with Khadag – an emblematic blue scarf, through which they express their regard to one another. After the family welcoming, they visit each other’s homes. In the first place, the more youthful individuals visit elderly folks’ homes to welcome and are offered by dumplings, milk tea, and so forth Thusly, the occasion proceeds authoritatively for three days, yet practically speaking, it regularly goes on any longer when relatives go significant distances to welcome each other.